Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Summer

Well, we all need vacation so I started mine just today! I'm looking forward to...

radish
ice cream
pleasant and breezy nights, watching fireflies flying around on a lovely summer evening, sitting on the beach at night listening to the waves and watching the sunset.
You got it-I'm seriously craving some beach vacation right now!

I'm only taking a summer break for a couple of weeks, but I will still be around. I'll comment to you still when I can.

Hope you're having a great (stay cool) summer! Have a Happy Fourth of July! xx

144 comments:

Tina´s PicStory said...

wonderful summer pics! :)

✿ chica said...

Delícia!!Tudo bem verão mesmo!!Lindo!beijos,chica

Betty Manousos said...

glad you liked them! thank you!:)

CameraCruise said...

Beautiful photos!
Enjoy your vacation.
Mette

TexWisGirl said...

Enjoy, dear betty!

Kelly said...

What refreshing photos!! Enjoy your vacation time, Betty!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes!! Have a great time and enjoy every moment, Betty!! Love all your fun, summery photos for the day -- looks better than the gray skies and chilly wind here in Seattle!!!

Sylvia

Lynn said...

Happy vacation and thanks for those summer pics!

xo

sergio celle said...

..ciao Betty. Che luoghi meravigliosi! Ma dove sei? Ti auguro di trascorrere giorni incantevoli. Qui da me, si soffoca dall'afa irrespirabile...abbraccio..Sergio

Crissi said...

Yes Betty,it is summer time!
Salute Crissi

Chatty Crone said...

Betty - have a great vacation and leave your cares and worries behind. sandie

Powdered Toast Man said...

I think I saw a sharktopus in the water. I'd be careful.

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

The watermelon looks scrumptious!

moni said...

Dear Betty,
enjoy your vacation and thanks for so many freat summer fresh shots!
My vacation will start next week! :-))
Wish you a wonderful happy time ♥
hugs
moni

Cloudy said...

Herrliche sommerliche Fotos, passt alles zusammen, so soll es sein.
Dann wünsche ich wunderschöne und erholsame Tag im Urlaub und ganz viel Sonnenschein...

Lieben Gruß
CL

Sandy said...

Great photos. Enjoy your vacation time.

Teresa Coltrin@Journaling Woman said...

Your photos are beautiful as usual.

Teresa

Sandra said...

i am relaxed already, just looking at your visual vacation... drooling a little also. enjoy your time off.

Mary said...

Fun summer pics. Love watermelon..are those green figs? Are there figs that are ripe when green in color? I don't know much of figs, they do not grow here. We can buy some, but they are not as good as the ones from my CA friend's tree.

wenn said...

enjoy your vacation..

....Petty Witter said...

Thanks for bringing a touch of summer to what has been another dreary day here in the north east of England. Be sure to enjoy your holiday and take lots of photos. x

Linda said...

Enjoy your vacation! I am taking one next week...am going to try being away from blogging altogether for a week. Will see how that works! Love those photos of the melon - think I will head in to the kitchen and get some!

Anaximandro said...

Una entrada refrescante para combatir el duro calor.
Un abrazo.

Mara said...

Ah, such beautiful photographs! They capture the spirit of summer just perfectly! Hope you have a lovely time! :)

Emm said...

Have a fabulous vacation Betty! I hope you get some much needed rest and relaxation and come back refreshed. My own beach holiday is only 8 weeks away!

ΑΘΗΝΑ said...

My vacation begins next week!I can't bear the hot climate the morning when I go out.Happy vacation with many baths in the sea!

It's me said...

Enjoy enjoy...have a great time darling......love love love Ria....xxx......

Mari-Pi-R said...

Felices vacaciones con buenos frutos y temperatura.
Un abrazo

imac said...

What a great mixture for a holiday, enjoy.

Ellie said...

What a great selection of pictures - that watermelon was not half making my mouth water:))
Have a good holiday.

Kaipiroska said...

a wonderfull sequence entirely dedicated to summer - fruits, ice cream and the beach :)

Robert Geiss said...

Thank you for this inspirational photos very much. This year a three day cruise, from Friday on, through the islands is what was available. Please have a wonderful Wednesday.

Pedro Luis López Pérez said...

ood holiday and, although a few days ... enjoy them.
A kiss.

Craver Vii said...

You take the yummiest food pictures! Betty, I love the picture of the feet in the air, as if diving into the water. Enjoy your vacation!

El rincón de Ceditas said...

Ufffff que maravilla!!! No se puede pedir mas... Feliz verano
Saludos

Pat said...

That watermelon made my mouth water! I just picked one up today! Have a great holiday!

tracegrace said...

Oh hi Betty
Thank you for your visit to my humble blog...Your summer looks as warm as mine feels...enjoy life

EG CameraGirl said...

Some of summer's joys beautifully photographed.

EG CameraGirl said...

Some of summer's joys beautifully photographed.

Ms. A said...

Your photos blow me away! Enjoy yourself and take lots of photos to share with those of us that have nothing like THAT available!

MA FERREIRA said...

Beth...boas férias...com muito sol!
Aqui no Brasil ja estamos entrando no inverno!!

bjs

Chris said...

Hi Betty, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

cloudia charters said...

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Great post!



Aloha from Waikiki
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Hilary said...

My mouth began watering as soon as I saw the first photo. It looks like you're in a beautiful place. Enjoy your holiday, Dear Betty.

Betty Manousos said...

mary, glad to see you here:) ah, those are unripe figs; figs are a golden yellow or purple when ripe.

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Very nice series!
Thanks for sharing. And thanks for visiting and taking the time to comment;o)

***
Happy holiday****

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour chérie!
wow these pictures are beautiful, you really prepared a wonderful Summer post, thanks for sharing!
Léia

Cezar and Léia said...

wow congratulations for the article at SIT Girls, cool website!
Léia

Bob Bushell said...

The fruit, it's delicious, like your photographs.

michael said...

Great selection of summery pics!

Have a wonderful summer vacation.

Georgia said...

Love your photographs! especially that watermelon.

Enjoy your vacation!:o)

Robert Nicolaescu said...

Beautiful colors! Best regards!

Lisa Gordon said...

What a wonderful series this is betty!
Truly the images of a beautiful summer.
I hope you have a wonderful summer vacation!
xo.

rainfield61 said...

You have a vacation.

I visualize one.

Susan Deborah said...

Lovely images of summer. The water-melon looks so tangible and crunchy. As always, your images are so alive and refreshing, dear Betty.

Joy always,
Susan

David Macaulay said...

you too Betty - your pics make me jealous

ashok said...

superb clicks!!!

Fer said...

Que fresquita la sandía y que fresquita tu entrada, es lo único que apetece con tanto calor, un saludo...

Snapper II said...

A cool and refreshing Post.

Amin said...

Hello! Very beautiful summer photos!

Diane AZ said...

Beautiful ripe fruit in summer colors! Your vacation plans sound fun, enjoy!

Nancy Claeys said...

You as well, sweet lady! Enjoy your time off! xo

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

Happy 4th, dear Betty. Thank you for the wonderfully refreshing photos.

xoRobyn

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

Happy 4th, dear Betty. Thank you for the wonderfully refreshing photos.

xoRobyn

Leovi said...

Beautiful photos, I like the colors and sharpness of the architectures. Very good. A hug.

SandyCarlson said...

Your summer has had a gorgeous start! Enjoy. And thanks for these enticing images.

Unknown Mami said...

Beautiful summery collection.

Rizalenio said...

I really like the colors of summer. Happy photos.

Enjoy your summer! :)

ladyfi said...

Watermelon is my favourite summer fruit!

Love love that last shot.

Enjoy your holiday!

Lasse said...

Lovely summerphotos Betty!

Jesús said...

Imagenes muy veraniegas, la fruta de temporada y la playa y el helado muy del verano.

Saludos.

Rui Pires - Olhar d'Ouro said...

Frutas, "sabor" a verão, praia...
Excelentes fotos!
beijo

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Betty, For a NON-SUMMER person like me, I will admit that there are things which I do love about summer (fresh veggies and fruits especially)...

We had watermelon yesterday!!!! YUM...

Have a great summery day!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

George said...

You've done a great job of picturing many of the joys of summer (the watermelon looks delicious). Enjoy your summer vacation.

ZielonaMila said...

Beautiful summer photographs. I am greeting

:.tossan® said...

Excelente série de fotos! Gostei muito da última Boas férias. Saludos

Amish Stories said...

Watermelon looks mighty refreshing right about now in the middle of all of the heat we are getting! Richard from the Amish settlement of Lebanon,pa

Bitch said...

Your summer vacations in pictures, starting with water melon and ending with a pool jump.. lovely.. It suits you my dear!!!!
Enjoy!!!!

Blond Duck said...

I love summer!

SquirrelQueen said...

Great summery pics Betty. That watermelon looks so refreshing.
Hope you had a wonderful 4TH.

Nevine Sultan said...

I do so love those hats... and the watermelon wedges... yum! So very summery, all of it.

I hope you are enjoying your summer break. I can't wait for mine to come around... soon. ;-)

Wishing you a relaxing time, my dear!

Warm hugs,
Nevine

Joan said...

Lovely!
The beach is always a must for me.
Enjoy. :)

diane b said...

Great, mouth watering summer pics. I hope you have a fun vacation, enjoy! Send us pics of it.

Pastor Dennis said...

Were those white figs? Many years ago my dad planted a fig tree and it's fruit is barely coming ripe for my June vacation. I asked the question because I have never seen a sliced fresh fig in my life. I only see the interior after I have bitten into them; a rather different appearance. O the joys of figs that are completely ripe devoured straight off the tree!

de engineur said...

lovely shots, I want my slice of water melon already

Shaun_ShutterBug said...

Beautiful photos, and such a varied array of photos. Im glad you stopped by my blog.
Shaun Valleys ShutterBug

Renae said...

Betty, thanks for nice words about my silly buff & polish! I had a nice holiday. :D I loved the list of pics here. Sometimes I just like to get lost in all those pictures and then my husband says something and I can't realize right away where I am. nice escape.

Indrani said...

Lovely summery shots.
Thanks for your visit.

Betty Manousos said...

pastor dennis, yes, those are unripe white figs. i too love to eat them right off the tree.
ripe figs are delicious, and great for morning snack, too!

A Cuban In London said...

Oh, you tease! :-) Watermelon? Love it! Have a fab vacation.

Greetings from London.

eileeninmd said...

Betty, I hope you enjoy your vacation. I love watermelon. Your images are delightful.

Magia da Inês said...

❤✿•.¸•.¸¸
O verão é tudo de bom!
Suas fotografias também.
♡ Boa semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil
✿•.¸¸✿⊱╮

Amish Stories said...

Hi Betty and thank you for posting your comment on my own blog, that was very kind of you. Its really so very hot out there and your post is timed perfectly to help cool everyone down! Richard from the Amish settlement of Lebanon,pa

ritsa said...

What beautiful summery pictures!
My favorite has to be the watermelon.
It looks so tasty.

Hope you're having a relaxing vacation.:o)

EG CameraGirl said...

Isn't summer fantastic?

Lisa S. said...

Hi Betty,
Thanks for the visit to my blog and sweet comment you left me. I am happy it led me to your blog because you've captured two of my fave things-food & travel. I recently purchased my first DSLR camera and I'm excited to check out your photography & pick up some tips along the way. :)
Smiles,
Lisa xx

sky-blu-pink said...

Hey Betty! thanks for visiting my Blog and our kind comments. I love your photographs - beautifully composed! I'll follow you and look forward to seeing more of your work.

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michael said...

Hope you're enjoying your summer break!

Ugochi said...

Very beautiful and enticing "photoscription" of summer. Thanks for sharing!

Deb Crecelius said...

Great variety of photos.
All look yummy and/or inviting :)

missing moments said...

Awesome photos and hope you had an awesome few days of vacation!

Georgia said...

Love your summer pics.
Enjoy your vacation!

BlueShell said...

Yummy...I want some Ice cream...may I?

LOL
Have a splendid vacation time, dear!
Kiss
BShell

Marty said...

betty, I wish you wonderful summer days and holidays !
love your new blog, very beautiful too !
see you soon !!!

ANRAFERA said...

I wait and desire have an excellent summer.
Very refreshing photographies and own of this station.
That everything you is OK.
An embrace.
Ramon

Leovi said...

I never tire of returning to revel in these beautiful photos. A hug.

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Hello Betty!
Came to see your wonderful fruit shots! Love the apricots! Yummy!
Many thanks for your lovely comments in my blog;o)

***
Wishing you a wonderful week****

Fernando Santos (Chana) said...

Olá Betty, belas cores de verão...Espectacular....
Votos de boas férias....
Cumprimentos

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

I've been enjoying fresh peaches myself!

Blond Duck said...

Hope you're having a good summer!

Farida of In Love With Sunflower said...

Watermelon! I love it so much especially if it is sweet and juicy! :D Happy Summer!

Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

Awesome summer pics! My favorite is the last one with the feet still out of the pool! Thanks for stopping by Lemonsforlulu.com!

Amish Stories said...

Wow look at how many comments you have! And thank you again for stopping at my blog Amish Stories Betty. Richard from the Amish settlement of Lebanon,pa

Ángel said...

Deliciosas, refrescantes, saludables. Pura esencia del verano. Que bien te ha quedado la serie. te felicito
Un abrazo

Helene said...

So, so summerish! Love it!

Thank you for your visit and your cute comment:o)

Helene

Blond Duck said...

Happy Tuesday!

Anonymous said...

Summer is my favorite season and can't wait for summer break.
Hope you're having a great time.

Nice pics!

Trevor said...

Lovely summer images Betty...
Enjoy your short break.

-Trevor

ritsa said...

I love your summery pics.

Enjoy your break!!

~Ellie Kings~ said...

It feels like youre always on vacation :) Great pics! Now u made me hungry & it's too late to eat or early depending on how you see it. Just catching up on my reading and @ say thanks again for your motivational messages on my blog! love u xoxo

Tina´s PicStory said...

your photoblog is also wonderful!:)

Robert Nicolaescu said...

Have a great weekend! Best regards!

Kristin Leamy said...

Those food photos are just scrumptious, wow!

SquirrelQueen said...

It looks like you are enjoying your vacation Betty. I love those gorgeous sunflowers. Hope you catch up on your sleep.

Nancy Claeys said...

Refreshing summer images. Enjoy your time off! xo

Blond Duck said...

I hope you're doing well!

Lidi Horácio said...

Achei seu blog na blogosfera.
E adoreii!

Já estou te seguindo..
Me visite tbm
http://lidiepaulo.blogspot.com.br

Beijocas
Ótima Semana \º/

:.tossan® said...

Aí em Belíssimas photos top. Happy week.

Blond Duck said...

Hope you had a great weekend!

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

I am very, very sorry to hear about your fall and broken arm, Betty! I hope it heals quickly for you and that your pain is minimal.

Hugs!

Bitch said...

My dear friend Betty!
I am very sorry to read about your accident.
I hope that the healing process will be short and with no much pain!!

Stay like you a are.. a real fighter!!!

Love!!!!!♥♥♥

Hilary said...

Oh Betty, I'm so sorry to hear about your arm. I sure hope you will heal quickly and fully. If your sister is still with you reading your comments, I hope she'll give you a gentle, healing hug for me. Feel better soon, dear Betty.

Unknown Mami said...

Sending you love and hoping you heal quickly.

Pat Tillett said...

Beautiful photos Betty!
Apricots, watermelon and figs. Those three things scream summertime to me. As a kid, we loved and ate them all summer.

ANRAFERA said...

Aprovecho esta entrada que tiene los comentarios abiertos para desearte una pronta recuperación.
Que todo te vaya bien. Cordial saludo.
Ramón

A Cuban In London said...

I just heard of your misfortune. I wish you a speedy recovery.

Greetings from London.

Nevine Sultan said...

Dearest Betty,

So so sorry to hear about your arm. I hope you get well very soon. Please do take care of yourself.

Love and hugs,
Nevine

Anonymous said...

Impressive publish! STICK WITH IT!

Blond Duck said...

I'm so sorry about your arm! Feel better!

Emm in London said...

So sorry to hear about your arm Betty and that you're not feeling too good. Know that we will be all waiting for you whenever you are ready to return to the land of blogging! ♥

KikiMo said...

Get well soon!!!

kiki

- Yvonaut -
Das sind Raphael und Yvonne
said...

Hey Betty
Get well soon!
Many greetings
Yvonne & Raphael

Rick said...

I'm just back from some vacation also and am catching up - saw your last post that you had an accident - terrible news. I hope that by now your arm has healed somewhat and the pain is less. We all miss your wonderful posts, but don't hurry back - get better first !