Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder - 2.6.12...

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Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder...    
Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long...
We keep moving forward. Opening new doors and doing new things, because we are curious…
And, curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

     ~ Walt Disney

New Paths

     I often feel it is okay to look backwards to see where I've been. Looking backwards with an attitude of gratitude gives me a benchmark to gauge were I am, where I'm going and where I need to be. Because I am curious by nature, I often explore the paths less traveled. It is amazing what I find on these treks…

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James Dray
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Morning Sir Michael~glad to see your back.  What a beautiful shot, I need to take my camera with me more often.  Thank you for sharing

February 06, 2012 06:01 AM
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Good Morning Michael, Looking back is fine if you focus on the positive elements and don't dwell on negative, and appreciate where you've been and where you are going. Have a great day!

February 06, 2012 06:08 AM
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Liz and Bill Spear
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Michael, I've got no problem looking backwards.  Remembering my roots keeps me grounded going forward, and my past includes a lot of those dirt roads :)  Bill

February 06, 2012 06:13 AM
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Andrea Swiedler
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Good morning Michael, that is a beautiful photo, what a great way to start the day. And some equally good sentiment, thank you. Today is a rough day, I have to call the vet, it is time for my beloved best friend to go on his next journey. Your photo gave me a bit of peace this morning, thank you.

February 06, 2012 06:16 AM
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Michael S. Bolton
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Good Morning Michael, That is one Awesome photo! I agree, that looking back never hurts to see where you've been, as long as your focus is moving forward.

Have an awesome day!

February 06, 2012 06:24 AM
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Ginny Gorman
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That picture Michael is one not seen often from that kind of vantage point...stunning...to a new day!

February 06, 2012 06:44 AM
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John Handschuh
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Hello Michael,

You can always learn from looking back, when you ignore the past it can bite you in the butt.  Great photo.

 

 

 

Make it a great day !! 

February 06, 2012 06:57 AM
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Roy Kelley
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This is a good week to open doors to new opportunities.

Thanks for sharing your photograph.  Have a most productive week!

February 06, 2012 07:22 AM
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Cindy Edwards
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Love the picture.  I love the quote too.  Walt Disney was such an amazing man.  I remember growing up and watching him in the beginning of each Sunday Walt Disney movie.

February 06, 2012 07:22 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Looks like the road to Utopia. Guess you'll have to travel it to see if it is so! Enjoy the journey and your day! 

February 06, 2012 07:46 AM
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Jay Markanich
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Hola Miguel. Great photo to get across your point!  And I love Disney quotes - he was quite the fellow!

February 06, 2012 08:40 AM
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Michael - A cool way to begin a Monday.  Make it a grand day in all you do my friend.

February 06, 2012 10:03 AM
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Craig Rutman
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If you don't remember your past, you're doomed to repeat the mistakes you've made along the way....

Love the photo in this post Michael. This one needs to be blown up, framed, and hung somewhere in your home.

February 06, 2012 12:32 PM
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Chris Smith
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Michael, reminds me of that old adage, if we do not study history, we are doomed to repeat it... let alone what we might miss, by not looking back...

February 06, 2012 02:05 PM
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Have looked back but looking forward to the unknown is more exciting. Craig makes good points.

February 06, 2012 02:36 PM
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Connie Harvey
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Stunning photo Michael!

February 06, 2012 05:44 PM
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Rob Thomas
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Michael ...Very well said ...looking back sometimes helps us move forward!  Great photo!

February 07, 2012 07:09 AM
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Carl Winters

Here it is Wednesday and I'm just now getting here. I also like to travel back roads here in The Texas Hill Country.

February 08, 2012 07:13 PM
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Laura S. Baker
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Most magnificent words and an even more magnificent photo Michael.  I believe looking at the past is a really good thing.  Dwelling on it is a whole nutha thang!

February 09, 2012 08:31 PM
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Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind
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GOOD MORNING MICHAEL!  Not sure how to decide which of your photos are my favorite - but this one certainly goes in the mix!  Looking back from time to time keeps me on the right path!

February 10, 2012 06:31 AM
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