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Blessed by Skiesgreen 2012 - 2
The previous lens on this subject is crammed with hundreds of lenses. It is time, therefore, for this new one with all the lenses blessed by me from May 2012. Enjoy.
Please take time to visit some of them as well as viewing your own lens here. Be aware to leave a rating on this lens and a comment as it all helps with ranking and bringing your lens to the attention of others.
What's Your Preference?
Would you prefer 10 Angel Blessings or a Purple Star?
Definitely the blessings
There are many reasons why squids write lenses and many do it extremely well from the beginning of their time here. Others may be late bloomers and need more help and support from the giant squids who volunteer their time and efforts to critique and point out ways to improve their works. In my time as a Squid angel I have looked over thousands of lenses and blessed hundreds of them.
My opinion is not necessarily those of others and many angels might look at a lens that received my blessing and be shocked that it did so. On the other hand the reverse situation is also true. We have our own criteria and it is good to read our views in the angel lenses we each tend to do.
To eliminate the confusion there are several lenses on this subject in my list of works and some will be featured below. It would pay you to take a look and to understand why and how your lens has come to be featured here or how you can get your lens up to blessing standard. Meanwhile enjoy this page as it was created to give some pleasure and rewards back to all who do make good lenses and who take their time here seriously.
Lenses Made by Squids
When I go around Squidoo my eye is on the lookout for outstanding lenses. They are not only blessed but will also be featured on specially constructed lenses that give them more exposure, better rankings and ultimately aims to boost the ego of a lensmaster to do more.
The squid images featured on this page are by Graphics, Squidart and Squidoodles 2009 by tagsforkids (Steve Thompson) (c) Copyright.The Squidoo graphics
Tribute to Squid Angels
Animals - Endangered Species - Wildlife
Most humans love animals and Squids love writing about them. Whether in the wild or the fish tank at home there is drama, excitement, love, happiness and respect expressed in these lenses about he creatures in God's creation.
Appliances - Inventions - Gadgets
Whether it has magical properties or is a stark reminder of reality it is of importance to its inventor. From a light bulb moment until rolled out into production there is much to behold. Then it is praised and these lenses do the job
Art - Craft - Gifs -Doodles
A is for Art and we have some wonderful artists here in Squidoo. Some are more than willing to share their creative talents and to allow their works to be recreated by their readers. Others display their works in a different way as they are the proud doers of some fine works. All are enjoyable.
Build a lens and make it shine,
Do it well to withstand time,
Say something that will stop them dead
Word it better so they know what's said
Color it for interest sake
Don't rush it through but take a break
Come back when in a better mind
To critique it and mistakes to find
Change modules to be in the right place
Something about you to show your face
Then the guestbook, don't leave it blank
And those who come you must thank
Give them a parting gift or two
So back they will come to visit you.
Behaviour, Celebrations, Festivals
Humans are incredible with the things they choose to do. Whether its adopting old practices or inventing new ways to celebrate, act stupid or impress others bet your life a lens has been created about it. We take serious matters to heart and laugh to our heart content at the antics some come up with
Best of Squidoo - LOTDs
The LOTD award means a top lens and these have been judged to be the best in Squidoo. Learners should look them over to see how to do good lenses are done, Paying them a visit is a reminder for all squids to congratulate the lensmaster and give a rating while leaving a worthwhile comment.They are worthy of more than a drumroll.
Birds, Insects, Sea Creatures
As habitats go and oceans are depleted shelter is scarce and animals plus all things die. Species lost mean our grandchildren are growing up in a different world to that of our generation.
Books - Journals - Magazines - Writers - Publishers
Authors, writers, editors and proof readers are precious as they create stories and things to read and enjoy and many educate us along the way. We realise, therefore, that wordsmithing covers many genres and in each of them there are people unique and brilliant
Bugs, Grubs, Spiders, Flying Things
They may be small and uninteresting to some but without them the world would stop living. Bugs do incredible things amd many give us marvellous food, like hones, others pollinate plants and many of their products provide us with essential vitamins and nutrients.
Cakes - Pies - Biscuits - Scones
They will make your mouth water with their recipes and the great images of wonderful examples of what one can do in the kitchen. Their efforts read like a great cook book.
Cars - Bikes - Trucks - Transport
We have come a long way since this mode of transport was invented. But are we any better off? We go faster, further and more often. We race to get there and are enraged when held up for any reason.
Celestial - Astronomy - Astrology
One of the most amazing feats of the 20th Century was man arriving on the moon. Beyond our reach are an uncountable number of planets, suns, moons and things that some squids know about and share. Almost daily new things are discovered to excite the imagination
Charity - Volunteering - gift giving
Most squids have big hearts and they reach out to those in need. They not only love what they do but the recipients of their wonderful love benefit enormously through the lenses that call for more support and donations.
Child Related - Toys - Gifts - Clothes
You just have to love them. Children are the future, the fun things and the most precious assets in our lives. Their ways are adorable and their sayings unforgettable, Our lives are incomplete without them and when asleep they are protected by all that good parenting provides.
Cities - Countries - Islands
The world is a huge place and hard for many to get around. These lenses take you into the beauty and landscapes of many parts through the eyes of the squids who either live there or visit as tourists.
Collectables - Collectors - Collections.
It is fascinating to learn about what people collect. Whether it's a fine piece of lace from an old auntie or simply an item of food they cannot thow away.
Cooking - Recipes - Ideas - Accessories
Cooking lenses will really get your mouth watering and your tastebuds drooling. Some of these recipes are classics while others are unique and only found here. That old barbecued steak can be cooked in more ways than one as well.
Drinks and Accessories
Drink recipes are all the go as new ideas spring up. From tea, coffee and cordial to juices, exotic beverages from some far off place and also the many slimming type drinks on the market today you will love what follows in these lenses.
Education and How to Lenses
We all need a hand from time to time to solve a problem or simply to know how something worlks, If it can be done bet your life a squid knows about it..What;s more they usually write about it so that others can also know how to do something or what something means.
Employment - Jobs - Work at Home
All too often these days the right job is simply not available. But there are other ways to make a quid besides working for a boss. Ever heard of Steve Jobs. He has to be the ultimate example of a non-privileged person making good. If you are out of work check in here
Entertainment - Toys - Celebrities - Movies
It may be a ride an an amusement park or a movie. There is so much to entertain us that we are definitely not stuck for choice. From fantasy to games and toys it's all about fun
Environment - Climate Change - Forests - Mountains - Deserts - Beaches - Rocks
This topic is huge as climate change, global warming, pollution and loss of species is now beginning to be felt. But there is more to come and these lenses spell it out. There is no doubt that many squids are conservationists and the number of green conscious folk speaks for itself.
Family - Relationships - End of Life
We all have one and we mostly care about them but they are not always there when we need them. Bonding and protecting loved ones is a must for everyone's sake. Take time out to read what other squids have to say on this issue
Fashion - Designs - Styles - Beauty
Gorgeous designs or gorgeous people they are all part of the fashion world. Whether its clothes, make-up, perfume, or simply style some squids will write about it.
Fish - Sea - Water Creatures
There are few who do not love the ocean and the creatures who live in it. We eat its produce and play in it along with all the life that call the water home. The fun we enjoy in the sun and the surf during summer or the beautiful scenery around the shores is worth talking about as well.
Fixes - DIY - Technical - Calendar
The handymen and women in Squidoo are willing to share their skills around. Whether it's understanding a new invention or trying to figure out how to build something there is someone here that will do a lens on it. Of course not everything is everyone's cup of tea.
Flowers - Fruit - Gardens - Vegetables - Shrubs - Trees
We all know about Contrary Mary and how her garden grows. Here in Squidoo there are many green thumbs achieving spectacular results with plants and other things to produce some fabulous gardens. The best part is they share their efforts with us.
Food - Good - Bad - Advice
What we eat becomes what we are and who we appear to be to others. Good diets means health, happiness and a long life and to tell you all about what to eat and when are these Squids.
Games - Indoor - Outdoor and board games
Just about everyone loves scrabble because it challenges your brain. But so do so many other indoor and outdoor pursuits that you are hard done by if you don't have access to different forms of entertainment. If you need advice then just ask a squid.
Health - Medical - Holistic
Unless you like being injected and taking pills that may or may not have side effects you would be well advised to visit some of these great lenses. Squids have experience in most ailments and prevention is always better than a cure.
Hobbies - Pastimes - Relaxation - Pleasures
Perhaps you would like to teach your pooch to entertain you. Or maybe teach yourself to play an instrument, or even acquire the skills to build one. Some squids have remarkable talents and can do almost anything, as these lenses testify.
Home - Decor - Make-Overs - Cleaning - Security
Everyone redecorates, remodels or makes their home just that little more comfortable at some stage and here are some great ways to do it. Add a bit here and there to accomodate all family activities and you can't go wrong
Information - News - Resources - Current Affairs
Some of us never miss a news bulletin and stay up to date with the latest trends and resources. That makes the following lenses so enjoyable, as someone has possibly passed on all the facts.
Inspiring - Romantic - Challenging
The world is a great place and exploring and protecting it is inspiring as too is learning all about it in new ways. But there is so much more to life than that and these lenses, written by some savvy lensmasters. are guaranteed to turn you on.
Internet - World Wide Web - Computers
Today's business is world wide with communication in mili-seconds thanks to the World Wide Web and computers. For many, however, they remain a mystery. especially when new technology and software is developed. These lenses will help you find your way around them.
Jokes - Funny Lenses
Jokes are all about the exaggeration of circumstance, such as two hounds playing poker. But some will have you laughing till tears roll down your cheeks. This fun is catching.
Lakes - Rivers - Canals - Water Ways
Lakes are fascinating and many have homes on their shores. Others live on them and some fish there as well as in the rivers and streams feeding into them. Some are dying or drying up.
Me - You - People
Who you are and what you do is interesting and important. Many squids write about their ambitions and dreams and some in detail about their jobs and adventures. Some write about friends, relatives or even their boss.
Money - Finance - Business
Money doesn't just pour out of a machine unless we put it in the bank in the first place. Making money and using it to our advantage is something many would like to know more about and these lenses will help..
Motor Vehicles - Bikes - Planes - Boats
We have come a long way since the days of chariots and other horse drawn vehicles. But they are remembered in expressions like horse-power and one wonders what their drivers would think of these stories.
Music - Songs - Musicians
The dog playing a banjo is a bit far fetched but some musicians today might sound just like it. That's why you need to read the following lenses to ensure you get the good stuff. From their creators to the finished product you'll enjoy these lenses
Mythology - Magic - Symbolism - Religion
Many have died acused of things like witchcraft or magic. Today we see through the tricks and horror that ancient societies practised as a result of the fear generated by imagination. Things like vampires, devils, angels and so on all come under this heading plus a lot more. Mythology is still practised and ignorance prevails in many places today
Nature - Wildlife - Parks
From tiny creatures to giants wildlife is great. The lives, migratory patterns, breeding and their place in the environment, which they protect and keep balanced, are fascinating and nature always dishes up some great treats.
Opinions - Monkey Brains - Quizzes
Don't fight with yourself over what you think. Get it out there and have a go at these lenses. You won't be penalised, bashed or banished for saying what you think. Get the swords out of your brain and get stuck in.
Pets - Animal Health - Welfare
From the smallest pet, such as a goldfish, to the largest (maybe an elephant) there are things to learn about keeping healthy pets in a good environment. The following lenses are educational and will help you with whatever animal you favour. Many squid are almost as good as vets in their information
Philosophy - Psychiatry - Goals - Good Intentions
We search for answers to things of interest. Whether it is doing somerhing or what others think of or perceive as important. Maybe the answer to something that puzzles you is right here. Maybe you want to express your intentions and need to know how to do it. Whatever it is a squid has probably put it into a lens
Photography - Cameras - Videos
Photography is big business as a picture speaks a thousand times better than words in describing things. Cameras are now so amazing in technology and features that you almost need a degree to understand them. But these squids pass on their knowledge for free.
Recycle - Reuse - Waste
You can't really build a house from a mushroom but you probably could from the money saved when you recycle and reuse old things. Landfill is extravagant and expensive to the future of the earth, so think twice before sending old clothes, kitchen waste and other stuff off to the tip.
Shopping - Online Businesses -
The truly great thing about on-line shopping is that the stores never close. You can do it 24/7 without a worry in the world. Choose your goods, pay at the check-out and wait for them to arrive at your door. It's simple, easy, convenient and taking over from regular shopping.
Spiritual - Paranormal - Unexplained Events
At some time in life you will experience an event that is hard to explain. That's what many squids write about and some of these lenses are well worth reading for the exciting stories and brain challenges they impose.
Sports - Games
Sports covers a large territory and there are many lenses on all aspects of it. From playing the game to resources for gear, clothes and other things to the history of games and the heroes that have emerged along the way. There are some real treats here if you are interested in this aspect of human behavior.
Think big, write heaps and show your talent to the world. Squidoo is a dent in the Internet world. Cyber space is blessed with wonderful writers who give of their best right here. Opinionated, maybe; Generous, definitely; Knowldegeable, undoubtedly; Caring, beyond description,
Travel - Places to Visit - Agents
You may not have the moon in your travel plans but it is becoming a closer reality. Meanwhile down to earth travel is still a lot of fun
Tributes - Praise Worthy
Many write about their feelings and emotions in Squidoo. Tributes come in many forms. Many of our dead have fought to give us life and freedom, others have lived to give homes and warmth, love, friendship and family. Tributes are featured here to each lens of its type.
We love them and have enjoyed the performances of both brides and grooms in all we attend. There are special themes. moods, emotions and venues involved and all are memorable, as are these lenses. But no wedding is as special as your own or that of a daughter.
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