Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows (Different views for different moods)


I love looking out windows at the vistas beyond. My home looks on the constantly changing, forever beautiful views of Puget Sound.  Looking through a window always reminds me of the security of being inside, and the potential of being out in the world beyond my window.  Here are a few of my favorites. Hope you enjoy!

I think I shared this first photo once before, in another post. However, it never gets old. This first window is the view from a bathroom window, in a small restaurant in Barbados. I wanted to lock the door and just stay there, where blue water surrounded me, the sound of waves lapping was soothing and close, and sweet island music played in the distance. Perfect to push away the cold, winter blahs.

Barbados ©Talesfromthemotherland

Barbados ©Talesfromthemotherland

Next  is a view from my car window crossing the US-Canada border at the Peace Arch, WA state-BC, Canada. I love this sculpture (read more about it here). It surprises me each time I see it, and sends my imagination in all kinds of directions. Birds play and nest in the complex, tangled metal, and my thoughts always soar through the open window of the structure and disappear for a few minutes. Huge trees, the river that rushes beside them, appear tiny, from so high above.

©Talesfromthemotherland Sculpture at the Peace Arch Crossing, US/Canada

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Sculpture at the Peace Arch Crossing, US/Canada

Glass floor above Whistler, BC ©Talesfromthemotherland

Glass floor above Whistler, BC
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Through the hole– above Whistler, BC ©Talesfromthemotherland

Through the hole– above Whistler, BC
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About Dawn Quyle Landau

Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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21 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows (Different views for different moods)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows (Different views for different moods) | ugiridharaprasad

  2. Absolutely gorgeous!

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  3. Carrie Rubin says:

    Great pictures. That ocean water is so blue, and I so want to be there!

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  4. I love that photo of Barbados. And the sculpture at the border crossing is fascinating. I’ll have to renew my passport and take a drive up to Vancouver.

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  5. Mike Lince says:

    Great photos and visual memories of my favorite places on the whole planet! And a belated Happy Birthday! 🙂 – Mike

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  6. sara says:

    Wow, Dawn, that sculpture at the Canadian border is amazing. I’d love to see it in real life!

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  7. Great photos!!! I’ve never wanted to go to a bathroom so badly in my life 🙂

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  8. Cathy Ulrich says:

    Great shots, Dawn! Those shots of Whistler are amazing. Is that a glass floor in a gondola?

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  9. Sun says:

    your window collection…wonderful, especially the glass floor window. nice!

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