Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Ruby Encrusted - Daily Reminder # 127

Well, the Fall season has offered me some more reds, so today's daily reminder is that there is beauty all around us all the time if we only remember to look for it.  In fall, much of it has touches of orange and yellow and red and makes it perfect for Mary the Teach's (Work of the Poet)  wonderful Ruby Tuesday meme where one can see wonderful reds from fruits to flower to art to... who knows what... from all around the world. Check it out... or join in. It's fun.

Kind of a re-run of last week... bits of red amid the yellows and greens of Fall....









Some things I'm grateful for today:

  • indoor plumbing
  • my cats
  • Fall Colors 
  • All colors
  • electricity
  • coffee
  • yogurt
  • sesame chips
  • thermal windows
  • my camera
  • my friends
  • my nieces & nephew
  • Life
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I wouldn't normally  mix something like this in with Ruby Tuesday, but couldn't find this video to post, and I think this is a story that should be seen by as many people as possible.  Any Americans thinking of not voting, or of voting for the Tea Party folks, please watch this video about the Tennesee community whose Libertarian values allowed someone's home to burn to the ground with 4 animals inside because he hadn't paid a special $75 fee. When the fire spread to the neighbor's home, they came and doused that fire but refused to take any action for his neighbor. Over $75. This is the promise of the libertarians and the Tea Party. It scares me
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 Have a Wonderful Day
May You be Wrapped in Beauty

18 comments:

Rimkogeren said...

Thanks for your comment :-)
Ruby is one of autumn's many colors. Beautiful pictures.

Carletta said...

Wow, look how much your hillside has changed in a week!
We don't have the reds so much yet but it has been cooler the last few days so maybe that will help.
When I see your gratitude lists I always stop and think if I've been thankful each day.

What a big groundhog the guy below is.

Robin said...

Beautiful fall colors. I don't miss winter at all, but I do miss the fall foliage.

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Auntie E said...

I really like the four photo. The colors are starting to look so beautiful.. Love the fall time.
My Ruby Tuesday link for you

Felisol said...

I'm impressed by your mighty hillside view.
Makes me want to go home, to my birthplace that is.
I'm scared when a democracy is reduced to freedom to avoid taxes and let the poor people look out for themselves.

A quotation from Anatole France ( translated by me).
"The Law is equal to everybody. It forbids both rich and poor to sleep under the bridges".

Leora said...

I love those fall colors, too. I enjoyed your list...I am picturing your nieces and nephews in my mind.

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Absolutely stunning!!!! What a great photo share for us guests.

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Life Ramblings said...

nothing beats the beauty of nature. nice shots.

Dianne said...

I love your view!
so many pretty trees all around you

lovely photos

the Tea Party is all over my town, they have a darling who won the primary and is now trotting round town spewing her crap and far too many are eating it up

something tells me I'll be getting into a few "discussions" between now and election day

reg said...

Just incredible how nature shows off so perfectly. wonderful pics all.

Paz said...

I love the changing color of the leaves. Beautiful. I'm grateful for indoor plumbing, too. ;-)

Paz

EG Wow said...

The fall colours are truly beautiful, aren't they?

Rajesh said...

Beautiful colors of autumn.

lina@women's perspectives said...

Great views and beautiful colors...
Thanks for dropping by :)

Lesa said...

great foliage photos-- no color change in Ok yet. Thanks for the visit

Rita said...

Looks as if you live in a very beautiful place. Great fall shots. Our color has not reached that point yet.

Thanks for stopping by to visit my spider girl.

lazyclick said...

Beautiful colors.