New Beginnings

Originally posted on Sabrina's Wonderland:


As 2013 came to an end, I realized I had a very positive outlook for 2014. And as I spent the first day of the new year lounging around watching movies in my pj’s, I realized that I have an even more positive outlook now that it’s finally here! I feel so at peace with things finally! (Hence the picture of the wonderful looking beach we all would love to run away to).

So why do we get so excited about the numbers changing on the calendar? As some would say, it’s just another day.

There are so many exciting things about a new year. It’s an opportunity to start fresh, to reinvent yourself, to better yourself, accomplish goals. It gives every person something to look forward to as a new start in any aspect of their lives. It fills us with an invigorating sense of peace, excitement, and strength.

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Originally posted on All downhill from here:

Well I did not say I was going to do a bird each day. I checked the text and I said I am toying with the idea. Be that as it may I have struggled on and here we are at day 2. I have two birds to choose from. My choice is Bluethroat. You will no doubt notice a resemblance to the Rubythroat and well you might as they are the same genus.

I hesitated though because beautiful though this bird is it is no longer in the most pristine plumage. Of course the same could be said about me so who am I to criticise? The light was passable but I did end up playing with the processing in one or two shots to try and get more contrast. See what you think. Day three will be tricky as I have to do chores and there will…

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