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HKotDA
Real Name:
John aka The Lion of OZ *Me - as a Young Lion*
Comments:
too many
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Website:
What's That ?????
Gender:
Alpha Male♂Capt.OZ Imperial Guard 
Location:
Illinois , USA - But my home most of the time is The Emerald City in the land of OZ 
Birthday:
17 Jul 1956 (61 years) 
Membership:
03/10/06 1:17 AM GMT11/13/11 9:29 PM GMT 

jswgpb's Journal (2 entries)


Broken Promises Uploaded: 05/02/07 8:16 PM GMT

Image: Broken Promises

We try not to but sometimes it happens. :) Thanks for the views and comments. J


Recent Works by jswgpb: (full gallery)

Bloomin' by jswgpb, abstract->fractal gallery Safe Harbor by jswgpb, abstract->fractal gallery My Mother 1912 - 2010 by jswgpb, photography->people gallery
Bloomin' Safe Harbor My Mother 1912 - 2010

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.99TheShadow
04/22/10 3:22 AM GMT
Thanks for the comment on "Baldridge Lake II".
Jake
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.varkonyii
04/22/10 7:27 PM GMT
Thanks for the friendly comments that you left on "Tower"...
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::biffobear
04/25/10 7:27 PM GMT
Wish i had the original of that vase..Instead i had to make do with the $60 copy..Thanks for asking about Doreen..She'll be fine.She has only one kidney and when it becomes infected,She suffers..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.Susiesun
04/25/10 8:07 PM GMT
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Hello John!

Thank you for your comment and surprising fave "windows to the world". I am taking a walk through your fractal art in your gallery and I can say that my heart became absolutely enchanted with so high beauty, really jewels of ligh, eternal jewels cause they came from the level where eternity exists... Thank you deeply for sharing your universe! Have a pleasant week!
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Susie Sun
::biffobear
04/27/10 6:53 PM GMT
Thank you....I took Tides in,Then went to the burger bar and spoilt myself..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.kg4bet
04/27/10 8:16 PM GMT
Thank you John for your kind words on "Angel's Little Yellow flower".

Sheldon
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I shoot what I likes and I likes what I shoot.
.Susiesun
04/27/10 10:47 PM GMT
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Lol+lol+lol... Yes I believe you found me... lol Thank you!
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Susie Sun
.Jhihmoac
04/28/10 5:10 PM GMT
D-r-r-r-racula's Daughter....So you LIKE that type, eh? Bad Bad! (LOL) Thanks for stopping by...
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"If there's a new way...I'll be the first in line...But it better work this time!" - MEGADETH - Visit Jhihmoac's Gallery
::SEFA
04/28/10 7:13 PM GMT
Thank you so much John for the fave and kind comment on "Windy spring day" greatly appreciated!
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SEFA
.ita_85
04/30/10 4:54 PM GMT
Hi John,
Thank you for commenting on "We're Coming!"

Ita
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I am a person with many interests...
.Susiesun
04/30/10 9:02 PM GMT
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Hi John!

...maybe cause the white bears all the colors in perfect balance? The return to innocence ? Thank you for your nice comment on Fluffy.
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Susie Sun
.SatCom
05/01/10 6:15 PM GMT
Thank you very much for the very kind words and the Fav on Alone With Your Thoughts. It is always greatly appreciated an feel free to stop by anytime.
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Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter. - Ansel Adams....... My Gallery
.Susiesun
05/01/10 10:59 PM GMT
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Hellllooooo John!

Thank you for your kind comment, have a fluffy sunny sunday! ;-)
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Susie Sun
.kg4bet
05/04/10 2:20 AM GMT
Thank you John for your kind comments on "For your dining and dancing pleasure "the innards".

I have only seen it twice in my life.

Sheldon
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I shoot what I likes and I likes what I shoot.
::biffobear
05/06/10 10:46 PM GMT
Oh no a cowardly Lion...Mind it does look a little spooky and there was a knocking noise under the bridge..I put it down to the water flow..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::biffobear
05/08/10 10:01 PM GMT
If you like chocolate,You'll love Daffy..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::biffobear
05/08/10 10:19 PM GMT
I did..I'm off to the Farne islands off the Northumberland coast tomorrow.Large colony of Puffins live there.I'm taking a packed lunch....And a shotgun..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::Ramad
05/09/10 9:29 AM GMT
Thanks John for the comment on "Welcome". You are welcome too but you must hurry - Jimbob is already here! Oh! my wineglass!!!
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If practice makes perfect and nobody is perfect, then why practice?
::biffobear
05/11/10 6:30 AM GMT
Thanks for all the comments John..It's unusually cold here at the moment..It may have something to do with the volcanic ash..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::egggray
05/11/10 8:49 PM GMT
Hi John, glad you liked my photo "One more Mockingbird" The original title was to long I guess. A strange tune by Pink Floyd.
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If you wish to purchase framed photos, prints or greeting cards of my work please visit my website .http://www.redbubble.com/people/ziggy7
.Susiesun
05/12/10 5:58 AM GMT
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Hellloooo John!

Thank you a lot for making my thought complete with your comment on "Basket spring VII" ! :-) Have a crystal clear day!
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Susie Sun
.Susiesun
05/13/10 8:03 PM GMT
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Thank you John!:-)
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Susie Sun
::biffobear
05/17/10 6:38 AM GMT
Thanks for the comment John..Got the men coming this morning to fit the wetroom and we are going to be upside down for three or so days..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.J_272004
05/18/10 9:40 AM GMT
G'day there my Fluffy *hugs* thanks for your paw print on Squwak and for faving it.. i'm glad you liked it.. noisy little things actually always wake me up just before sunrise..yawn!
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MY GALLERY ........... "You are not alive unless you know you are living." Amadeo Modigliani
::Ramad
05/22/10 5:23 PM GMT
Thank you, John, glad you liked the strange bird. Never seen one like that before! - Raj
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If practice makes perfect and nobody is perfect, then why practice?
.catweasel
05/23/10 12:26 AM GMT
Hello John - Many thanks for the kind comments you left for "Dancing Angels". Much appreciated.
Bruce
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"Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT
::PatAndre
05/25/10 4:00 PM GMT
Ref: "Here Kitty, Kitty"

Feed him BP officials? Oh, that's a grrrrrrrrrreat idea. Thks for stopping by.
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.kg4bet
05/26/10 9:38 AM GMT
Thank you Johm for your kind words on “Still in use today”.

Sheldon
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I shoot what I likes and I likes what I shoot.
.co2metal
05/27/10 1:48 AM GMT
Hey John, thanks for your comment on "acidistant".. glad you liked it ;]
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::Ramad
05/27/10 7:45 AM GMT
Thanks John, for the comment on "Unknown". I had a look at the photo of Robert Stroud in internet. He looks a bit different from "uncle Fritz". LOL!
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If practice makes perfect and nobody is perfect, then why practice?
.Susiesun
05/27/10 10:43 PM GMT
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Thank you for your visit John :-)
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Susie Sun
.Susiesun
05/28/10 11:41 PM GMT
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Hi John!

Thank you for your kind comment on "Easy Beauty V" gave me a smile back! Have a very pleasant weekend!
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Susie Sun
+photoimagery
05/30/10 3:17 PM GMT
Thanks John for adding me to your friends list.
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::biffobear
06/02/10 9:38 PM GMT
I'll be careful..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.CollegeKid21
06/06/10 9:55 PM GMT
Girlie Kid leaves on a two day bus trip for Ohio This Friday. Plenty of Opps for shots on the way. :)
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Psalm 112: 'The Righteous shall be in rememberance forever. You will always be in my heart; Carissa and Rouski.
::casechaser
06/08/10 1:24 AM GMT
John, what a great story. I was actually sad that there was not more!! lol. Thanks ~~ John
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::Ramad
06/13/10 8:40 PM GMT
Thanks John - You are right - a softie inside towards people who are nice. :)
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If practice makes perfect and nobody is perfect, then why practice?
::PatAndre
06/13/10 9:38 PM GMT
Ref "Floating Glass Balls"
You wrote: "It's always better to have your balls float than sink.....ummmmm...errrr.....uhhhhh.....never friggin' mind.....you know what I mean."

As the GEICO gecko would say, "Oh Dear"!
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::SEFA
06/18/10 11:50 AM GMT
Hello John,
thank you so much for the very kind words and the fave on "The Creek", greatly appreciated!
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SEFA
::biffobear
06/20/10 6:07 AM GMT
I'm late replying.So much going on at the moment..Thanks for all your comments..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.Susiesun
06/20/10 5:49 PM GMT
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Lol + lol + lol... Thank you John for bringing the photo of the cousin of my Sagui Mokey...lol Have a lot of smiles week!
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Susie Sun
::biffobear
06/22/10 9:01 PM GMT
Ref Setting the moths free ..He's a total Twonka..If you notice that's not a wallet.(I left that at home)..It's a lens case..The lenses were a present to him and this is how he repays my generosity..He takes sneaky pictures and posts them up here..How low can you get...Lower than a snakes belly i reckon..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::armasoub
06/25/10 5:16 AM GMT
Hey John

Thanks for the great comments on Leanesse Pizza. It means alot to me. I appreciate the comments and that you approve is a very big bonus. It is good to know that the photos are having the desired effect. I want people to want to eat the food I am shooting.
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::casechaser
06/27/10 2:43 AM GMT
Hi John. Many thanks for the fav on "Memories Awaiting Tomorrow's Recall." ~~ John
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::biffobear
06/27/10 7:18 PM GMT
Thanks..I tossed the sausage and had a pork chop instead...R..
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::biffobear
07/06/10 4:23 PM GMT
I would rather get soaked than have to pay for another session with Bob..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
.mesmerized
07/07/10 11:57 AM GMT
Hi John, nice to hear from you on Thinking It Over...you know what they say, 'there's no place like home'...it's good to be back.
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::biffobear
07/09/10 10:27 PM GMT
I'm taking it hard John..We shared pictures on messenger everynight..We were supposed to talk tonight..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::SEFA
07/10/10 9:10 AM GMT
Thank you John for taking "For Verena Verenabloo" to your faves. We all miss her dearly.
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SEFA
::0930_23
07/10/10 4:24 PM GMT
Thanks for the fave on Bloo Barn John. Babycakes was special.
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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
.avedeloff
07/10/10 9:20 PM GMT
Hey John, thanks for the favorite for "Sun for V".
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"Hurry to meet Death before your place is taken."
.elektronist
07/11/10 2:49 PM GMT
Thank you John for your faving and comment on my photo for Verena.

Tanju
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Be free - use Linux
.mesmerized
07/12/10 1:48 AM GMT
Thank you for joining me on For Verena to remember and pay tribute to her.
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::0930_23
07/12/10 4:11 AM GMT
Thank you John for the fave on Goodbye Verena. You are right, it is time to let her go.
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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
::Genver
07/12/10 12:38 AM GMT
Thank you John for leaving a comment on "For Verena (Verenabloo),wheat field",it is really nice of you.Verena was a nice person,it is really unfortunate.Have a good week and have a nice summer too.
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.Tomeast
07/13/10 1:28 AM GMT
Hi John , I thank you for sharing in the dedication for Verena on the Sunrise photo , much appreciated , Tom
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.Tootles
07/13/10 9:25 PM GMT
Hi Lion, thanks for looking in... in an odd kind of way, I felt as though you were there to fave my rose on Verenabloo's behalf. Thank you.

Shimmertree/Tootles
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.kg4bet
07/14/10 10:18 PM GMT
Thanks for looking at "rip"

I thought so too John I know she was holding my camera.
I could not have taken the shot at 70 mph without her help.

Sheldon
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I shoot what I likes and I likes what I shoot.
::0930_23
07/17/10 2:24 AM GMT
Happy Birthday John.
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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
&mimi
07/17/10 5:33 AM GMT
Happy Birthday John~

o0 o0oo oo0 o0o 00 o0 o0o oo 0o o0o 0o0o 0 <--birthday balloons!
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~mimi~
::tealeaves
07/17/10 6:02 PM GMT
No matter how many years pass, you’ll never go out of style! =D May love and happiness be today’s gifts to you and always! Happy, Happy Birthday, John!!! <<hugs>>
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*Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~Scott Adams*
.elektronist
07/18/10 11:59 AM GMT
Happy birthday John.

Tanju
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Be free - use Linux
::biffobear
07/18/10 9:01 PM GMT
No chance of that John..Adder (Vipers),Are the only danger over here and they frequent the heather strewn moors..R.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals
::Genver
07/19/10 7:25 PM GMT
Thank you very much John for the comment on "In memory of Verena,big cloud",thank you for the fave as well,it is very nice of you.Have a good week.
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.CollegeKid21
07/20/10 1:04 AM GMT
John, John, John, John....... Hi. ;)
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Many people will walk in and out of your life,but true friends will leave footprints in your heart. You'll ways be in my heart Carissa and Rouski
.Tootles
07/21/10 1:38 PM GMT
Thanks for the lovely comment on Moths to the Moon. :-) I'm used to you being on my watch list on dA and didn't realize you hadn't also been added as a friend here... I lose track of these things! But I need to remedy that now.
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.whiskey
07/22/10 6:14 AM GMT
thanks for your nice comment on "waterway". i'm very pleased

Ersin
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::biffobear
07/23/10 6:08 AM GMT
Thanks John,Waterfalls are one of natures wonders..Last post for a while as I'm off to Blackpool for a Weekend with the wife..R.
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
.Eubeen
07/25/10 1:35 AM GMT
Thanks John for your comments on "Marshmallow Factory Farm". I think you got away clean. Glad you enjoyed the view and have a great weekend, ~Wendell
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There are always two people in every photograph: the photographer and the viewer. - Ansel Adams
::SEFA
07/25/10 9:01 AM GMT
Thank you so much John for taking "Wistful Lady" to your faves and for the very kind comment. It is very much appreciated!
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SEFA
::biffobear
07/30/10 12:17 AM GMT
Thanks John those little darters can sure move..R.
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
::biffobear
07/31/10 7:12 PM GMT
Yes he made a monkey out of me..R.
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
::PatAndre
08/01/10 7:01 PM GMT
Ref: Zeeland Maritime (71), For Momma by Cornelius. Check out my response to yours.
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.HanneK
08/04/10 12:39 AM GMT
Thanks for your comment on "Mushroom in the Pines" John. If you all heard the full story of it I am sure you would have a real good laugh!
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::laurengary
08/10/10 9:01 PM GMT
Thanks John hon for dropping by Blood Rites & commenting hon ! It was so good to see you hon ! *hug*
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I've got amnesia & deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before ! ... That was Zen, but this is Tao !!! ...CLICK TO SAVE LIVES !
::Roseman_Stan
08/11/10 12:19 AM GMT
Thanks for your comment and fave on my white rose photo Sir Lion. Very glad you liked it.

Stan
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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
::biffobear
08/14/10 6:05 PM GMT
There's always something that spoils a good Landscape shot John..They call them Blots on the landscape..R.
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
::Roseman_Stan
08/16/10 10:15 PM GMT
Thanks for the fave on my "Platinum Roses" workup Sir Lion. Appreciate that and your comment very much.

Stan
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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
::laurengary
08/17/10 12:02 AM GMT
Hiya John ! Thanks for the great comments on Prayers On THe Wing sweetie, you're the bestest ! *hug*
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I've got amnesia & deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before ! ... That was Zen, but this is Tao !!! ...CLICK TO SAVE LIVES !
.MudMilF
08/17/10 10:11 AM GMT
Hello John. Many thanks for the visit and kind words for my picture Feathered Canyons Everywhere. I really appreciate it.
Michaela
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"The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal." George Santayana
::biffobear
08/18/10 7:09 PM GMT
Thanks John..I had to clone some trees out behind to highlight the bird..
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
::Ed1958
08/19/10 4:51 PM GMT
Many thanks John. I'm glad you like the Garda perspective.
Ed.
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::biffobear
08/20/10 5:58 PM GMT
I'll still have to get up early as my bedroom faces west and my kitchen east..I can fire away till the kettle boils..R.
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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
::DiverDown60
08/28/10 11:18 PM GMT
Thank you for all of the amazing comments on my resent post. They are all greatly appreciated.

Charles
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You are only given one life make the most of it for God and others around you.
.Catharina1
08/29/10 3:23 PM GMT
Thank you John, for your great words on my postings! Mich
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.CollegeKid21
09/27/10 10:19 PM GMT
Just wanted to say hi friend! Hope you're doing well!! :)
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Many people will walk in and out of your life,but true friends will leave footprints in your heart. You'll ways be in my heart Carissa and Rouski
::casechaser
10/03/10 10:08 PM GMT
John, the Lion has nothing to fear, not even Geri would mess with such an animal! lol. Thanks so very much for your kind words on my selection as AOTM. I truly appreicate what you wrote. ~~ John
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::PatAndre
11/22/10 5:12 AM GMT
Thks for stopping by "Your Own Private Dock".

Where have you been? Why haven't you been posting?
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::laurengary
12/06/10 9:26 PM GMT
Hi there John ! Sorry I'm so late hon, but thank you so much for dropping & commenting on "In Dreams Reality"!

How have you been John ?
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I've got amnesia & deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before ! ... That was Zen, but this is Tao !!! ...CLICK TO SAVE LIVES !
.CollegeKid21
01/01/11 8:50 PM GMT
Hey!! my favorite Lion!!! I just wanted to say hi! so Hi. :))
I hope your doing well, I've been prayiing for you!
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Many people will walk in and out of your life,but true friends will leave footprints in your heart. You'll ways be in my heart Carissa and Rouski
::PatAndre
03/18/11 10:13 PM GMT
Good to hear from you Sir Lion. When will you start posting again? Thks for stopping by "Look Into My Eyes"
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.Tootles
04/23/11 10:55 AM GMT
I'm glad Odd One Out? made you smile -- hope you are well! Happy Easter. :-)
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.kerkira
05/05/11 5:39 PM GMT
Thank you very much for your opinion and advice! I put it into practice for the
next fractal. I hope you like! :)
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.icedancer
07/17/11 12:58 AM GMT
Here's wishing you a Very Happy & Joyous Birthday on July 17th, Sunday . Hope you can enjoy your special day with you family and your great friends. Don't eat too much cake, don't forget to save us some, lol.

Again Happy Birthday my dear friend and sorry I couldn't make a card for you this year.
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::SEFA
08/15/11 8:00 PM GMT
Thank you John for taking "For John - the Lion ♥♥♥♥" to your faves, it is greatly appreciated. ♥♥♥♥
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SEFA
::casechaser
08/16/11 7:47 PM GMT
John, good to have you back and thanks for the fav on "The Sirens." ~~ John
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::egggray
08/16/11 9:12 PM GMT
Glad you are back John and I hope you are feeling well, thanks for the ♥♥♥♥ on my butterfly photo. Maybe you just invented a new voting system..
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“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” - Ernst Haas
.mesmerized
12/25/11 6:41 PM GMT
I know some would not think this appropriate music at this time but I remember reading somewhere, either here or over at Deviant Art that your favorite music was the old classic rock and one of your absolute favorites was a song by Bob Seger so THIS is for you John...many thanks for the art and heart you brought to this community...RIP friend.
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I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included. Bernard Manning
::SEFA
12/27/11 6:32 PM GMT
John, our dear friend and wonderful person and artist here at Caedes, you will be dearly missed by us all. Rest in Peace our dear friend.
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SEFA
::egggray
02/01/12 2:51 AM GMT
I miss you John, but I know you are in a better place. Thank you for all you did for this site. We will always remember you and your amazing fractals, a true artist and friend to all of us here on Caedes. Rest in comfort and peace my dear friend. Gregg
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“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” - Ernst Haas

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