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The re-discovery of happiness … day 18

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.  ~Author Unknown

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18 responses

  1. Love Love Love this picture. Absolutely beautiful.

    June 2, 2012 at 5:10 pm

  2. Beautiful photo!

    June 3, 2012 at 5:16 am

    • That’s Lake Okanagan in Kelowna, BC. We got lost looking for a winery and ended up on the other side of the hill, discovered this vista and a goat farm that makes awesome cheese!

      June 3, 2012 at 11:42 am

      • Sometimes getting lost can be a good thing! I found Lost Lake in OR, under the shadow of Mt. Hood, by making a wrong turn! It was beautiful. The woods had wild blueberries growing everywhere!

        June 3, 2012 at 1:29 pm

  3. Such a beautiful photograph Christine. Looks like a postcard.

    June 3, 2012 at 12:23 pm

  4. Lorraine E. Castro

    Hi Christine. As usual, you take the most amazing photographs! Thank you for sharing the beauty you see with the rest of us!

    June 3, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    • Thank you Lorraine! I’m glad you enjoyed the scenery! It was breathtaking.

      June 3, 2012 at 5:08 pm

  5. Okay. First of all, it is million dollar photo. Just amazing.
    Second, I totally agree. I like mountain climbing and I often see two different types of people. One with goal oriented and they do not see or appreciate beautiful scenery on the way to the top. The other who stop from time to time and enjoy gorgeous sceneries and say hi to whoever they meet. Who will be happier? I believe the latter group of people.

    June 4, 2012 at 7:25 am

    • Thank you and yes, I agree.

      June 4, 2012 at 8:53 am

      • Hi, Christine. The place is just amazing and awesome photo. I thought that lake Wanaka in New Zealand is the most beautiful lake and I am changing my mind now.

        June 6, 2012 at 12:35 am

  6. AMAZING! Such a true quote. Are the pictures taken by you???

    June 5, 2012 at 4:40 am

    • Yes they are. :-)

      June 5, 2012 at 7:52 am

      • WOW!!!!!! Even more amazing! Lovely blog altogether :D

        June 5, 2012 at 8:04 am

  7. veravchapman

    Powerful stuff! I don’t think many of us goal-driven folks naturally enjoy detours. :) But I will take your challenge!

    June 6, 2012 at 9:22 am

    • Oh Vera, the things you discover when you get lost….

      June 6, 2012 at 9:49 am

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