<![CDATA[37thstreetkiss - BLOG]]>Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:11:39 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[CATSKILL, NY  BUTTERFLY]]>Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:46:42 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/catskill-ny-butterfly
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© Tiger Swallowtail Sails ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017

One  more  for  the  Series.
"Blessed  is  the  Man  
who  makes  The  Lord  his  Trust."

Psalm 40:4
{ . . . all  others  pay  cash !  }

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<![CDATA[NYS  SPRING  FLOWERS  ~  A  SERIES]]>Tue, 06 Jun 2017 01:56:55 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/nys-spring-flowers-a-seriesPSALM   46 : 1 ~ 3

GOD  

is  our  Refuge  and  Strength,

a  Very  Present  Help  in  trouble.
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© Leapin' Lupine ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Therefore  we  will  NOT  fear,
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© Leapin' Lilacs ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
though  the  earth  be  removed,
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© Sunrise Coreopsis ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
and  though  the  mountains  be  carried

​ into  the  midst  of  the  sea;
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© Tree Peony ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Though  the  waters  thereof  Roar  and  be  troubled,
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© Olga's Iris ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
though  the  mountains  shake  with  the  swelling  thereof.
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© Rhododendron ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Thank  You  for  Looking.

Your  Comments  are  Welcome  and  Secure.



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<![CDATA[NATURE's  RESURRECTION  in  THE  CATSKILLS  of  NY]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 04:02:43 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/natures-resurrection-in-the-catskills-of-nyTHE  LORD  IS  WITH  YOU
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© Nature's Resurrection ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
WHILE  YOU  BE  WITH  HIM
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© Wild Strawberries ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
AND  IF  YOU  SEEK  HIM
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© Mountain Moss ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
HE  WILL  BE  FOUND  BY  YOU
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© French Lilacs in DeBruce, NY ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
BUT  IF  YOU  FORSAKE  HIM
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© Wetted Cherry Blossoms ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
HE  WILL  FORSAKE  YOU

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<![CDATA[The CATSKILLS of NEW YORK in SPRING 2017]]>Sun, 07 May 2017 13:49:53 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/the-catskills-of-new-york-in-spring-2017
SOUTHERLY  WINDS  HAVE  FINALLY  BLOWN  AWAY  ALL  EVIDENCE  OF  WINTER

AND  THE  RIVERS  ARE  RUNNING  AGAIN.

COME  VISIT  THE  MOUNTAINS  OF  THE  CATSKILL  GAME  PRESERVE

AND  EXPERIENCE  THE  BEAUTY  AND  PEACE  FOR  YOURSELF.



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<![CDATA[GOVERNING  the  DUNCE  LION]]>Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:13:05 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/governing-the-dunce-lion
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© The Dunce Lion ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017

It  must  be  possible  for  us  humans,

no  matter  our  age  or  where  our  lot  is  cast,

to  keep  a  spirit  that  is  light  hearted  and  worry  free.

We  mustn't  become  escapists,

or  become  indifferent  to  the  struggles  and  sufferings  of  mankind,

nor  develop  careless  unconcern  with  society's  problems.


We  should  govern  our  minds . . .

govern  the  Dunce Lion  who  is  a  WORRIER . . .

NOT  the  WARRIOR  he  claims  to  be.

WORRY  is  a  spasmodic  and  irrational  thought,

much  like  a  snowstorm . . .
 

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© Hope That's My Car ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
WORRY  can  get  us  confused  and  cause  us  to  LOSE  OUR  WAY
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© IT IS ! THANK GOD ! ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Deliberately  entertaining  an  idea  of  FAITH  breaks  the  negative  cycle.

Take  WORRY  apart,  piece  by  piece,
{ in this case,  shovelful  by  shovelful }

with  COOL,  COLLECTIVE  RATIONAL  THOUGHT . . .

and,  remarkably,  94 Percent  of  WORRY

NEVER  HAPPENS !
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© Toyota Rav4 ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
" Better  NEVER  trouble  trouble

Until  trouble  troubles  you,

For  you're  sure  to  make  your  trouble

DOUBLE  TROUBLE  when  you  do.

And  your  trouble,  like  a  bubble,

That  you're  troubling  about,

May  be  NOTHING  but  a  cipher

With  the  rim  rubbed  out. "


Dr. David Keppel
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<![CDATA[SKETCHING  in  SOUTH CAROLINA]]>Sun, 12 Feb 2017 02:35:41 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/sketching-in-south-carolinaOne  of  the  most  satisfying  ways  to  unwind  in  the  afternoon

is  having  the  Freedom  to  sketch  wherever  I  may  find  myself.

Each  sketch  represents  an  hour  of  peace

with  no  requests,  instructions  or  rules . . .

Smoothly  slipping  into  everything  around  me,

I  become  no  one  other  than  an  awe  inspired  observer

of  the  amazing  creation  wherein  we  all  belong.

The  pencils,  pens,  brushes  and  paints

merge  with  my  being

transferring  perception  to  paper,  

documenting  the  moment  quickly.


Good . . .  or  not ,
they  now  exist  for  you  to  enjoy.

Please  visit  my
 
SKETCHBOOK

by  clicking  on  the  word  above

Have  a  look  at  the  most  recent  additions.

Here's  the  first  one,  worked  on  a  breezy  65  degree  day . . .


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LOVE  to  READ  your  COMMENTS

THANK  YOU   !
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<![CDATA[SOUTH  CAROLINA  in  WINTER]]>Fri, 27 Jan 2017 06:26:31 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/south-carolina-in-winterI  don't  know . . .  this  could  very  well  be  LOVE  ! ! !
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© Meet on the Street, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
It  all  began  on  the  beach  one  early  morning  at  sunrise .
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© Kiawah Sunrise ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
The  evening  before  had  the  usual  spectacular  sunset . . .
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© Kiawah Peach Sunset ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Each  day  the  Doe  and  her  Fawns  come  to  see  it  !
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© Kiawah Island Deer ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
They  stroll  into  the  ocean  up  to  their  bellies .

Am  tearfully  grateful  to  see  every  wondrous  sight .
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© Iridescent Tide ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
The  silvery  morning  encouraged  wanderlust.
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© Breathe ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Travels  took  me  nearby  where  this  colourful  mural  caught  my  eye  !
{ Sorry ...  beauty  sometimes  inspires  cornball  poetry  within me }
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© King of the Creek, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
A  sight  to  behold  around  every  corner . . .
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© Balcony 27, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Arches  and  Gaslights  everywhere .
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© Carriage Door, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
Enveloped  by  that  feeling  of   Coming  Home . . .
Yes  . . .  This  is  definitely   LOVE   ! ! !
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© French Quarter, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
! ! !   SPLASH   ! ! !
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© Fountain Pier, Charleston, SC ~ Undine DeFilippo 2017
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<![CDATA[AUTUMN  JOURNEY  to  NEW MEXICO]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:23:03 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/autumn-journey-to-new-mexico
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© Fly on Autumn Flowering Clematis ~ Undine DeFilippo 2016

Everyone  loves  the  smell  of  crisp  autumn  New York State  air  when  
the  clematis  vine  blooms  and  the  asters  glow  in  the  afternoon  sun.
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© Afternoon Asters ~ Undine DeFilippo 2016
But,  an  Autumn  Flowering  Desert  is  something  special  to  behold.
It  doesn't  happen  every  year.  The  conditions  have  to  be  just  right
​or  September  and  October  can  be  a  burnt  out  dusty  mess.
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© The Organ Mountains, New Mexico ~ Undine DeFilippo 2016
Unexpected  rain  made  some  growers  very  happy  and  others  sobbed  over 
 the  blossom  end  rot  it  caused  on  pomegranates,  melons  and  the  like.
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© The Rio Grande River @ San Miguel, NM ~ Undine DeFilippo 2016
For  now . . . 
the  Rio  Grande  River  is  no  longer  a  minor  trickle.  


Rarely  seen  Passion  Vines  are  boasting   magnificent  flowers  
bigger  than  pink  Spalding  Balls,  happily  embedded  with  bees,
requiring  a  great  deal  of  patience  to  have  a  photo  without  them
crammed  in  massive  clusters.
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© The Passion of the Christ Flower ~ Undine DeFilippo 2016
Enjoy  the  following  slideshow  with  God  blessed  eyes.

I'll  be  happy  to  read  your  comments,
if  you're  moved  to  do  so,
which  remain  as  anonymous  as  you  choose.


Thank  you  !
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<![CDATA[Upstate  New York  Flowers  September  2016]]>Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:24:22 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/upstate-new-york-flowers-september-2016Imagine  the  sound  of  crickets  humming  in  the  night

and  be  at  


PEACE
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<![CDATA[SUMMERTIME  in  the  CATSKILLS  of  NEW  YORK]]>Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:25:39 GMThttp://37thstreetkiss.com/blog/summertime-in-the-catskills-of-new-york
" IT  ISN'T  EASY  BEING  GREEN. "

Kermit  the  Frog

So . . . don't be !   Embrace  all the  colours.

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