Sometimes we look at sights in nature but don't really see. While hiking in the woods the other day, it became a realization that we need to open our heart and eyes to see the beauty of the simple things in nature with each season. There is so much order and purpose in His creation. God has given us awesome beauty in this world to see and enjoy... if we would but stop to see and feel it. Join us as this blog is about stopping to see the real beauty around us...to touch and feel it... "Through the Lens".

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Monday, October 18, 2010

In Honor of Bruce & Margie

Rick, thanks for the sincerity and sensitivity of your blog today.  It is very hard to go forward, but we each must in our own way, Margie and Bruce would want nothing less.  In blogging we get to know folks through their blog and their comments, in fact, we sometimes become closer to friends in blogging than the friends we have where we live.

At this time I would like to share a few collages we have created in honor of Margie and Bruce.  If she were here, she would put some together after your tutorial on creating collages.

                                      Getting Ready for a Wedding

                                      Fall Flowers at Callaway

                                      Serenity Now

24 comments:

  1. Gerri, your collages are simply beautiful and touching, what a great tribute to two caring human beings, I know Margie will love the beauty in those pictures. I can't bear to think of the heartbreak to those two little girls, but as you know I am a pushover for any child especially Grandchildren.Please be safe out there. your friends Sam & Donna.

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  2. It's hard think about going forward, but it's what we must do. Thanks for your post today.

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  3. Such a fitting tribute. I think that I'll do the same.

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  4. I am just about to post my blog ....I hope it isn't taken wrong....I really think Margie would approve, though...

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  5. Thanks so much for your kind words - and for following up with a beautiful, touching post. The collages are terrific and I know Margie would have loved them.

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  6. What a wonderful way to honor the memory of our friends. Your creations are lovely. Be well!

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  7. Each of us will do or think or feel something in memory.

    We will miss them forever.

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  8. Very true in what you write,the pictures are very nice.

    Hope you have a good week.

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  9. Awww Gerri..of course she would of loved this!!
    She never felt like she was much of a photographer..I thought she was an awesome one!! I think she was getting even better on thinking outside the box so to speak. I will miss her pictures of her daily's!!
    I have always enjoyed your outdoor pictures and the wildlife ones. You seem to have a lot of patience.
    Thanks for sharing. Hugs Cindy and Walker

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  10. Good job on the collages - Margie would have approved for sure!
    Barbara

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  11. We each pay tribute in our own way. I think Margie would approve as well. :)

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  12. Mighty fine photos & just the kind of thing Margie would have commented on & complimented you on too:))

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  13. you know of course there would have been a comment..cause that is what she did best..lovely job on the collages..it is hard to move on but we must..
    hugs to you both..one day we will meet!!

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  14. Yep, Margie would have commented on your choice of pictures and nice collages. Nice tribute to her.

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  15. Your thoughtfulness is precious!

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  16. Thanks for sharing! I love how everyone has their own way of personalizing their blog about Margie and Bruce; and how they moved forward. It's great to see how such a wonderful couple touched people in different ways even if we never had the chance to meet face to face.

    Great Job! :)

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  17. It's amazing to me how someone I never met in person could effect my life so much. Margie would want us to "walk" thru our daily lives believing that our lives touch others whether we know it or not. Ya'll have certainly touched mine.
    Beautiful tribute.
    Blessings, K

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