Purple Majesties

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While looking into the complexities of the purple pansy, I wondered what life would be like if everything was purple; then I remembered the words of Dan Aykroyd, a great Canadian-American Actor, who once wanted to be a Catholic priest, studied criminology & sociology; then dropped out and became a famous Comedian. Even though people think he's a funny man, I like his outlook on life: 

 

 

We have the most beautiful planet - the Rockies, the purple fields of the United States, the Lake District, the Pyrenees, the turquoise seas of the tropics.

--- Dan Aykroyd

 

There is something about the color purple that has always been a fascination with me. I recall the first time I saw the Rocky Mountains. I was a passenger in a car going to the West Coast. After a long nap in the car, my eyes opened up and the eyelids fluttered to the beauty of the purple mountains in the distance. The first thought that came to mind was, "O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain; For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood, From sea to shining sea."  There was such a sense of peace and pride --- Patricia Feager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain;
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood,
From sea to shining sea."

 

Original Words: Katharine L. Bates, 1904.

Original Music: MaternaSam­u­el A. Ward, 1882

 

 

 

 

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December 21, 2015 - I am reminded of the color purple and it fills my heart with passion for our Military, Civil Servants, and all those who serve and protect, expecially those who have made our country great. Remember we do have a Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. I am confident we can made America great for the rest of our lives and for generations to come. To the general public, rest assured, the Real Estate Community believes in home ownership, truth and the American way in making your life more comfortable until you get to the finish line with your own personal address. Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from TX where the Blue Bonnets flourish freely, standing up proudly to the adversities of life.  --- Patricia Feager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

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Amanda S. Davidson
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Patricia, I have always loved the color purple and to this day it's still my favorite. I truly enjoy reading your posts, they're so uplifting.

Dec 21, 2015 09:56 PM #9
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Had no idea about Dan Akroyd's dreams, or the quote. Perfectly purple in all its majesty. You tend to be the wind beneath our spirit wings, Patricia. Another beautiful post filled with inspiration. 

Dec 22, 2015 12:01 AM #10
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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WOW - Just Wow!  Purple is my favorite colors, right after red!  Sometimes I look at flowers and other things on this planet, and know that nature has a very creative and intelligent mind!

Dec 22, 2015 12:05 AM #11
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Patricia, I believe most women like purple and love to wear it.  I do.  Wonderful post and as always it made me feel good. Thank you,

Dec 22, 2015 12:41 AM #12
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Patricia,

I love purple as does Ron...I had no idea about Dan Akroyd's quote.  Patricia nice inspiring post.  A

Dec 22, 2015 10:05 AM #13
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OH, Patricia....your eyelids fluttered open at just the right moment! The earth was speaking to you so that you wouldn't miss her glory. I happen to truly love that song. Can't tell you why, but that it was written by a woman makes me even more grateful for its words of beauty. 

Love you, beautiful soul!

Dec 23, 2015 10:52 AM #14
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             Thank you Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof for my Ah-ha moment. 

Dec 26, 2015 07:22 AM #15
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Lovely photo and once again, such well chosen words.....you have such a gift.

Dec 26, 2015 08:39 PM #16
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Patricia. I never really thought about the color purple, save the movie. Neat.

Dec 26, 2015 09:50 PM #17
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Yes, that's exactly what I think of.  And, I think purple is such a pretty color in nature, esp when contrasted w/ yellow (the complementary color).

Dec 26, 2015 09:55 PM #18
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Good morning Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof ,

How did I miss this post! I'm so glad that Kathy Streib featured it in her "Ah-ha" moments for the week! Lovely photos and as always perfectly chosen words to inspire us. Thank you for who you are and sharing with us!

Dec 26, 2015 10:00 PM #19
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Hi Patricia -- even though I follow you it was this morning's post by Kathy Streib that brought me here.  As usual your vivid writing style is perfect for the subject.  Have a great day.

Dec 26, 2015 10:28 PM #20
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I love purple. I used to have purple jeans in college. :) I find it vibrant but also soothing. 

Dec 27, 2015 04:19 AM #21
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Patricia I'm so happy that Kathy featured your post so I didn't miss it while out of town.  As always, you write so beautifully and from your heart and I hear you softly and with joy!

Dec 27, 2015 04:38 AM #22
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Patricia

So glad that Kathy featured this post and that I had the opportunity to read it. So inspiring!

Jeff

Dec 27, 2015 04:51 AM #23
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I know Kathy Streib and Debbie Gartner love purple. It's my granddaughter Jaci's favorite too. What's not to love....gorgeous! 

Dec 27, 2015 05:04 AM #24
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Patricia, purple is sort of an elegant color.  I remember being out in rural Washington State visiting a lavendar farm - purple as far as you could see.  It was just beautiful.  So is your purple pansy!

Dec 27, 2015 08:49 AM #25
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Hi Patricia Kennedy - several years ago I went to Lavender Farms in rural Texas. It was my first time and as you say, purple for as far as you could see. I will never forget the beauty of lavender fields and the heavenly scent. 

Purple Pride Forever!!! 

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Patricia, great photos, great choice of purple and great thoughts to go with it.

Thanks

Dec 27, 2015 09:47 AM #27
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Thank you very much for sharing your very purple thoughts.

Have a very special week.

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