Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Three Men and Their Best Friends

On the streets

At a park

On the farm
Spending time together.

"It often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or dog than to any human being." -- Henry David Thoreau
"There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money". -- Benjamin Franklin
For myself I would change Ben Franklin's quote from dog to cat, but it's nice seeing people having a good time with their dogs.

28 comments:

  1. These are such wonderful pictures, I'm a bit partial to the third because of the sheep!
    How appropriate that there is a dog waste sign in the first one!
    Sunny :)

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  2. Wonderful pictures for the quote. I'd have to change it to CATS.....

    - Pixellicious Photos

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  3. The first is funnny, the second is strong, but the third is moving: two old pals, no need to run , just walking side to side, on the same path every day, then go back home and having a rest together.. This one shows more complicity..

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  4. Have neither a dog nor a cat so I'll just comment that the bike looks like a neat combination.

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  5. I like the Franklin quote - with its realism and lack of sentimentality. Love and money!

    Lucy

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  6. Wait a minute, I am quite intrigued with the second picture hehehe. Is the dog wearing a black clothing? Very nice entry!

    here's my first Outdoor Wednesday entry!

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  7. Fantastic. That looks like a motorcycle I could ride. There will be an award for you on my blog tomorrow :)

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  8. Nice shots. Liked the last one in particular, a beautiful scene.

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  9. These are great photos. Love the guy in the motorcycle.

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  10. dogs are man's best friend..

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  11. I love these pictures, especially the top one! Great job!

    I love Thoreau's quote, but I'm not too sure about Benjamin Franklin's. You changed dog to cat, so I guess all you need to do is get some ready money. I won't point out the obvious.

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  12. James, I thought my eyes were going bad, I had a hard time seeing the dog in the first photo. This is a fun post, and I love the quote.

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  13. Wow! Beautiful photography! Thank you for sharing. I am looking forward to taking a more detailed look around later, as well as over at your other blog.

    Have a great day!

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  14. Interesting and touching post. We do have our own best friends.

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  15. Hello James, I like the motor cycle and sidecar, its a beauty.
    All are great shots tho.

    Thanks for your visit and kind comments.

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  16. Fine series! And funny, too; especially photo #1.

    Franklin's quote could apply to me except for the "ready money" bit...

    Have a nice day, James!

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  17. I so enjoyed these photos, made my day! You caught such wonderful scenes, each photo speaks volumes to me.

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  18. They give us unconditional love and attention and ask for nothing in return. How could you not love a pet, they are more human the a lot of people...
    Great post and photos, James.

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  19. Fantastic idea for this post! Congratulations, beautiful and sensitive!
    Léia :)

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  20. A man of the first motorcycle is very cool.
    I long for such a figure.
    The brightness is superb!!

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  21. hahaha Vicky's comment made me laugh. Nice photos indeed!

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  22. Wonderful shots James!
    I think I'd have to caption that first one 'Big Boys and their Toys' though. :)

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  23. I really like this one. The lighting is fantastic. The subject matter is outstanding. It seems very peaceful.

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  24. This guy is too early for his make up, but just the perfect opportune shot!

    Having pets really soften a man's personally. I love dogs and cats too!

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  25. Even though I don´t like motorcycles I couldn´t help it that the motorcycle photo was the best one. The bike and the background was so full of loving atmosphere.

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  26. ...and getting old...together.
    Your photography is modulated in harmony, James.

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