Fascinating Fes

Another good picture tour. Keep up the good work.

yamarella

fesFes is an exotic and fascinating city located in northeastern Morocco. It is often referred to as the cultural capital of the country. There are many architectural wonders and historic buildings to delight in.

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One of the most iconic sights in the city and the most unbelievable scents come from the Chaouwara Tanneries. Here world-class leather is produced making use of methods that have changed little since medieval times. In the mornings you can see pits here full of colorful dye. To see it all the best way is to enter any one of the many leather shops here that have been built into the wall that surround the site.

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At Art Naji is the place to go for ceramics and this is where you can get the distinctive blue pottery or intricate mosaics and much more. Guides will be glad to show you around. The clay used…

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Rabat on the Bouregreg River

Love the pictures as always. I love how you take us on a brief tour almost like we’re there.🙂🙂🚍🚍🚉🚉🚕🚕🚓🚓🚙🚙

yamarella

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The capital of Morocco, Rabat sits on the shores of the Bouregreg River and the Atlantic Ocean. It is known for landmarks of Islamic and French-colonial heritage.

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A top tourist attraction is the Kasbah district. Here inside the fortress wall that date from the 11th century you’ll find a small and peaceful neighborhood. Here you can stroll along twisting white and blue lanes in Andalusian-style.

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Visit the Kasbah Mosque which was built in 1150 and is the oldest mosque in the city. This area also offers great views over to Sale and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Outside of the mosque are the beautiful Andalusian Gardens that were laid out in the early 20th century. Within the gardens you’ll fine the Oudaias Museum housed in a 17th century lodge. At the far end of the lodge a room shows an ancient Moroccan interior. There is also an…

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Urgent Need of a Patient, Loving Person in the Phoenix Area

Good post. I hope you all share this post to help these boys find a forever loving home. Shared on LinkedIn.

Luanne Castle's Writer Site

Wedding week is here, so our family is busy and scatterbrained. But before I sign out for the celebration days, I need to share an important message. I jabber about Perry a lot. He’s a cat who is somewhere on the continuum between feral and socialized. I hope with my loving care that he can become socialized enough to make a very good house cat. He showed up in the right yard if he wanted to find somebody who was willing to give him a chance.

But at our shelter for the past full year we have had two little brothers who are just like Perry. They even look a little like him–furry and grayish. I’ve posted about them in the past, but they are growing older and are now fully adult cats. They have become socialized enough that they love to play games with people. They looove other cats…

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WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU FOLLOW MY PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE?

Hi everyone, sorry the link isn’t working. I would still like to find out what would make you follow my other site? Below are options and unlike a poll, you can comment and put down what you’d like to see if it’s not in the choices below.  However if you click on the picture beside where it says WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) then underneath where it says Archives click on April and it should come up or click view and it should come up. If not, below are your choices.

Good Luck All. Thanks for your patience.

The choices are:

  1. The Pictures
  2. Posts I Reblog On My New Site
  3. Both Pictures And Reblogging Posts
  4. Having A Theme Each Week
  5. All The Above

Once Again, sorry the link for the poll isn’t working but I thought I’d give everyone a chance to vote and comment anyway. Can’t wait for the results and read your comments.

 

UPDATE: POST PUBLISHED ON CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE CALLED SUNRISES AND SUNSETS: IN PHOTOS PLUS SOME OTHER POSTS THAT WERE REBLOGGED

UPDATE:

I did some blogging and reblogging on my new site, CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE. I also just published another picture blog called SUNRISES AND SUNSETS: IN PHOTOS. I think in my opinion these blogs are pretty good.

On your dashboard under Links then hitting All Links, you’ll find both of my sites and their Links. If you don’t want to bother with that, here is the link for CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE.

Thanks to Everyone who has visited the site. I hope you follow it too.

 

Blind as a Cat

Good Post. Shared it with others on LinkedIn.

Bad Cat Chris

I read somewhere that a cat can’t see as well as a human during the day but they can see effectively in light as low as one sixth the level of effective human eyesight. Another thing about a cat’s vision that is supposed to be better than a human’s is their ability to detect even slight motion in their field of view. These are facts that I am not certain about (and I’m too lazy to look them up) but if they are true then Frankie has a problem with his eyesight.

I always knew Frankie was not as good at catching lizards as Chris or Puck. Sure, he did catch a rabbit last year while at the same time evading capture from two people. That was impressive, but rabbits are big and easy to see.

I noticed lately on our walks that he doesn’t seem to notice lizards as well…

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PLEASE FOLLOW MY OTHER SITE

Welcome to CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING), I hope you go to my other site CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE and hope you follow me there too. I have no followers yet and hope to get some. Please follow me at my other site too.

I sure would appreciate it. THANKS IN ADVANCE EVERYONE.

P.S. All you have to do is switch sites and hit the follow button. I hope you follow me. THANKS AGAIN.

THE MEMORIES OF GRADUATION

Writing this blog brings back so many memories for me and hope it does for you too. When I graduated, it was in May mostly. You see my graduation ceremonies went something like this: Elementary School or K-6(No Graduation Ceremony), Highshool(A May Graduation), A 2 Year College(Got My Diploma In December of 1989 and went to the graduation ceremony in May) but could have skipped the May graduation ceremony in May since I already had my diploma. I felt since I worked so hard to  accomplished a diploma, I wanted to go through the graduation ceremony. I also had a 4 Year College(A May Graduation).  It may have been a lot of work but was well worth it.

Graduation is a time for every student to reflect back on what they’ve worked for and to be proud of what they accomplished whether they ended up graduating with honors or not.  Also, most students celebrate by having a graduation party in May or early April.

The following is only one memory of my graduation and there are more memories also but memory listed below is a memory that stood out to me.

I know I was excited and proud of what I accomplished. I think I felt this way because I had people tell me I couldn’t accomplish going to college and when I went to a 4 year college, I had professors telling me I couldn’t do it. However, I have to give the one professor credit because he eventually came back and told me he was proud of what I accomplished.

So whether you’ve graduated or are about to graduate, remember graduation is a time to look forward to and to celebrate what you’ve worked so hard to accomplish-a diploma and/or a degree. You’ll also find it a time to decide what college you’re going to or decide if you’re going on for a graduate degree.

🙂Congratulations if you worked hard to earn yourself a diploma and/or a degree.🙂

If you don’t have a degree or a highschool diploma, I urge you to either complete highschool or get your GED.

🎈🎈Congratulations to the Class Of 2017 🎈🎈

My niece graduated from highschool already and pictures below show the some of the memories we shared with her.

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My Niece, Kaitlin Getting Her Diploma
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My Niece, Kaitlin In Her Graduation Cap And Gown Holding Her Pet Dog, Maxi
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My Niece, Kaitlin In Her Graduation Cap And Gown And Behind Kaitlin From Left To Right Is Her Dad, Her Mom And Her Older Sister
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My Niece, Kaitlin On Her Graduation Day With Her Sister, Allison
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Kaitlin In Her Cap And Gown
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Kaitlin Showing Where She’s Going To College
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My Niece, Kaitlin Who Graduated With Honors With Other Girls Who Graduated With Honors
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Side View Of Kaitlin And Other Girls Who Graduated With Honors

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CHANGES IN MY BLOG TITLE

 

High Everyone, I made a change in the name of my blog. It’s now called WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) and the site name is the same. I appreciate it when anyone comes to my site. Thank You and hope you still come to my site that’s now called WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY […]

via CHANGES IN MY BLOG TITLE — WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING)

APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS

DSCN0110Why do we say “April showers bring May flowers”? That is a good question. I researched it online and found a bunch of links to posts/articles about “April showers bring May flowers”. I will provide the links later. The one post/article I looked at is by weathersphere.com(Video Embedded).

“The entire saying goes something like this: “March winds and April showers bring May flowers and June bugs.”

“But April isn’t a rainy month across the United States. And flowers begin blooming a lot sooner than May in parts of the South.”

“So where did this saying come from and why is it so prevalent?”

“It turns out, the saying originates in the United Kingdom where it can be pretty soggy in the Spring.”

In another article/post, It states that “According to George Latimer Apperson’s “Dictionary of Proverbs” we can trace the phrase “April showers bring May flowers” to an 1886 saying- “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers”- which might have deeper roots in a 1610 poem.” The link for this post/article is April showers bring May flowers.

As you can see,  each article has their own opinion

DAISY MAE’S KITTYHOOD: PART 2

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WHO’S BOTHERING ME WHEN I AM ASLEEP?

I would like to write about Daisy Mae’s kittyhood: Part 2. If you you’re thinking that you need a part 1 to have a part 2 then you would be right. If you’re asking yourself, when did you write part 1. It was on January 30, 2017 when I wrote part 1 of Daisy Mae’s kittyhood. The Title of Daisy Mae’s Kittyhood: Part 1 is called TIGGER AND DAISY MAE.

Daisy Mae is in the second part of her kittyhood now. Daisy Mae is almost 11 years old now and boy has she grown. She’s an indoor cat and queen of the household. Daisy Mae is a cat who is loved and spoiled rotten. My late grandmother always said there is spoiled good and spoiled bad and your spoiled good. Of course she was talking about children. But it works for cats too. Spoiled good means you do not get everything handed to you or get everything you want and spoiled bad means that you get everything handed to you and/or everything you want. Daisy Mae doesn’t get everything she wants but she thinks should. Then what cat doesn’t.

Daisy Mae’s kittyhood has been filled by playing string or pole, sleeping in the sunbeams, finding her favorite spots and sleeping some more. She really likes conning her dad into giving her treats instead of getting them herself. She also likes exploring. Like I said, she’s a spoiled cat. But that’s OK. I wouldn’t have it any other way.  We even bought a decoration to hang on the wall that says: A Spoiled Rotten Cat Lives Here.

Daisy Mae is really like most cats even though she’s an indoor cat exclusively. She still has the urge to explore, the urge to go outside especially on nice days.

In Daisy Mae’s younger days when she was smaller and skinnier, she was able to go places in our house you would never imagine she would go. For example, one time she went exploring in our basement and went into a hole she found. However there was just one problem, she was able to go into the hole in the wall but couldn’t get turned around to escape. What did she do? She meowed at the top of her lungs and was happy when Daddy helped her escape. Come to think of it, Daisy Mae’s Daddy helped her escape from a lot of situations she got into.

Daisy Mae is Spayed. Spaying and Neutering is a subject I think should be mentioned because if it isn’t and people ignore the subject, we will have unwanted cats that aren’t taken care but left to run or worse they’re abandoned.

Cats that are left to run or if they’re abandoned, will eventually find a male cat, have sex then have kittens. Kittens are  cute but when you need to find a home for kittens that you need to find a home for, it isn’t easy. You would think these places that say they will take kittens in an emergency would take them with no problem. I can tell you from experience this isn’t true. We called several places and they refused us or they would say if you pay this you can drop them off. My neighbor ran into the same problem. My Dad took care of our problem by taking them somewhere else. However, the result of my neighbor’s problem didn’t end happy sad to say. The same mean dogs that bit me killed all of the kittens. If the animal places would’ve just taken the kittens in this might not of happened.

Spaying and Neutering in my opinion is something that pet owners should do. In not only helps the owner but helps keep the pet population down which is what we need to do.

I hope it will be a while before I have to write part 3 of Daisy Mae’s Kittyhood. It won’t be easy to write.

The following are some pictures of Daisy Mae’s Kittyhood:

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Daisy Mae Showing Off Her Belly For The Camera.

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Daisy Mae playing with her Daddy.
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Daisy Mae Playing Pole With Her Daddy
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Daisy Mae Playing With Her Daddy
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Daisy Mae Sitting On Her “Throne” All Curled Up By The Tigger Kitty Pillow