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{October 26, 2011}   Weekly Photo Challenge:Opportunity

Double posting today!

For me, I wasn’t sure what pictures to post this week. Last week’s Possibilities felt like almost the same as this one, but then today as I wrote a post I am saving for tomorrow, I realized what I wanted to post. Sometimes life brings you opportunities and you take them and you’re rewarded, sometimes not. Other times, you may miss one or choose not to take one and you may regret it. Not always, though, there can be alternatives. You may skip an opportunity and end up realizing it was the right choice after all. The thing is, you never really know until afterwards. You never know until you take the risk. So you can take it or leave it, but if you take a risk and regret it, at least you have gained wisdom from it, right?

I have had missed opportunities in my life, for sure, but I choose to not regret them, and instead learn from them just like mistakes. One huge opportunity we all have each and every day is to tell the people closest to us how much we love them. To miss an opportunity to tell someone we love them is, I think, the biggest regret you can ever have. Today, I am posting pictures of some of the people I love most in my life and taking the OPPORTUNITY to say, I love you!

For all my family and friends that may not have pictures here, I love you! And to all my blogging friends, I also love you! 🙂

*Not all pictures were taken by me, some were taken by other friends and family*

My niece Lydia and her husband Dru on their wedding day! 🙂 Wish I could have been there!

4 generations....Counterclockwise from Right, My mom, my oldest sister, my oldest niece, my Nanny, and my oldest great nephew

My 3 youngest nieces BEFORE I got married

My two youngest nieces NOW 🙂

My mom with my youngest great nephew(who is now 3)

My husband 🙂

My nephew...being silly 🙂

My best friend Tara, on the left...and me on the right<---Photo booth pic

My niece/best friend Rebekah

A lot of these are older pictures that I randomly picked…hopefully no one gets mad at me for using their pictures! I love you all!

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

What are you currently reading? “How reading changed my life” by Anna Quindlen-I’ve been looking around for this book since Milka recommended it to me and I finally found it on BooksFree.com and just received it yesterday!

What did you recently finish reading? “The Blood Countess” by Andrei Codrescu-Interesting, but I would definitely warn you not to read if you have a problem with extremely gory descriptions as well as VERY sexual ones….No exaggeration, it’s the MOST descriptive book for both of those that I have ever read….

“Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith” by Jon Krakauer-Very educational about the beginnings of the Mormon religion(especially the Fundamentals) and enlightening…definitely thought provoking

What do you think you’ll read next? “The Day I turned Uncool:Confessions of a Reluctant Grown-up” by Dan Zevin-This is a comedic book recommended to me by my blogger friend Dayle, I also received this from BooksFree, and I am excited to read it next! 🙂





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