Monday, September 1, 2008

Bridges Between-- September 2008


RuneE is sponsoring this monthly challenge on the first Monday of every month. Bridges Between is subject to open interpretation.

I think sometimes we take nature for granted. Huh, you say? What does this have to do with "Bridges Between?" Let me explain myself.

How many times have you looked at something new and just presumed that is just the way it is supposed to be? I used to do that but since I got my digital camera 6 years ago, my thoughts have changed completely and I look at things in a new, more thoughtful way. I think that is one of the reasons I like this meme. . . because it makes me think of "connections" = BRIDGES.

Look at these two photos and try to understand why I consider them a bridge/ for my post this week.



In both photos, you can see the new growth at the tips of the branches. This shows that the tree is getting bigger or sometimes even replacing old growth. That old growth is the bridge to the new growth! You can't have new growth without the other. I challenge you to think this way for your next "BRIDGES BETWEEN" post. That's the way people grow too -- ever consider your daily life a bridge?

9 comments:

RuneE said...

An interesting interpretation! You cannot be what your are without building on what you have been before. The process is than a bridge between the past, the present and the future. Very neat!!

PS Thank you reminding me about the update! It has been done.

Katney said...

A very good bridge analogy! Bridges as anything that carries us over a gap--of time or space or? what else might we cross?

dot said...

Nice post Paulie! I like your idea.

Rambling Woods said...

Interesting meme...That was a wonderful way to interpret the theme.

CyberCelt said...

My life is a bridge between experiences, some good and some bad.

I have nominated your blog for the Brillante Weblog Premio 2008 Award.

Ida said...

Just like your label says: new growth. :)
Great idea for the meme Paulie.

Pernille's ting og tang said...

I think this is a lovely bridge! And your shot are wonderful! Fantastic idea!:)

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Very thoughtful post.

GAWO said...

A great idea for Bridges Between

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