Good Morning!

“Let us then be up and doing,

With a heart for any fate,

Still achieving, Still pursuing,

Learn to labor,

And to wait.”

The words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the ‘first thing in the morning’ enthusiasm of our little mini-Schnauzer June seemed to be the ideal response to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge “Morning” given to us by Ann-Christine.

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  1. Beautiful pictures of June! She looks so happy.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you! She is a happy puppy.

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  2. I am never this energetic, well ever really, but particularly in the morning…takes another sip of coffee.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      I’m not that energetic either! But this is a young pup so age has something to do with it I think πŸ˜†

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  3. kunstkitchen says:

    That’s a beautiful Schnauzer!

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  4. The joy of a dog and a toy…nice way to start the day.

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  5. Amy says:

    So much fun, Anne! Great actions captures. πŸ™‚

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thanks Amy. I’m not used to taking photos of dogs. This little one is Soooo fast!πŸ˜†

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  6. JohnRH says:

    Ha ha! Good one. Someone is active!

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Yes. No issues with June loosing fitness during the lockdown! In our own defense my husband and I are doing the Eldergym online classes every day. June tries to help us with that too! Thanks for commenting John!

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  7. Emma Cownie says:

    Cats and dogs show us how to live!

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  8. Beautiful words and lovely character 🐢 πŸ• πŸ˜‰

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you Ribana.⚘

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  9. Leya says:

    A lovely day for June! And brilliant photos of her playing (and waiting). Such a good and fitting quote too, never heard it before. I often wish I had only a tiny bit of all that energy my dogs have too…Well done.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      I would like to have that energy too. Especially in the morning!

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  10. Most importantly ‘and to wait’. Thanks for sharing, πŸ™πŸ»

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  11. Tina Schell says:

    Ideal indeed Anne! A bright start to the day!

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you Tina! June always seems to have a bright and energetic start to the day.

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  12. Lovely photographs Anne, it looks as if June is having a great time! 🧑 xxx

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    1. anne leueen says:

      She loves her ball.chasing in our back garden every morning even today when it was below freezing and there was about 2cm of snow! It was a new challenge for me to photograph a little dog going at speed. I’m used to horses and their movement is slower.πŸ˜ƒ

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  13. Awww, look at that happy little face! just adorable. πŸ™‚ xxx

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    1. anne leueen says:

      She really enjoys life! Thanks for commenting!

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  14. dprastka says:

    Look at that energy!! June is smart to get out there and run around. I Love the photos with the quote!! 😍❀️

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you Diana. This morning the temp was below freezing and we had almost an inch of SNOW! So my husband put on her winter coat and she still went running after any balls he threw for her!

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  15. I do like a dog who knows her Longfellow! And looks like she’s having a great time, very energetic shots. πŸ™‚

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Haha! Yes she does know her Longfellow. She has great energy and even today when we have SNOW she is keen to get out and run around. Thanks for commenting Rpbert.

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  16. I like that quote! I had not read it before. Great way to start the day. Thank you!

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    1. anne leueen says:

      I’m glad you liked it. It is a favorite quote of mine.

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