Friday, October 7, 2011

Giving Thanks for my Newfoundland Family



 For me the fertile soil, soft rolling hills, and orchard fruit for those who love in peace



 For you the barren rock, the rugged cliff and bitter fruit from upland shrub


 They need no care but in defiance cling --to earth untended


 Bred with the wind and sea-- lock within their core the taste of salt


But for my Valley I would call this land my home


Newfoundland!


 Newfoundland

16 comments:

  1. All the pictures are more than beautiful. My very favorite is to click on the last one, it will enlarge and you will see such a lovely moment with the child and Dad, the sun and the water!

    Cheers,
    Jo, Stella and Zkhat

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  2. Beautiful pictures. I hope that some day I will be able to visit there.

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  3. Thanks Sister! Love you and we can't wait for you to come visit your second home again!

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  4. It's just stunning! I'm glad you don't take this beauty for granted.

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

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  5. Wow, if I lived there, I'd never move!

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  6. Lovely words, Janice. All these pictures are missing is YOU! Looking forward to your next visit to see your Newfoundland family...then we can add another picture to this grouping. Love, Love, Love <3

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  7. Those are such gorgeous photos!!!
    Luv,
    Dave

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  8. Wow what a great post and tribute, beautiful
    Benny & Lily

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  9. Looking forward to you coming to your second home.

    Bill

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  10. Newfoundland is my favourite place in Canada. I visited it over twenty years ago and I still remember it as if it were yesterday. Beautiful.

    LP and the critters in The Cottage

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  11. Gorgeous.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

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  12. great post...great photos...

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  13. Jo (Stella's 'Mom') sent me over as she knew I had been on holiday in Newfoundland earlier this year. Some absolutely beautiful photos there, and a few places I recognise. I too saw many irises, rocks, picturesques coastal villages, mist, sun. But no sheep. (But then I have plenty of those back home in Scotland!

    Thanks for bringing back memories of a happy time.

    Cheers, Gail (Bertie's 'Mum') .

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  14. PS to my previous comment. To read about Gail's trip, see: http://bouncingbertie.blogspot.com/2011/07/gail-shows-me-her-holiday-snaps.html

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