A colorful perception..


It’s a beautiful world!
Look around it is amazing.
Life is a colorful perception: a vision, a kiss, taste of fresh berries, childhood memories, future plans, the smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of a baby’s giggle and the touch of a loved one….

A few more pics from the Cape. What do you treasure most?
Be well.
Jess

14 thoughts on “A colorful perception..

  1. The second picture of the building on the wharf with the large pictures of women on its side captures so many imaginings. Are you aware of its origins?
    I agree; there are so many wonderful sights to see and so many wonderful things to do…!

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    • Thanks, I was taken by the larger than life photographs on Fisherman’s warf as well, so I did a bit of digging; the tribute was named : “They Also Faced The Sea” and was designed to keep the spirit and the presence of Portuguese culture alive.(Norma Holt’s photographs)
      Almeda Segura, Eva Silva, Mary Jason, Bea Cabral and Frances Raymond, are meant to represent all of the women of Provincetown who over the years have been the backbone of this vital fishing village. They came from a long line of hard-working people, immigrating mostly from the Azores and mainland Portugal. Their families fished the waters off Cape Cod for over 200 years, built a major fish packing and distribution industry and made an important contribution to the history and culture of Provincetown.
      Portuguese women faced the sea in many ways: as mothers, wives, sisters, friends and family of fishermen, as cooks, laundresses, nurses, teachers and telephone operators. They kept the culture alive, sang the songs, danced the dances, buried the dead, gave birth, cooked and kept the church at the center of their lives. Above all, they were resilient through good times and bad, their strength and courage easily matching and supporting that of their male seafaring counterparts.

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