Wordless Wednesday: Peace and Love to All Who Enter Here

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adorns the front porch of the Chamberlin-Burr Day House, headquarters of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Here's more of the porch.
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  1. What wonderful and permanent doves to have on a house. The Day House sounds like a good place to spend some time.
    Shalom to you from Jerusalem.

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  2. splendid as always. love to you too. happy ww.

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  3. Anonymous6:01 AM

    you always have great shots, Sandy! you have a real eye for beauty. ;-)

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  4. Good art work, I liked your first shot. :)

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  5. Beautiful picture. The colors are awesome!

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  6. That is so lovely! You always find such interesting subjects for your photos :)

    Happy WW :)

    My WW entries for today are at:

    Pastyme With Good Companye

    The Paranormal Blog

    Nuttin' But

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  7. Thanks Sandy. Lovely reminder.

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  8. wow! so creative,,, Perfect one for ww! Happy tuesday! thanks for dropping by.

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  9. Anonymous7:24 AM

    great catch as always!!! Happy WW!

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  10. That's lovely! The ultimate symbols of peace, worked into the architecture.

    Tink *~*~*
    My Mobile Adventures *~*~*

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  11. Anonymous7:47 AM

    beautiful and interesting :) have a blessed day to you, Sandy!

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  12. Sandy, this post is a lovely example of why I've passed on to you a Blogging with a Purpose award over at my place. I don't know if you put awards on your blog, but I enjoyed acknowledging your good work.

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  13. What lovely details! Looks like a pretty little place.

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  14. Oh Sandy, that's just beautiful! Expert photography! Why don't you join "Picture This" or "Ruby Tuesday"?

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  15. awwh oh that we had that at entrances all over the world

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  16. Those doves give me a sense of love :)

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  17. It's good to see work like that. Great pics.

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  18. Anonymous10:37 AM

    Beautiful Sandy. I love the peonies below too and am glad they survived the storm. Gorgeous...

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  19. How pretty - a great piece of gingerbread.

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  20. San,
    Thanks for the award. I used to post them on my blog and link back to the giver, but I maxed out on Blogger photo space and had to trim around the edges and settle for making sure I had folks in my blog roll. I do appreciate your thoughtfulness!

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  21. Anonymous12:50 PM

    such intricate details! happy WW sandy!

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  22. WOW That is so neat to see! I love your posts. Thanks for stopping by and Happy WW!

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  23. Anonymous12:58 PM

    the details are exquisite :) doves really do give an aura of peace, don't they? great entry, sandy! :)

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  24. Those are very pretty. Her house might make visiting Hartford worth the drive over from where we might be. They seldom use detail like that anymore.

    Happy WW!
    ..

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  25. Great shot and a sentiment the world could do with far more of. Happy WW

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  26. How beautiful these are! And so wonderfully photographed...

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  27. Oh thats delightful.. peace and love to you also Sandy

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  28. Anonymous6:17 PM

    Love the detail! Very pretty!

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  29. Anonymous6:46 PM

    That's so unique and wonderful worked. Love birds generally and especially like this. So wonderful.

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  30. There must be a reason why doves represent peace. I felt myself at ease and peace after seeing these pix!

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  31. Beautiful artwork and those doves are pretty where they are!
    Home and Garden

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  32. Those are beautiful adornments. Doves are great symbols of peace and purity.

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  33. How meaningful and beautiful this whole idea is.

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  34. wow - how very pretty!!

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  35. Anonymous9:51 PM

    OH Sandy, what a perfect post. I don't remember that detailing on the house (but I must've seen it!). I love this.

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  36. oh how beautiful. the pictures and the words. happy ww, sandy!

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  37. That is beautiful and yes, peaceful too!

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  38. Anonymous10:18 PM

    Beautiful... like you to capture the little things that are so powerful.

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  39. Those are so peaceful and beautiful.

    Carver Cards

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  40. Beautiful!! Absolutely...Happy WW my friend and thanks for stopping by:)

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  41. what a lovely and sweet find!

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  42. A beautiful post for today. Is she the author of the "Uncle Tom's Cabin" book? I think so...

    Here is my WW post for this week.

    Happy WW day!

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  43. Wow -- what a gorgeous subject! Love it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  44. That's very pretty and peaceful!

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  45. Nice words and pictures. Happy Wordless Wednesday to you!

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  46. Anonymous12:41 AM

    They don't make things like that anymore! Lovely subject.

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  47. What great detail on the house. Impressive workmanship on the doves. And a great photo.

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  48. Anonymous4:04 AM

    nice shades of the doves.. you always share meaningful shots, sandy!

    WW 2: Chinese Charm Bracelets
    WW 14: Big Happy Feet

    hope you drop by.. happy ww!

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  49. Hello Sandy

    Great photos!

    The portico that makes us think ...
    ...today, make no more such work

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  50. Anonymous5:14 AM

    I think you even brought the peace through on the photos themselves.

    Beautiful as always.

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  51. Fabulous photos Sandy!!!

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  52. wonderful carvings... very appropriate for the purpose of the center --- promoting peace and understanding through books and reading materials...

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  53. Anonymous7:44 AM

    nice capture of the doves :) so clear :)

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  54. I love the contrasting colors from the birds to the eves of the building. Great WW!

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  55. Anonymous7:55 AM

    Lovely porch, lovely shot!
    Thanks for visiting.

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  56. Anonymous8:29 AM

    that's beautiful!!

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  57. Very awesome Sandy! Always a pleasure!! :D

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  58. Anonymous8:46 AM

    Stunning. They just don't put that kind of craft into houses today.

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  59. What GORGEOUS carvings!! That is seriously breath taking.

    Write From Karen

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  60. I love looking at those gorgeous details on older buildings. I'm not a contemporary, clean-line aesthetic person in any way.

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  61. Anonymous10:47 AM

    What a wonderful place :)

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  62. What gorgeous detail--so beautiful!

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  63. thats very nice!!

    i like it very much!

    happy WW!

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  64. Lovely. I was wondering what the story behind it was from that first picture!

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  65. Anonymous12:22 PM

    Peace and love to you too. :-)

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  66. Anonymous12:28 PM

    What great carvings. Beautifully painted too!

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  67. Very intricately curved doves. They sure are very pleasant.

    Peace and love to you. Happy WW!

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  68. lovely blessing and photo ~ thank you

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  69. Very cool, I love those birds!! Happy WW :)

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  70. What a marvelous choice for your WW today … thanks for sharing.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  71. That is a lovely porch and gorgeous detail.

    Happy WW! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  72. Anonymous3:53 PM

    What a beautiful carving. You do take such awesome shots.

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  73. You should only know how these pictures moved me.
    Scroll down to photo #2 here, and I think you will understand what an important message you have spread around the blogosphere:
    http://toraa.blogspot.com/2008/05/ruben-funeral-day.html

    thanks for sharing

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  74. Anonymous4:16 PM

    I must have weddings on the brain. My first thought at the sight of the first shot was of wedding cake.
    Yummy wedding cake... (drools)...
    Sorry about that. This is gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  75. Love to go there!

    Happy WW.

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  76. Anonymous5:30 PM

    those are beautiful details on the porch. :)

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  77. How beautiful those doves are. Great pictures. This might sound crazy but it looks as if those doves belong on a wedding cake. LOL!!

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  78. lovely adornments!

    thanks for visiting my ww today!

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  79. These doves are beautiful!

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  80. Sandy, you see so many beautiful things. Makes me wonder if I'm too blind, don't get out enough or if I'm living in the wrong place. But, oh how I love my swamp!

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  81. Another great picture...yours are always so artistic!

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  82. Anonymous10:24 PM

    Very pretty. Whoever made those had a lot of pride in their work. The detailing is wonderful. Have a great day!

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  83. How lovely. Imagine living in a house decorated like that!

    Bobbie

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  84. What beautiful details and so appropriate for visitors to the house! I should have one for my house too. :)

    *throws away the Rock*

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  85. Hi sandy! I wish I could enter the place right now.
    c",) Morning Sniffles

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  86. Anonymous10:31 AM

    i am feeling it Sandy.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Joshua

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  87. Anonymous4:26 PM

    Such a lovely sentiment there...

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  88. Just beautiful. Incredibly observant of you.

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