Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree

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My entry this week in the Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree    These photos were taken in June, 2012 at the Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport, OR.  It was a fun, relaxing, carefree vacation.  The dark rocks are basalt pebbles and when the tide came in they made a noise similar to applause.   We all had a great time and made many memories, so for me this is the perfect example of a carefree summer day! 🙂

Check out the other fantastic entries at the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge!

About Beth W.

I try to look for the positive in the people and situations I come in contact with! I believe in the power of positive thinking and I believe that even challenging circumstances can be learning experiences if we have a positive mindset! I'm having fun blogging at: http://picturingpositive.com
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20 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree

  1. Sheri says:

    The portraits are very cute. I love the description of the waves rolling in sounding like applause. 🙂

  2. Beth says:

    Thanks for the nice comment, Sheri! It was a beautiful spot and we were all enjoying and marveling at the unique noise the pebbles were making. We didn’t originally know about the pebble beach there, so it was a wonderful surprise 🙂

    • Beth says:

      They were some beautiful moments! 🙂 I love the Oregon coast. So much beautiful scenery. Thank you so much for stopping by and for commenting!

  3. mhdriver says:

    These photos bring back some very nice memories for me, having spent about a month in that area a few years ago. Great pictures.

    • Beth says:

      Thank you! 🙂 That must have been wonderful to get so much time there! I have relatives in Oregon, so have visited a few times, but it’s never long enough! Thanks for visiting and for commenting! 🙂

      • mhdriver says:

        We have a RV and we stayed in Florence and Lincoln City on the Siletz River. Beautiful area! I have spent a lot of time at Gold Beach on the Rogue River, and just about all over the state.

  4. Wow!! This beach is so beautiful!!!! Makes me want to be there. The light house reminds me of shutter island.

    • Beth says:

      It definitely is a beautiful place! Makes me wish we had an ocean nearby. I just have to enjoy my photos and my memories till I get the chance to visit again! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and for the nice comment!

  5. Java Girl says:

    What a cool beach! Great photo!

    • Beth says:

      Thanks, Java Girl! 🙂 We all loved it! Wish we lived closer so we could visit again soon! Thanks for visiting and for your nice comment!

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  8. I really like your blog title and your pics for this challenge are perfectly carefree.

    • Beth says:

      Awww, thanks so much, Wendy! 🙂 I try (not always succeeding, but still trying) to keep a positive mindset and picture positive possibilities, so I thought that would work well for a title 🙂 I was just perusing the pages of your blog. I love your photography! Thanks for visiting and for the sweet comment!

  9. chrisstov says:

    Such lovely pictures. But the best one has to be the third picture with the surf breaking on the beach with the rocks behind.

    • Beth says:

      Thank you! Yes, I love the one with the surf! When I get the chance to be near the ocean, that is one shot I always try to get, but it usually eludes me. This time I got the timing down perfectly! 🙂 Thanks for the nice comment!

  10. fgassette says:

    Thank you for visiting my blog today. I appreciate the time you took to stop by. May your day be filled with joy and peace.

    • Beth says:

      Aww, thanks so much, Francine! I really like your site and the perfect quotes and verses you choose to go with them! I wish you joy, peace and happiness as well! Thanks so much for visiting and for the incredibly sweet comment! 🙂

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