Brightly Colored Homes, Newfoundland

Brightly colored homes

Brightly colored homes in Newfoundland, Canada

My theory regarding brightly colored homes seems to still hold true.  European towns with long, cold winters have the most brightly painted houses.  These brightly colored homes were a common sight in St. Johns NL, Newfoundland-Labrador, Canada.  Most every home and business in this town followed this tradition.  Islands seem to have more subtle pastels.

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Crested Butte, Colorado Quaint Town USA; Photo Manipulation?

Purple House

Photo Manipulation?

In addition to Crested Butte, Colorado’s well known reputation for skiing, it is also a great place to go for wild flowers viewing and hanging out in a very western town with many quaint houses.  We hung out here while the National Parks were closed due to the irrational government shut down of all our National Parks.  Who would not love coming home to this little house every day?  Do you think this photo is an example of photo manipulation?  Well, I am not sure myself….
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Carrozza New Mexico

Ever have one of those days where you did not know if you should EAT or DRINK, then realized you could do both??

Eat or Drink

Eat or Drink, Which shall I do????

This is a very nice lady I met in a small town in southern New Mexico, Carrozza.  If I get to visit just half the places she has, my retirement will be a success.  She had such a great positive outlook on the world while doing it, something else I’ll work on….