Day 145/365 SP Precious Memories

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedJune 9, 2009
TakenJune 8, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/6 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length32 mm
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They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness and shall sing of thy righteousness. Psalm 145:7

Precious memories store
Moments in photographs
Thru' the years
Seen in laughs
And of tears
Til' there are no more
Pictures to see
And we become a memory~
A family member,
To remember.
Poetry by me... AJP

It was cold and rainy today with a temperature of 56 degrees. I decided to post a self portrait that I did last night using existing light. I wanted to mainly focus on the music and this was a hard one to do. The words and music to Precious Memories in the song I was playing on the piano was by J.B.F. Wright who was born February 27, 1877 in Tennessee. Here is a link to find the words to this song:

16 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (8 Jun 2009):

    "Precious Memories" certainly is an old favorite. Around here they used to sing it at funerals. I actually heard of someone who wanted sung at their wedding.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (8 Jun 2009):

    Love the song.... great SP today Andrea!!


    JOE FAILK gave props (8 Jun 2009):

    The warm tones are great. Can't hear the music though wish I could :)

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful composition and tones!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    very nice SP! like it!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    A wonderful SP! I love how you have used more light to highlight the book.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful song and poem!! Wonderful SP Andrea!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    This is wonderful Andrea well done...

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Oh nice...

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    great sp, Andrea!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Beautifully done!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (9 Jun 2009):

    Very well done SP using your natural light and focusing on the words to the song. I remember hearing this song sung at a lot of funerals myself. It is a beautiful song!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (10 Jun 2009):

    I love the feel of antiquity in this...the antique piano, the old favorite hymn, and the lighting has almost an oil lamp look. Excellent work on this SP.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (10 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful SP! Now I'm going to be singing "Precious Memories" all day! :)

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (11 Jun 2009):

    Love the warm tones and lighting. Though the focus is the music, I'm most drawn to your hand playing. Beautiful SP.

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