Thursday, January 3, 2013

New or unique?

(A Weekly Top Shot enty)
(with some new, old, and unique Atlantic City photos)

I'm always so optimistic and excited about a new year coming along.  I start off thinking how great this is; we get a 'do-over.'  And then, as we slowly make our way towards mid-January, I start to think that this new year is just the same as last year.  I'm still driving the same route to work in the same vehicle, the traffic pattern is the same (darn), the calendar is the same (except my birthday comes on a Wednesday instead of a Tuesday)...what is so new about this new year?

The old Taj Mahal, a unique fixture along the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Maybe it's not a question of making it 'new,' but a chance to make it unique.  We have an opportunity to make our year different from the last, special, a one-of-a-kind year.  You have a choice...you can settle for the sameness of last year, and there is nothing wrong with that, OR you can open your mind to new things, open your heart to new feelings, open your world to new opportunities.
 
One of two towers on the old Atlantic City
Convention Center; now known as Boardwalk Hall.

A lot is going to remain the same but think how exciting it will be when something to make your day unique crosses your path.
Happy Unique Year!
 
Like a giant mirror, the new Revel Casino
reflects the Atlantic City sky.

11 comments:

  1. lovely blue series. and good advice! hope you find uniqueness in your "every day!" :)

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  2. I am hoping and working towards new things this year...

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  3. I'm just happy to see you post! Did you get a new camera?

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  4. there are somethings i might like to stay the same but overall a fresh start is always fun .. those photos are wonderful .. i love the big mirror the Revel provides the sky

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  5. A new year is already here...I hope it is a good one.....like that mirror

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  6. Love that first photo! Your blog is "new" too. Different typeface and background. I like it very much! I've been thinking of changing my blog up with the same color as this. Easy on the eyes! Best wishes for a Good New Year!

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    1. Thank you so much! You can imagine how many scenarios I went through before I decided on the color/typeface/etc. Even now, I may make another change but, I do agree, the neutral tone is easy on the eyes :)

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  7. Lovely post and very inspirational ~ always remain receptive ~ the universe has treasures to deliver ~ Lovely photos ^_^

    (A Creative Harbor) aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^

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  8. Love that shot of the Taj Mahal against the blue sky... Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #64!

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  9. Amazing shot of the Revel Casino. The reflection really makes it captivating.

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