Posted by Madhu on December 28, 2013 in Japan, Tokyo, Travel, Weekly Photo Challenge 2014 | 59 Comments
A proud new father at the Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo……
and closer to home, two very happy boys 🙂
Hope your weekend is just as joyous!
Weekly Photo Challenge – Joy
the joy of family! such happy grins 🙂
Yes Christine. Those darling boys were having some fun at my expense 😀
Aren’t they? The older one is now a tall, gangly teenager with a cracked voice!! 😀
Absolute joy, Madhu! 🙂
Thanks Jo. Couldn’t think of a better representation of ‘joy’ 🙂
Both photos make me smile. Precious!
Thanks Judy 🙂
Truly adorable! Joy is a net where you can catch souls – Mother Teresa was so right. Lovely post, Madhu. Happy holidays and all the best for the new year to you and yours!
Thank you Dina. To you too 🙂
You cannot be mistaken looking at those faces!
The first is an indication of how we felt when the other two were born 🙂 Thanks Ann Christine.
So very lovely Madhu….sweet happiness reigns!
Thank you Wendell.
The new father looks like his smile will never end. The two in the next photo look like joy personified! Anyone you might know? 🙂
Very well Angeline 🙂 Those two are our life and joy!
Perfect for the challenge, Madhu. A blessed 2014 to you.
Thank you. And to you too Janet 🙂
What joyous pictures. Thank you for sharing, Madhu.
Thank you! Have missed you Subhan! 🙂
That is true joy indeed Madhu. Great shots and entry hon. Thanks for sharing. 😀 *hugs*
Glad you think so Sonel. Thank you and have a great weekend 🙂
Ah, I am smiling! What beautiful boys! And so happy! Just delightful.
Have a happy and fun and joyous 2014 as you skip around the globe, Madhu! 🙂
Thanks for sharing the boys with us!
Thank you George. I couldn’t not include my precious grandchildren in a post on joy 🙂 A happy, healthy 2014 to you too!
Great character capture, Madhu – sharing your joy in your two special boys! My very best wishes to you for a joyous (and healthy) year ahead. I’ll catch up when I get back home – in Sydney now, visiting dear dear friends – a real joy 🙂
Thank you Meredith. Look forward to reading about your visit to Sydney. A very happy new year to you too 🙂
love the expression on everyone’s faces. happy new year! 🙂
Thank you KZ. To you too 🙂
So cute!!! Great shots!!!
Thank you Rexlin 🙂
Joy and laughter – great food for the soul, I reckon.
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Beautiful post. Such joyful faces. Thanks, Madhu!
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Thanks for the joyous pictures. The great thing about looking at pictures of happy people is that it makes you happy as well.:)
Wow. Look at those smiles. Made me smile! 🙂
So endearing! You made me smile! Joy is definitely in the air there 🙂
Wonderful joyous photos, Madhu. Your grandsons’ smiles are so adorable. 🙂
I wish you a joyous week and also a wonderful year of travel. And cute kids, Madhu. I can hear your joy.
Two perfect photos filled with joy! All the best for 2014 Madhu
Those are classic shots!
Lovely, and I bet the older one now has even more fun at your expense!
I wish you a wonderful and successful New Year 2014
Happy New Year Madhu! 🙂 All the best for 2014!
I hope your New Year is happy, healthy and a wonderfully spectacular continuation
Really so cute – very well captured… 🙂 🙂
Ein gesundes Neues Jahr. Gruß, Wolfgang
Madhu, so deeply sorry to read your latest post and hear the tragic news if your family’s loss. I too have had a very hard year with my dad battling cancer and 2014 will be really up in the air as we don’t know what the outcome will be. But I remember to follow the belief that every day on this planet is a gift and that is why it is calle the present. Sending my thoughts and hugs your way.
Happiness and joy … should be something all children brings to us, but not all children are welcome.
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Long time no see… Decs has been crazy! Happy 2014 to you and yours, Madhu!
Such beautiful little boys! 🙂
Great captured, Madhu… 🙂
Happy New Year to you and your family with gratitude for the joy and generosity of strength you have for so many. Best wishes to you Madhu.
Two very lucky boys. It’s no wonder they are very happy. They have a million reason to smile. 😀
Both pictures are precious! 🙂
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