Monday, January 26, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year!


We write our own destiny; we become what we do.
It's the year of the Ox.

23 comments:

studio lolo said...

Stunning photo cropping!!! This could be a winner of something :)

Happy New Year..
peace and joy!!

Lynn said...

Lovely photos and quotes here. Many stir my mind and make me think. So much to agree with! ;-)

Devika said...

I just noted this at another site - a haiku on footsteps...

"The path one walks marks his/her history..."

Struck by the similarity of views...

SO colourful photo :)

Wishes,
devika

JM said...

I really enjoy visiting this blog, it's very cool and your photos are just great! Well done!

bookbabie said...

Great quote and absolutely true. I enjoyed reading your blog today:)

yoon see said...

Perfect image with eastern feel!
Beautiful lantern on the high with a wide spread of sea blue to compliment the piece.
Thanks for your kind wishes and lovely comment as always.
What a pleasure coming back for more each week for these colourful bites!!!!

Princess Haiku said...

In the end, this is very true. Great post and Happy New Year to you from Northern Cal.

Sharon said...

I like your Chinese New Year photo. Thanks so much for visiting my Phoenix Daily Photo site and leaving a comment.

humanobserver said...

Stunning image...

Joni said...

Love the quote! Imagine a world where everyone truly knows the message!

raindog said...

hey hey .... it's my year! cool post.

get zapped said...

lolo-thank you :) I captured this on a rare warmish, sunny day recently.

lynn- happy you stopped by and found some inspiration.

devika- lovely, thanks for sharing!

JM- delighted you enjoyed yourself and hope you come back.

bookbabie- splendid!

yoom- it's always a joy to hear from you. Peace.

princess- yes, if only we made the best of it and truly became self realized....perhaps, we do.

sharon- thanks, I enjoyed your site very much.

humanO- gracias.

joni- wow, what world this would be!

raindog- hey, that's wonderful, you've made another cycle...which one?

polona said...

lovely bright photo!
and a hapy new year to all who celebrate it.

Small City Scenes said...

So true. Kung hai fat choi!! MB

Bram Antareja said...

Lampion typical china is one of the accessories to enliven the new year imlek or Chinese New Year.

In ancient times lampion is often found in each home, but Chinese people in line with the development of the current globalization lampion is found more in the business Tionghua community.

Regard from Yogyakarta City, INDONESIA.

Heather Shrigley said...

Happy New Year!

Wonderful quote. You seem to be posting the right quotes for the days I've been going through.

Peace out.

Supria Karmakar said...

So glad I found you ..thanks for your comment on my post the other day...and in return I feel like I have found a real gem in your blogging world...
Love your brevity and wisdom in each one of your posts...can't wait to keep checking in.
Supria

cindy : quaint said...

same to you, i was born in the year of the ox! i love your photo - so vibrant!

Virginia said...

I'm a quote junkie. I love the one today. Makes you think!! Thanks for coming by my blog. I will enjoy yours as well.
V

get zapped said...

polona-many thanks!

scs-yeah!

bram- I enjoyed your info on lamion. It's always good to know where a tradition lived.

heather- happy to be of some assistance :)

supria- your kind words make me want to share more, these gems.

cindy- a cycle you've made!

VA- well, you've come to the right place. Do come back and peruse the archives.

Janice Thomson said...

Beautiful shot GZ! Love the simplicity yet vividness of it.

Earvin said...

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Lyrically speaking said...

similar to what you are what you eat, love it!