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Saturday, April 16, 2011

N is for Nature

Nature: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin natura, from natus past participle of nasci meaning, to be born. The words nation and natural come from the same root.

Nature: The inherent character or basic constitution of a person or thing, its essence, disposition or temperament.

Nature: A creative and controlling force in the universe, an inner force or the sum of such forces in an individual.

Nature: A kind of class usually distinguished by fundamental or essential characteristics.

Nature: The physical constitution or drives of an organism.

Nature: A spontaneous attitude, as of generosity.

Nature: The external world in its entirety.

Nature: A man's original or natural condition.

Nature: Natural scenery.

Which definition applies to this question: What is the nature of your writing?


  1. aw gorgeous photos. What's your doggy called?

  2. Great pics of your dog!

    I love photographing nature. Here's where I keep my pictures: Duncan's Fabulous Pictures

  3. Niki, her name is Ursa. She is 100 pounds of love and adoration.

    Thanks Duncan!

  4. I love these pics. Love them. The dog is gorgeous!

  5. What a happy dog!!
    What is the nature of my writing? Gosh it's all over the place. Scattered.

  6. Awesome pictures! The nature of my writing? Hmmm...if I had to pick a definition that you've posted, I'd choose #2, both as an explanation of myself and of the characters I create.

  7. Bish, I love her. She looks like our dog in that she can be a big baby when it comes to petting and loving. I love her. :-)

    The external world in its entirety and natural scenery would be the nature of my writing. :-)

    Another wonderful post.

  8. What a delightful portrayal of Nature. Whoever coined that phrase, it's true, a picture IS worth a thou. words.

  9. Great choice for "N"! I so love Nature!! Your photo of Ursa in the garden with the sun shining on her is awesome!!!
    Thanks for visiting my post this morning.
    Kathy @ Oak Lawn Images

  10. Buried in the books, eh Kris? LOL

    Thanks Manzanita. Ursa is very photogenic, makes it easy.

  11. Thanks Kathy! Coming from you with your fabulous photos, I take that a great compliment!

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  13. Wonderful pictures!

    I'd have to say this definition: A creative and controlling force in the universe, an inner force or the sum of such forces in an individual.

    Though definitions 4, 6, and 7 work too!

  14. Ha! What a happy dog!!

    Nature of my writing...hmm sometimes it's in order, other times, its chaotic.

  15. Now you made me cry. Today would have been my dog's 15th birthday.
    I think some of my writing is about nature versus nurture.

  16. I;m hooked by dogs especially tose doing what comes naturally.
    Te nature of my writing? Anything that interests me and what I think will interest others.

  17. Probably the first one?
    Looks like you have a happy dog!

  18. Ursa is quite the poser! I love these pictures. The purple flowers are lovely.

  19. Bob, that's the best kind of writing, don't you think?

    Yes she is a poser, Christina, and a clown, an oaf and very smart.

  20. aw Bish, Australia!! I'm insulted! hehehe

    Ursa - What a neat name for a dog. It's lovely to say.

  21. I think most of your definitions apply to my writing, in one way or another, or as an issue for one particular character.

    Great post, and great pictures!

  22. I love nature, it is so wonderful and inspiring.
    Great pics, your dog looks like he has a lot of personality.
    I don't write, I draw, paint....anything I can create with my hands.
    And the nature of it, is usually nature inspired. :)

    Awesome posts/blog! Have a wonderful day!

  23. I love that first picture. Are those bluebells?

  24. What a beautiful dog! And I love her name - Ursa. :)

    The nature of my writing? It changes, always changing - so I'd say the spontanaeity def. might come close...


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