Nevada, New Mexico – Up Words – Balloons and Lights

UP – The Photos:

All Lit Up – Las Vegas, 2009

All Blown Up – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, 2009

UP – The Quotes:

Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
– Winston Churchill —

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
– Woody Allen –

17 thoughts on “Nevada, New Mexico – Up Words – Balloons and Lights

  1. Great photos for the challenge, they define a couple of ‘ups’ perfectly. The quotes are so fun. lol Thanks for sharing them. 😉

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    1. Hi EC – The photo challenge looks like a good way of using photos that I haven’t yet written stories about!

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  2. This post is so brilliant! Woodey Allen is great. I watched the “Midnight in Paris” last month, absolutely enjoyed it!

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  3. Hi Margie! Great results. I love to see what different ideas people come up with when the same concept is presented to them.

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  4. Yeah Vegas!! Have you ever been in a balloon? That’s one of those things that sounds so cool, but not sure I’d have the cajones to get in one! Great quotes… the Churchill quote is fantastic!

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  5. We should have the Fifth Dimension playing in the background on this one. Love your photos and the Churchill quote.

    According to Merriam Webster online, my go-to source, there is NO rule that you can’t end a sentence in a preposition. Still goes against the grain with me.

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    1. Hi pegoleg – It is simply wonderful what can be found on the internet. Apparently Churchill’s quote came about because he had been criticized for ending a sentence in a preposition. He responded, “That is the kind of thing up with which I will not put.” He was making fun of the non existent rule.

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