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Cee’s Weekly Wrap Up – November 14, 2015 and BTG Olympus Bulk Carrier

111415WW_3 I am hoping you all are having a great weekend!  There is still have plenty of time get your entries into all my challenges for this week.  I’m sure the bloggers who I featured would appreciate your comments too.

Also I have a few photos of a beautifully colored ship called the BTG Olympus Bulk Carrier from our trip to Astoria.  I know I have shown a couple photos of this beauty earlier, these are all different views of her.

Sunday – Odd Ball Photo Challenge:  2015 Week #45

You still have until tomorrow to join in on this week’s COB challenge.  There is never a theme to COB challenge.  Odd Ball’s are those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category.

Featured Bloggers 

Monday – Share Your World 2015 Week #45

See how everyone answered this week’s questions.

  1. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “fun”?
  2. What is your favorite time of day?
  3. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want have a evening with?
  4. Complete this sentence: Something that anyone can do that will guarantee my smile is…

Tuesday – Fun Foto Challenge:  Anything Painted

There are still a couple days to get your entries in for the CCFC topic.

Featured Bloggers

Next Tuesday’s topic will be The Colors Orange and Green.

Wednesday – CCY: Week 5 Gold Star Award and Features


This week’s Gold Star Award is granted to Pix n’ Toys and is new to my challenges.  Pix n’ Toys has been on Blogger for a long time recently switched to WordPress.  I really liked the wide range of leading lines used for this challenge, both with the straight lines and “s” lines.  Here is one of my favorites photos.  Such great use of  great leading lines, trees, painted lines, buildings and traffic all leading your eyes to one place.


The week’s CCY Theme is Week 6:  Horizontal Lines and Horizons and you have until Tuesday to get your entries in.

Here is a list of upcoming topics.

  • Week #7 Vertical Lines
  • Week #8 Diagonal Lines
  • Week #9 Right or Left 1/3 of your photo frame
  • Week #10 Top or Bottom 1/3 of your photo frame
  • Week #11 Using 1/9 to 2/9 of your photo frame
  • Week #12 Using 2/3 of your photo frame
  • Week #13 Critique My Work

Thursday – Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Patterns

There are still a few days to get your entries in for the CB&K topic.

Featured Bloggers

Next week’s theme will have a new post for with the topic Open Topic.


Here is a little background on the  BTG Olympus. She is a bulk carrier and currently sailing under the flag of Bahamas and has a has 229m length overall and beam of 32m. Her gross tonnage is 43500 tons.

I thought was just so very beautiful.  It’s blue and white colors matched the perfect weather we were having. I adored it lines.  I hope you enjoy enjoy it as much as I did.

Here is the BTG Olympus starting to enter the Columbia River from the Pacific Ocean.  This must be 6-7 miles from where my hotel was.


She is now nearly in front of the hotel.111415WW_1

Now in front of the hotel, I could see her beautiful anchors and shadows at the bow of the ship.111415WW_2

There was a huge No Smoking sign painted on her.  From what little information I could find, she was carrying some kind of gas.


A little further down the river in Astoria, she stopped and anchored.  The small boat you see parked beside her on the left is where they change Captains.  Only a handful of Captains are authorized to bring the big cargo ships into Portland’s harbors.111415WW_4Qi (energy) hugs


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  1. Wonderful choices all. I’m trying to imagine what would happen if someone decided to ignore the BIG no smoking sign and sneak a smoke. Kaboom? Ouch. High price for a cigarette!


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