Winner Announced & Snapshots Up!

Friday, September 2, 2011

I did the random.org thing again and Kelley of Writtled won Damyanti’s A to Z Stories of Life and Death.  I’m sure Kelley will enjoy this wonderful collection of stories, based on the letters of the alphabet.  How cool is that though? Kelley was my guest last week and gave away one copy of her book.  The good you do really does come back to you! 
I don’t have a variety of pictures today because of my fascination with one church building that’s in Half-Way-Tree – a major landmark in St. Andrew.  I wanted to get some good shots of it and have been trying for weeks. I finally got some.


The St. Andrew Parish Church was founded in 1664 and considering that, I dunno if I’d be comfortable sitting inside it on a Sunday morning.  Could be why they're doing repairs. Still, I do know that the structures put up from the days of slavery were built to last.

I’ve only seen shots of the inside on television during official funerals. It’s awesome! Click to enlarge photos.

  

 And for those who have absolutely no interest in the building above, I couldn't resist the peach hybrid hibiscus.

And because I know better than to post only a bunch of pictures, I'm going to ask if any of them could perhaps spark a story idea. Have a great weekend and if you haven't done so yet, go check out Damyanti's A to Z Stories of Life and Death here and here.  Based on the quality of the stories in this collection, you're getting a steal for the price.

Have a great weekend!

28 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the winner of that book!

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  2. Wow, that's an amazing building. Love the peach hibiscus too!

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  3. Congrats to Kelley.

    Thanks for sharing the pics of St Andrews. Beautiful.

    That peach hibiscus is awesome. Never saw one like that before.

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  4. Thanks for dropping in, guys. I think I have a thing for that building and yes those peach flowers are super pretty.

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  5. Congrats on the win. And thank you for posting the photos. I love churches, what a pretty one you've captured here.

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  6. Hi, J.L., I can't read the font on your wood background today. Just letting you know, maybe it's Blogger playing up. I'll check back tomorrow.

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  7. Corinne, dunno why I'm so fascinated with this particular church.

    Deborah, it probably is blogger. Have a great weekend.

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  8. Congrats to the winner. I love the pictures. Can't really see them fitting into any ideas I have stewing at this time. But that might just be because I'm so deep in revision mode. :-)

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  9. The church is gorgeous! I could take pictures there all day.

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  10. Congratulations, Kelley! And what beautiful pictures these are, Joy. I am fascinated by structures built of stone, and one of my fondest memories is a stone wall my husband and I built along the back yard of our first home.

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  11. Misha, thanks. Hope all the revisions go well.

    Diane, oh yeah. I really like the building.

    Michelle, thanks for stopping in. Glad you enjoyed the pictures.

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  12. Beautiful building! I wish I could smell the Hibiscus.

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  13. Thanks for stopping in, Donna. Hope you have a great weekend.

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  14. Congratulations!

    That is such a pretty building.

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  15. Hi just dropping in from the Platform building campaign. I am in the same group as you (woman's fiction - chick lit 1). Look forward to getting to know you better during the campaign.

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  16. Congratulations Kelley! you're so lucky!

    And that church is just beautiful, Joy. I would love to explore inside of it one day.

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  17. What a lovely church and hibiscus. I love old buildings and have always been intrigued by how they stand the test of time;)

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  18. Thanks for dropping in. Apart from just being old, all the details built into the church amaze me and it's just so pretty to look at. I'll be around to visit my new campaigner buddies.

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  19. Congratulations! I love all of your blogs! Should I follow all of them? ;)


    ♥.•*¨Elizabeth¨*•.♥
    Can Alex save Winter from the darkness that hunts her?
    YA Paranormal Romance, Darkspell coming fall of 2011!

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  20. Gorgeous pics! Very attractive blog, too.

    I'm in the Campaign and wanted to drop by to say hello. I hope it goes well for you!

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  21. Hey there fellow campaigner. Happy to meet you. I'm following you.

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  22. Elizabeth, Nadine and Laila, thanks for the visit. Feel free to stop in anytime!

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  23. Congrats to Kelley.

    Thanks for sharing the pics of St Andrews. Beautiful.

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  24. Congratulations Kelley!
    More great photos, Joy. I've got some for you, coming up on Wednesday :-)

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  25. I love the photos. And congrats to Kelley!

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  26. Looking forward to tha, Deniz.

    Thanks, Carol!

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