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Love Thursday: April 3, 2008

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As some of you know, Irene Nam and I started Love Thursday on our own personal blogs about 18 months ago, long before it found its home here on Shutter Sisters.  And while I don't think my daughter, Alex, exactly knows what Love Thursday is, it's certainly been a large percentage of her 4-year-old life that I've been searching for images or symbols of love to photograph each week.  It appears she's been bitten by the bug:  she's been finding heart shapes everywhere.  Yesterday, we were lying down on our patio, and she pointed out a heart-shaped cloud.  This past weekend, she found a tiny heart-shaped leaf that she placed on my knee for a second, before it blew away.  And just last week, as we were taking a walk in our neighbourhood, she found a heart-shaped splat of bird poop.

Be happy I shared this photograph of a found rock in my parents' back yard, instead.

 Happy Love Thursday, everyone.  As always, please leave links to your images of love in the comments section below.  Also, for inspiration, be sure to check out the images left by PhotoMom86 and camera shy momma in our Flickr Pool. 

And may you see images of love everywhere today. 

Reader Comments (81)

I love traveling with my husband...and found these hearts on our last vacation!

http://cotterpinhouse.wordpress.com/2008/04/02/the-love-of-travel/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercotterpin
I finally worked up the courage to participate.

http://arlenestarr.wordpress.com/2008/04/03/love-thursday-2/

April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterArlene
Thanks for hosting! Your heart rock will have me out looking now. Like searching for 4-leaf clovers. Here's my contribution:

http://splashgraphics.typepad.com/splash_graphics/2008/04/mother-child.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentere-Mom
That's beautiful...here's my go for Love Thursday:

http://awesomeave.wordpress.com/2008/04/02/love-thursday-2
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hippyhappyhay/2372607903/

I found love by wandering along the beach this week.Happy Love Thursday ya'll!!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterHay
Beautiful photograph! Really like the color of the stones=)
http://jessan.se/2008/04/03/heart-in-ice/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJessan
Thank you so much for Love Thursday. I think it is awesome.

We watched our friends' kids over the weekend so they could get away. They hadn't gone away overnight in 11 years! This is a picture I took of our girls together.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/muckyyuck/2384821474/

Happy Love Thursday.
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermel from freak parade
Here's mine-- about loving some quiet time "amid the noise and the haste."

http://bipolarlawyercook.wordpress.com/2008/04/03/putting-back-into-ones-self/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBipolarlawyercook
It's really sweet that she's searching for heart shapes too.

I too have been seeing them everywhere since I discovered this site. Yesterday I found a heart shape in my mom's favourite flower:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23132596@N07/2384943874/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKaren G
Great shot. I just love finding hidden surprises like that...here's my link for Love Thursday...
http://flickr.com/photos/jeroldssis/2384949742/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris
Oops! Wrong link! Here's the right one:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeroldssis/2384966640/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris
Oh, that is funny about the bird poop. My husband is getting into the swing of it, too. In fact, that was my post today!

http://my-bella-vita.blogspot.com/2008/04/side-effects-of-love.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCherrye
I just found this site via Superhero and I've never participated in this challenge, but I've been so so into hearts this year that I have created hearts everywhere, this post is about that if anyone is interested:

http://www.ihanna.nu/blog/?p=738

:-)
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenteriHanna
What a wonderful way for your daughter to grow up--always keeping an eye out for love :)

My pooches are featured this week:

http://bleedingespresso.com/2008/04/love-thursday-when-dogs-become-sisters.html

or

http://www.flickr.com/photos/13029497@N00/2377116710/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbleeding espresso
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMarcie
Heart-shaped bird poo--will wonders never cease? ;)

~~

http://www.ourwindowswideopen.wordpress.com
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDanaB
I love that even the smallest gestures show love, this is a photo of what most would consider weeds but when picked by daughters for me they become a priceless bouquet.Happy Love Thursday!http://kt40.wordpress.com/2007/08/18/small-gestures/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkt
Thanks for featuring one of my pictures. I was a little surprised so early. I love, love Thursday. I love just about everything with hearts - have for years. I also love my family and friends. Here is my post for today.

http://aphotomom.blogspot.com/2008/04/love-thursday.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa
I love finding love in unxpected places - here's mine:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/acumamakiki/2383747994/?edited=1
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkristen
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTanya
lots os love in my littlest one's b~day cake this week. happy LT & happy 2 Casey Shea
xo, mama

http://www.flickr.com/photos/14811117@N02/2380962724/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkristin
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2260/2375486757_cc28b3a94a.jpg?v=0

I didn't even realized that this was hear-shaped until I looked at the photo later that day.
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenternatala
My daughter also helped me with my Love Thursday contribution this week!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23724564@N02/2384452065/

Happy Love Thursday, all!!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie Harvey
My daughter also helped me with my contribution for Love Thursday this week!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23724564@N02/2384452065/

Happy LT, all!!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie Harvey
Awww, the best day of the week. Happy love Thursday...
http://wifemotherpainter.typepad.com/my_weblog/2008/04/puddles-of-love.html
a.
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAndie
you have inspired so many folks!! i love the images you discover and share with us. and now that my eyes and heart are open to love thursdays, i see love everywhere! it's such a wonderful thing. thank you for sharing this with all of us, and thanks for the link too!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercamerashymomma
I love tangles of color! Happy Love Thursday!

http://partonpics.blogspot.com/2008/03/tangles.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRachel Parton
The kind of love for mankind that inspires someone to make a career of saving lives:
http://usr-bin-mom.com/index.php?page=entry&id=2120
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle Potter
I'm going to have to get Cadence to help me find more hearts!

Here's my post:
http://www.shutterbugmama.com/2008/04/love-thursday-hugs-and-kisses.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSarah - Ji
It's amazing how little ones can find and inspire love.

Here's my love thursday entry...
http://amandasfavoritethings.blogspot.com/2008/04/love-thursday.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
Here mine! Happy love Thursday!

http://artfullife.ca/?p=263
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersandra
Finally I'm in!
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKattis
I posted two images of love today, altho only one picture is mine :-)

http://fondofsnape.com/?p=1620
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJanet
Here's mine - I finally got one up on Thursday!
I'm so glad Love Thursday is back, I can't even tell you. Thanks.
http://kiwords.blogs.com/kiwords/2008/04/i-have-to-admit.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKira
It's my first Happy Love Thursday!!!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/22555250@N05/2384702285/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJenna
loving the sun being out pretty much most of the time now
http://ascenderrisesabove.com/wordpress/?p=3138
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAscenderRisesAbove
This week, as with most weeks, I'm in love with swaddling my baby boy!

http://delaneydiaries.typepad.com/the_delaney_diaries/2008/04/love-thursday-l.html
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterColleen
That's a breathtaking photo Karen!! My daughters are constantly on the hunt for heart shaped items too. I LOVE that they are having fun with Love Thursday too. The fact that love is all around is a wonderful thing to keep them mindfull of.

Here's my photo for the theme.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/maypapers/with/2384830531/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentertracey
Oh how kids LOVE a good blue lollipop!!


http://www.flickr.com/photos/sophiesings/2384849097/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLauren C.
many of you sewers will catch this one :o)

http://simplystork.blogspot.com/2008/04/new-love.html

~simply~

April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersimply
Not heart-shaped but certainly about love

http://justbeingjenn.wordpress.com/2008/04/03/love-thursday/
April 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjenn

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