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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Pelicans Christmas Wishes



MERRY CHRISTMAS READERS and FRIENDS!!
Thanks to all my readers and hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I am truly thankful to have this many readers ....I feel blessed that anyone wants to read my blog. I think it must be an accident that people read my blog, (someone must have added my link on somewhere) and I don't deserve it, but I like it. A special thanks goes to my Google friends who sign up and comment even though my gadget is a little broken.

Thanks to my small blog community, who come and write a comment for me each day, it is the best support any blogger can have. I do spend as much time as I can enjoying each of your incredible blogs and I try to put out a good blog each week for you to read. It takes a lot of time but it is worth it all when I read the lovely comments that you have given to me. PLEASE CONTINUE READING TO SEE MORE PICTURES

For ABC Meme at the letter "x": I am posting a little early as it will be a busy week next week.

Sometimes we see the abbreviation Xmas and I wondered at the origin of it. Thanks to Google and Wiki, I found out that the "mas" part is Latin derived Old English for "Mass" and the X part comes from the Greek letter "Chi", which is the first letter of the Greek word for Christ. Apparently it is not to be used in formal writing so I can use it here as we are very informal and say Merry Xmas and Merry Christmas to my readers.
 
 Mixed in here are a few little Pelican Christmas cards to all my blog friends, commentors,  Google friends, email subscribers, and RSS feed subscribers and anyone that clicks into my blog. The Pelicans are still here in the Victoria Inner Harbour and are spending Christmas with us so I wanted to include them and give them some cookies too. Looks like he is hungry for those cookies!
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74 comments:

  1. Too sweet and funny. I adore those pelican hats <:>)
    Merry Christmas, be well and happy :)

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    1. thanks Pam, lovely wreath on your page today. cheers.

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  2. I am so glad to have found your blog. Hope you have the Merriest of Christmases and a Happy New Year.

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    1. Thanks Ruth. That is a pretty card you made today. cheers.

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  3. Hi Nora,
    Your Christmas Pelicans are priceless! I always enjoy the beautiful photos you share from your beautiful part of the world:) I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!! Tammy

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    1. Tammy, my reply is below, I must have mixed it up.

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  4. Merry Christmas Nora! I love your Christmas Pelicans... and from your photos, I love Vancouver Island...

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    1. Thanks Rian, glad things settled down for you and your family and hope you will have a calm Christmas.

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  5. thanks so much for sharing your incredible photos with us Tammy, I always look forward to see what you have captured. Hope you and your family have a good holiday season.

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  6. Funny pelican postcards!! Merry Christmas to you, too!!

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  7. Thanks so much and Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  8. Cute post! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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    1. Thanks Eileen, your yard lights are lovely.

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  9. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours Nora.

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    1. Thanks Roy for all the help you have given me with my cameras over the years. It is incredible that the person who helps me most with my camera is so far away....have a great holiday.

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  10. You seem to have a lovely blog an enjoy playing with your photos too!

    Have a very blessed Christmas.

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    1. Thanks so much Sunshine, your blog on the pool looked so warm and nice.

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  11. How sweet..I love this..I will be back for nature notes which I haven't even though of yet...Michelle

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  12. Hope you have a good Christmas Michelle even though you are going through such a difficult time.

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  13. So love the pelican style Christmas! The Santa hats suit them! And delightful framing! Happiest Christmas!

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    1. Thanks so much Gemma. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

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  14. Very imaginative and artful images! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!

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    1. Hi Ken, thanks so much for your wonderful bird photos from Florida. Hope your holidays are fun and full of birding.

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  15. HI thank you for your kind comments Gypsy is a English Springer spaniel

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    1. Hi Julie, Gypsy is very cute and hope you and all the doggies have a fun time at Christmas.

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  16. Great stuff. Merry Christmas.

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    1. Thanks Rajesh, pretty red church on your blog today.

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  17. Lovely creations! Fun filled ones. Great shots.
    Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks Indrani, you have discovered that bloggers like to name the photo!

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  18. So adorable! Merry Christmas.

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    1. Thanks Lady, you have a lot of wonderful snow pictures.

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  19. Oh, how I would love to see those pelicans! A few years ago, Bill and I saw a flock of them at Spanish Banks. They flew in together, stayed for a few minutes and then left. We have watched for pelicans ever since.

    You do a wonderful job with your blog. The time and effort that you so obviously put into it are, as you say, worth it in the pleasure it brings to both you and your readers. And, thank you for the kind and much appreciated comments you left for me. Do have a wonderful Christmas, with peace, fulfillment and lots of happy blogging too :)

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    1. Thanks Carol, your photos show off your city well.

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  20. Merry Christmas Nora...I forgot the linky, but I got it up now and your post is linked. I love this...so cute... made me smile.. I hope 2013 will be a better year for us..hugs..Michelle

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    1. Gosh I think I linked twice then, because I put it in again without looking at it. Me bad. Yes 2013 will be better I am sure.

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  21. wishing you a very happy Christmas!

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    1. Thanks Laura. Merry Christmas.

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  22. well you're wrong about 1 thing; you DO deserve to be read!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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    1. Thanks Roger, wish I could get you to write all the text for me, as a librarian you have a wealth of knowledge.

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  23. Hoping you and yours have a wonderful day together to celebrate the meaning of Christmas ~ faith, family and friends.

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    1. Thanks Madge, always enjoyable to see what photos you find each week. cheers.

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  24. These are such great fun! Merry Christmas~

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    1. Thanks Mary, hope to see more of the redtail hawks and hope everyone is feeling better now. cheers.

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  25. Splendid pelicans! (and nice hats!)

    Cheers and thanks for lining to WBW.

    Stewart M - Melbourne

    PS: hope you had a good Christmas.

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    1. Christmas is past now as Stewart is in Australia and they are a day ahead of us...hope you have a Happy New Years then.

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  26. Season's Greetings to you too. The pelicans are so cute! I wonder why none of them come dressed up like that around my place?!

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    1. Mick lives in a cartoon colorful world with rainbow birds on mystical yellow flowers and his skies are all orange. It is true.

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  27. Great photos and edits!

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    1. thanks for coming from New Zealand to my blog. cheers.

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  28. seeing brown pelicans is amazing.....best wishes

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    1. Hi Carole, loved the video of the magpies in the bath!

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  29. I love the pelicans Nora. Merry Christmas and a very healthy, happy and prosperous New Year to you and yours!

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    1. thanks Larry, that is a wonderful shot of the hawk and the perfect decoration.

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  30. A great, entertaining and artistic post, Nora. Thanks for your glimpses of beautiful B.C. - am looking forward to viewing more throughout 2013. Trusting your Christmas is/was a joy-filled occasion.

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    1. Thanks Valerie, you have some pretty sunsets there.

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  31. Wonderful pelicans and message. Merry Christmas to you and yours, happy blogging throughout 2013.

    X is for...

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    1. unique color idea from Mar and wonderful sunset....cheers.

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    1. Thanks Pieni, your candle series is lovely.

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  33. Lovley your christmas pelicans ,and a happy new year to you ,Nette

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    1. Hello Nette Cecilia, you have an interesting place there.I will go back with my translator on.

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  34. Very creative photo cards ~ Hope you had a wonderful Xmas ^_^

    Happy Holidays ^_^

    (A Creative Harbor aka artmusedog and Carol ^_^)

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    1. thanks Carol, it is a busy time and I appreciate everyone coming by here on Christmas.

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  35. cute pictures of the pelicans. I am glad that they like Christmas cookies. Happy new Year.

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  36. Hi Latane, Your "New Life" blog has a touching story, I enjoyed seeing the photos of your family. cheers.

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  37. I have never seen a santa hat on a pelican...very cute.Visiting from ABC.
    Laurie @ Pride in Photos

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    1. thanks so much Laurie, Happy New Years.

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  38. Those are so much fun photos!

    eXpedition

    Happy Holidays!
    Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

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  39. Great series. Merry Christmas. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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    1. thanks Gary, nice to see the Canadian bloggers here.

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  40. Merry Christmas! I adore those pelicans wearing hats.
    Happy New Year.
    Joyce M

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  41. Hi there Light, love that sky on your blog today. cheers.

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  42. Hello there, just visiting looking for wonderful creations for Christmas wishes and I saw your pelicans greetings. I find them really cute. Keep creating. Love it!

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