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PINK for October Cancer Awareness....

I am dedicating this post to all who have suffered or are currently battling the disease; cancer.  Hoping that a cure can be found sooner than later and all who fight, to survive!!!  The  first image is an auto repair shop in Port Aransas, Texas. Next door [same building] is a florist shop. I'm pretty sure it's a family affair and someone is either a cancer survivor [what I'd hope] or a family member or friend passed from a form of cancer. Their tow truck is pink, the exterior fixtures are pink and the palm trees are lighted [day and night] with pink bulbs....



Pink about town, and in our yard and home...





PS...Houston Astros are in the world series!!!
One of the most exciting play-off games I've seen...score tied bottom of the ninth. Altuve hits a home run!! Exciting stuff.

31 comments :

  1. we have several companies here like this one. there is a HUGE pink dump truck, a PINK Plumbing company and all their vans are pink. I LOVE THAT PINK FLAMINGO. Aodorable!!!

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  2. What a beautiful dedication. Wishing you well!!!

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  3. We prefer to say that we are 'managing' hubby's cancer, for it will kill him at some point. His treatments will lose their efficacy at the 10-year mark, they tell us. I don't like the battle imagery. It doesn't help us to personify it, either. We enjoy each day. We try to reduce our stress. I'm on medical marijuana for anxiety and depression. It's been a long haul, with 65 healthcare appointments. This is how we get through our journey.
    Cancer is big business, these days. There is much corruption around pink washing, where business uses it to make more money. It doesn't happen as much in Canada, like Susan B. Komen.

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    1. I think 'think pink' is a good reminder for ALL of us to continue the fight & continue research...that research is what will give everyone a cure. Must think positive.

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  4. I really loved the pink wrapped palm trees. I have been cancer free since 2004 and counting.
    Congrats on going to the WS. Altuve is a ballplayer's player and a fan's delight.

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    1. It's great reading that you continue to be cancer free! Josė trained for Astros in Corpus

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  5. You know how to think in the most gorgeous way! Of course the first photo is my favorite! The next is the last sunrise (you even captured birds in it!) and the beautiful rose. I love the flamingo too!! Phil has had two kinds of cancer, my mom had two kinds of cancer and died of it.

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    1. Hope it continues remission for Phil. Thanks Ginny.

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  6. Love your pink flowers, and I too have seen a pink breast cancer awareness dump truck in the vicinity. The disease has taken so many of our wonderful sisters. Oh, and congratulations on the Astros win! They are heavily favored over the Nats. :-)

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    1. Go Astros! And agree about so many ... gone too early.

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  7. It's nice to see all the pink around. Over here I have seen a few large trucks sporting pink trailers.

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    1. A statement made in honor of loved ones, I'm sure.

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  8. Wow, those palm trees are really something.
    Love all the pink flowers.

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    1. It's pretty in the early morning before sunrise.

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  9. Nice pink - and I love the pink flamingo!

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  10. Beautiful pictures. I especially like the one of the palm trees. I wonder how pink became the color associated with cancer awareness.

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  11. Beautiful photo, Anni. Dropping by here briefly to say hi and to wish you a great week ahead

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  12. Hello, Beautiful flowers. The light on the palm trees are pretty. Congrats to the Astros! Enjoy your day, wishing you a great week ahead.

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  13. Love the pink lights around the palm trees and the flowers are so beautiful.
    Thanks for visiting my blog.

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    1. I'm happy you stopped by Alexandria.

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  14. It seems that cancer is more prevalent these days. I lost my dad to cancer and my mother survived several kinds to live until 97. I had a pre-cancer in the 1990s but it was removed and no further problems. Fingers crossed. - Margy

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    1. Yes, keep everything crossed & hope it never returns!

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  15. My mother survived her cancer and lived to be 91 after having two radical mastectomies when she was age 45. My eldest daughter had one of the first surgeries for bladder cancer, the Indiana Pouch, almost 30 years ago and is very well today. Her son, now 30 is in remission of his acute lymphoblastic leukemia after great treatment, so folks - there IS hope. I know of others continuing to be cancer free after treatment.

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    1. Your family & friends have been thru hell! But, a positive would be a longevity, which is miraculous.

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  16. I wonder if there is any family that has not someone with cancer. In my case, I have a sister who has had breast cancer...still living. That was about 30 years ago, I had a sister that had cancer...down in kidney area, (won't go into that story here), I have a brother that had a tumor in his eye...at that time around 1983 there was a new treatment and it was only done either at the Mayo Clinic or in Atlanta, GA...he chose Atlanta and he survived that. Then in 2004, discovered he had a brain tumor, they did surgery and they removed all they could, then he had treatments(right now I cannot say if radiation or chemo or both)...they gave him 6 months to a year to live. Here it is 15 years later, and he is still going strong...is 74 yrs old...he raises a big garden, climbs their trees to trim them, still hunts and fishes.

    Me, I have had skin cancer and go twice a year to have the dermatologist look at places.

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