Thankful Everyday – The Tenth

Here we are, a third of the way through, and I feel like I’m just getting started.  This is good for the soul.  This little affirmation every day of things to be thankful and grateful for.  It’s sending positive energy out into the world.  I feel that from others.  I feel that for myself. 10.Continue reading “Thankful Everyday – The Tenth”

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Photo Hunt – Different

Casa Batllo, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The theme for the photo hunt this week is different. I looked through my recent archives and ran across some pictures I took in Barcelona, Spain of the Gaudi buildings. Nothing says different and unique in architecture like a Gaudi building. Strange, beautiful and amazing stuff. I’d never seenContinue reading “Photo Hunt – Different”

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Photo Hunt – Narrow

Laundry, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. It took me a little while to come up with a photo for this weeks theme, but I finally narrowed it down, every pun intended, to this one I took in a very narrow street in Barcelona, Spain. Narrow street, narrow place to hang your laundry, and small narrow balconies.Continue reading “Photo Hunt – Narrow”

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Huh?

IMG_7516.jpg Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl I’ve been playing around with the Aperture program and, obviously, haven’t quite figured it all out. I will, but even still… I liked how this came out. Strange, yet cool somehow. Or maybe that’s just the color of it that makes it seem cool. Hmmmm…

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Back In Lancaster

It’s Monday, September 17, and we are back in Lancaster. I’ve just done a massive update to my page here with pictures from our sojourn to Barcelona. I’ve not done a very good job in that they appear in reverse. If you want to view things in order, you have to scroll down to whereContinue reading “Back In Lancaster”

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Plaza – Las Ramblas

Plaza – Las Ramblas Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl Las Ramblas is the main pedestrian only thoroughfare crossing through most of downtown Barcelona. Lots of cafes, shops, and no cars whipping by. You might have to maneuver around the pigeons though, there are a lot of them around.

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Park Guell

Park Guell Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl Park Guell, another Antonio Gaudi creation, was originally planned as a sort of housing development. However, no one at the time bought into the idea. Eventually the property was given to the city and it is now a fantastic park full of strange buildings, and walkways.

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Bibero

Bibero Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl We stopped at this little cafe to get an espresso, and a little pastry. Martin ordered an espresso, Mary an orange juice, and Karen a xocollata, basically a warm cup of liquid chocolate that tasted a bit like warm home made chocolate pudding. We thought it would be hot chocolate,Continue reading “Bibero”

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The Casa Batlló (1906-1908)

The Casa Batlló (1906-1908) Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl Day Two and another Gaudi building. We spent day two, our first full day in Barcelona, touring all over the city, mostly on foot. We did use the Metro, the Barcelona subway, a few times as well, mostly when we went out to see La Sagrada Familia,Continue reading “The Casa Batlló (1906-1908)”

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CASA MILÀ, “LA PEDRERA” (1906-1912)

CASA MILÀ, “LA PEDRERA” (1906-1912) Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl We arrived in Barcelona last Thursday, Sept 13, in the afternoon, found the apartment Martin rented for our stay, stashed our stuff, and then set out on foot to check out a couple of Gaudi Buildings (very famous architect from Spain who’s buildings, park, and otherContinue reading “CASA MILÀ, “LA PEDRERA” (1906-1912)”

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