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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #100 on: July 21, 2017, 09:57:56 AM »

Now I know why he repeats so often "You are my rock!"   :ROFL:

 :thumbsup: 'Six degrees of separation' and all that:loving: :king:

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A thread for my friend.
« Reply #101 on: July 24, 2017, 02:50:00 PM »
Believe or not, but it was raining in Vegas....  :ROFL:

I believe it only because you've said it. It rarely rains there in the summer time
and it always caused flash floods. If you see water flowing across a road, never
drive over it, so many people have lost their lives in flash floods.

My parents live 207 miles (333km) South of Las Vegas. I lived there as a kid
but was very happy to leave.
FSUW are not for entry level daters. FSUW don't do vague FSUW like a man of action so be a man of action  If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane. There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.
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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #102 on: July 24, 2017, 11:12:40 PM »
If you see water flowing across a road, never drive over it, so many people have lost their lives in flash floods.

Hmm..... good to know.
Yes, driving is special in the US. Sometimes you feel very strong connection to God...
I remember I have leaned the first time that my husband is catholic when we caught black ice.

My hospital is on a hill. One time my jaguar could not reach the top of that hill.
I was sliding down the hill against all those cars with hospital employees at the beginning of work day.
All I could was to pray. I still remember that prayer...


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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #103 on: July 24, 2017, 11:17:54 PM »

My parents live 207 miles (333km) South of Las Vegas. I lived there as a kid
but was very happy to leave.

May I ask you why?

Las Vegas became more expensive.
The first time I saw paid parking. It was at MGM.
Shows and buffets are more expensive.
No sales at stores.

There were so many British!!! Why do they come in summer?
The weather in winter is so good!!!

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A thread for my friend.
« Reply #104 on: July 25, 2017, 12:39:36 PM »

My parents live 207 miles (333km) South of Las Vegas. I lived there as a kid
but was very happy to leave.

May I ask you why?

Las Vegas became more expensive.
The first time I saw paid parking. It was at MGM.
Shows and buffets are more expensive.
No sales at stores.

There were so many British!!! Why do they come in summer?
The weather in winter is so good!!!

There isn't much 207 miles South of Las Vegas. There weren't many jobs there
especially when I left. Now the largest employer in the area is one of the prisons
there. The prison population far exceeds the non prison population.


FSUW are not for entry level daters. FSUW don't do vague FSUW like a man of action so be a man of action  If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane. There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.
Get an apartment not a hotel. DON'T recycle girls

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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #105 on: July 29, 2017, 03:05:56 PM »

My parents live 207 miles (333km) South of Las Vegas. I lived there as a kid
but was very happy to leave.

May I ask you why?

Las Vegas became more expensive.
The first time I saw paid parking. It was at MGM.
Shows and buffets are more expensive.
No sales at stores.

There were so many British!!! Why do they come in summer?
The weather in winter is so good!!!

There isn't much 207 miles South of Las Vegas. There weren't many jobs there
especially when I left. Now the largest employer in the area is one of the prisons
there. The prison population far exceeds the non prison population.

Together with desert landscape and unbearable heat sounds awful.
Completely opposite to what people experience in Las Vegas

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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #106 on: July 29, 2017, 03:07:49 PM »

I had the honor to attend Pushkin Institute while Natalya Ivanovna Formanovskaya (https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Формановская,_Наталья_Ивановна ) was still teaching there.


I am just dust on your shoes, Volshe....

And I am the Angel or the Devil who whispers in your ear, depending on what you need.  :laugh:

My preference is the Angel, because the Devil usually comes without any invitation....

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India. A story of one girl.
« Reply #108 on: July 29, 2017, 03:27:29 PM »


I was shooting Fishing Village in Mumbai when I saw this girl.
She was very close, but she did not pay any attention to me. She was looking at sea.
She has a plastic bag in her hand. What was in that bag?


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India. A story of one girl.
« Reply #109 on: July 29, 2017, 03:33:28 PM »
Then she walked closer to the sea.
She waited for a minute, looked back, and thew her bag in the sea.
I place the pictures in the order how I took them.












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« Reply #110 on: July 29, 2017, 03:40:08 PM »
She was waiting for a minute again.
Then she stepped into water, pushed her bag under water, and went back...














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« Reply #111 on: July 29, 2017, 03:48:18 PM »
Then she stopped at the same place where I saw her fist.
She took the last look at Arabian sea and left.



And was wondering if I have caught on camera the moment when a little girl buries her childhood and becomes a little woman.







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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #114 on: July 30, 2017, 01:59:59 AM »
Orchid, your photography of people and portraits in particular are breathtaking! Wow! All of them are outstanding, but imo the series with little girl at the ocean is iconic! Thank you so much for sharing!  :loving:
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A thread for my friend.
« Reply #115 on: July 30, 2017, 11:23:06 AM »
Orchid, your photography of people and portraits in particular are breathtaking! Wow! All of them are outstanding, but imo the series with little girl at the ocean is iconic! Thank you so much for sharing!  :loving:

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Volshe said what I wanted to say!

What a beautiful thread!
FSUW are not for entry level daters. FSUW don't do vague FSUW like a man of action so be a man of action  If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane. There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.
Get an apartment not a hotel. DON'T recycle girls

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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #116 on: July 30, 2017, 11:34:23 AM »
Orchid, this thread is such a joy to read and view the many wonderful photos.
Thank you so very much for sharing these treasures.
Don't shoot the messenger, links to articles posted, don't necessarily reflect my personal opinion.

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Re: A thread for my friend.
« Reply #117 on: July 30, 2017, 01:47:44 PM »
Orchid, this thread is such a joy to read and view the many wonderful photos.
Thank you so very much for sharing these treasures.

Ditto.  :thumbsup:
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Graffiti for Mr. AvHdB
« Reply #118 on: August 16, 2017, 03:51:54 AM »
I took this picture in Cochin, India.
You always need to see graffity with the building or street first.



... and then a little bit closer:



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Re: Graffiti for Mr. AvHdB
« Reply #119 on: September 22, 2017, 11:24:15 AM »
I took this picture in Cochin, India.
You always need to see graffity with the building or street first.

Thank you for the thread, love the photos and love seeing what catches your eye.
FSUW are not for entry level daters. FSUW don't do vague FSUW like a man of action so be a man of action  If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane. There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.
Get an apartment not a hotel. DON'T recycle girls


 

 

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