365 Snap Shots of Life Blog Challenge: Day 60

Technology is simply amazing. I wonder at times what heights technology will reach by the time I have grand children. I have a lot of family I have never met; some are in the USA, others in Colombia, my country of birth.  I really didn’t think I’d ever  meet some of these relatives. That is until recently when I traded in my lap top for a new one with a web cam. When I brought it home my kids were so excited because they informed me that now I’d be able to Skype. I decided right away to Skype my brother whom I have not seen since I was 2 years old. After that I couldn’t stop. Last night I met my niece for the very first time. Another miracle because up to this point I only knew of her by being friends on Facebook. It’s such an amazing feeling to look at someone I’m related to and it’s like they just dropped in for a cup of coffee and a chat. They say technology is shrinking our world and I agree. No longer do I write a letter and snail mail it to Colombia and wonder if the person will ever get it. Now, if I want to, I can chat face to face with the ghosts from the past. Now, that’s the kind of progress I like. So I dedicate this post to my beautiful niece  Johanna…it is so GREAT to finally meet you!

-Eva Santiago copyright 2012

 

I hope you vote for my photo so it can be photo of the month!

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Today we will select the winner photo of the month of February among participants of the readers. The photos of international competitions will be excluded. Here the pictures we have shared so far.

Winner photo of the month will be selected according to best rate between clicks and likes of visitors but last decision will be defined by our photography editor to avoid spam issues.

Photo of the month will be displayed on all pages of galleries for one month on our main website www.bluelyn.com.
Blue Line have launched opportunity for readers of photographers to share their photos on our website and get the chance to be the winner of the month. click http://www.bluelyn.com/submit/ to get a chance for your picture to be displayed in our website’s galleries.

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365 Snap Shots of Life Blog Challenge: Day 59

Childhood is such a fleeting time in a person’s life. Mine wasn’t all that great and instead of being bitter about it I chose to give my kids what I didn’t get. I’m not referring to material things. All kids want is to be shown is love, affection affirmation and validation,  consistently and unconditionally. Children ought not to have to perform to earn these. Give a child these and you would have won their heart, molded their soul and caused their spirit to awaken so they can go and be all they were created for. Have you hugged your kid(s) today and told them you love them no matter what?

HAPPY GO LUCKY

-EVA SANTIAGO copyright 2012