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Love Thursday: May 29, 2008


 What with my previous thoughts about hearts found in nature, and Andrea's challenge to find hidden messages all around us, I thought this week I'd share my small collection of found hearts -- heart shaped objects I've found in various places around the world over the past couple of years.

It seems love really is where you find it.

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Happy Love Thursday, everyone.  Please leave your links of love in the comments section below, and be sure to check out the images left by HipMomma and cherryvanillastudios in the Shutter Sisters Flickr Pool for inspiration.

And may you find love all around you today. 

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Reader Comments (59)

Everyone loves a love note; I got lucky and got a whole wall-ful.

Blogged the story here:
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLyn
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermegan
this caught my eye over the weekend. it's is everywhere.
May 29, 2008 | Registered CommenterTracey Clark
Great finds!

This week I share some love at the beach:

Happy Love Thursday!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbleeding espresso
I want a rock collection like that. Amazing!

Here are some hearty-leaves for you:
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlaura
Great collection! I love that idea.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCherrye
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteremma hughes
Lovely collection.

Happy love thursday!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKaren G
Here's mine-- something silly that always makes me smile.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBipolarlawyercook
I love your collection. I'm still looking for a rock. Happy Love Thursday everyone!
Those rocks are lovely. Love is where you find it. Mine is an ugly pile of lumber, transformed into a bean fort my sons. Not pretty, but made with love.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersusiej
While on vacation over spring break, I noticed this:
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLeslie
happy love thursday. spraying rainbows your way....
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkristin
witnessed this nice guy help an older lady find her footing as she was trying to get up and climb over the seawall she was sitting on.

happy love thursday!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAshley
Wow the theme goes great with a picture I found on my camera this weekend.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermargaret
Wow. I found my first and only natural heart on the beach during my 16th birthday party. A wave came and washed it out of my hand. Half an hour later, while sitting at the edge of the water, letting the waves lap over me, I pulled up a handful of sand, and there was the heart again.
-- Jean
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJean
My first heart in nature!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAbby
a different sort of love today, but one i'll never forget
happy love thursday!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercamerashymomma
I found these two out in nature, enjoying nature and each other....
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterUrsula
I'm feeling sentimental this week:

Happy Love Thursday
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLivinginChicago
Oh that little white rock is particularly beautiful! Lovely photo...
I found some hearts in nature this past week as well, not nature-made, but made by my two loves.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercarrie
I don't know how you all find those lovely hearts everywhere. I found one a long time ago; in the center of a wet handprint on a rock. Here are some damp flowers sunning themselves though...
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAscenderRisesAbove
Lovely stones. My daughter and I collect rocks while we are out and about. I'm going to show this to her. :D

Here's some leaf-love - a squash plant on my patio.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
I don't have any rock hearts, but I have something that rocks my heart...
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie Harvey
Her lips are an upside down heart...she is my new baby girl and she has shown me that I have double the love in my heart.
Happy Love Thursday.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSummer
I just wrapped up a photoshoot/Photoshop project this morning. I loved it, and this particular image from the set is of two people I actually do love:

And they love each other, when she's not chasing him with a chainsaw. ;)
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkrystyn
caught this moment with my son and our dog this weekend
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSam
LA's most lovable parking meter... :)
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermika
I don't have any shots of hearts in nature, but did love this little find.

May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
Hmmm... let's see if it works this time.

May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
Thanks so much for the mention! I spent last week in Monterey and found a heart-shaped rock on the beach and a pink construction paper heart stuck in a shrub (on my birthday!). Unfortunately, I don't have pictures of either one! But I did return home to find this week's entry waiting for me in the yard.

Happy Love Thursday to all my Shutter Sisters.
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJen
What lovely rocks! Love is indeed everywhere -- even in carnivorous plants, as my post shows!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbonggamom
I don't have any actual hearts, but here's a metaphysical one...
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterpsumommy
i realized tonight just how much love there is to be found in the kitchen...happy lt! :)
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersperlygirl
What a cute collection! Mine is showing the growth of my yard.

Happy Love Thursday!
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterangie
What a beautiful collection :-) Mine's up:
May 29, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJanet

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