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No More School!

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 26 June 2012 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

From the mouths of children.....

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/6.7 ISO 100 42 mm (35mm equiv.)

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

I don't think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.
~Barry Williams

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great Eric!! This is a great find! And gives us the idea!!

26 Jun 2012 5:44am

@Riccardo: Thank you very much Riccardo! ;-)))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Or... teachers! :-) Happy Silly Tuesday!

26 Jun 2012 5:57am

@B. Thomas: ROFL....Thank you very much Barbara! ;-)))

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

and from the intentions of politicians in our crisis ;)

26 Jun 2012 6:04am

@Paco Díaz: LOL....Thank you very much Paco! ;-)))

k@ from Paris, France

Ha ! The tombstone of education ;)) Happy Holidays, kids !

26 Jun 2012 6:36am

@k@: ROFL......Thank you very much Karine! ;-)))

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Like the smile of my children....

26 Jun 2012 7:36am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! Yes I think this is a universal reaction by children! ;-)))

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Oh how I remember that end of term feeling........

26 Jun 2012 7:59am

@Nigel: Thank you very much Nigel! ;-)))

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

clear message! ;-) well seen eric!

26 Jun 2012 8:22am

@klausZ: Thank you very much Klaus! ;-)))

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Un beau et clair message... vive les vacances! :)

26 Jun 2012 9:00am

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! Oui....vive les vacances! ;-)))

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture. What a lovely smile. Perfect shot for a happy ST, Eric. :)

26 Jun 2012 9:23am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! ;-)))

Universe from Tehran, Iran

A splendid nice shot, Have a lovely day !!!

26 Jun 2012 10:34am

@Universe: Thank you very much Universe! ;-)))

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fair enough - they spell all their words correctly! Happy ST!

26 Jun 2012 10:34am

@Stephen: ROFL....if they don't they have to go to summer school! Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)))

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Well seen,and beautiful captured ! Uncomplicated wishes :))
Happy ST to you Eric !

26 Jun 2012 10:53am

@Thea: Thank you very much Thea! Yes, every child's dream! ;-)))

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great ! A superb capture !!

26 Jun 2012 11:00am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Is it a protest, or a celebration?
Happy Silly Tuesday :-)

26 Jun 2012 11:27am

@Curly: ROFL.....I guess it depends which side you look at it from - the students or the teachers! Thank you very much Curly! ;-)))

Veronique from France, Switzerland

:-)) eh oui c'est le début des vacances !

26 Jun 2012 12:07pm

@Veronique: Merci beaucoup Veronique! Ouq, vive les vacances! ;-)))

tataray from france, France

Vive les vacances !... :))
Joyeux mardi Eric.

26 Jun 2012 12:12pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! Oui, vive les vacances! ;-)))

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

LOL, happy ST !

26 Jun 2012 12:47pm

@Hiro: Thank you very much Hiro! ;-)))

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Eric, das ist gut gesehen.

26 Jun 2012 12:56pm

@Heinz: Vielen Dank Heinz! ;-)))

Lougris from Toulouse, France

une prière vaine sans aucun doute !!!! :) mais ça ne coute rien de demander !!:)

26 Jun 2012 1:10pm

@Lougris: Merci Lougris beaucoup! Oui, un cri de soulagement momentané! ;-)))

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent and funny

26 Jun 2012 1:20pm

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-)))

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

buena imagen de este mensaje, saludos!!

26 Jun 2012 1:27pm

@Isidro: Muchas gracias Isidro! Sí, un grito de alivio momentáneo! ;-)))

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

A great Silly Tuesday 'sign' of the times! ;D

26 Jun 2012 1:46pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: LOL....thank you very much Judy! ;-)))

myky from Ontario, Canada

Brings back memories!!!

26 Jun 2012 2:21pm

@myky: LOL....thank you very much Deb! ;-)))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe vue sur ces insciptions sur le goudront bien vu géanil.
Belle soirée

26 Jun 2012 2:27pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! Oui, c'est le rêve de chaque enfant à cette époque de l'année! ;-)))

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

Ah, summer and no school. These days those summer breaks are much shorter than I experienced! :-)

26 Jun 2012 3:14pm

@Slackwater - Don: Thank you very much Don! By the same token we never had so many days off during the school year! ;-)))

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Hahahah! I'm on a Holidays too!! You know i'm a teacher in secondary school in Barelona and till september we don't start the new course. Smile!!!))))))

26 Jun 2012 3:43pm

@Lalena: LOL.....maybe it was you who painted that sign! Thank you very much Lalena! ;-)))

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh This is totally cute - love this one, Eric!

26 Jun 2012 4:42pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! ;-)))

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Oh, is out!! I remember the days....wish I could sing "work is out".....but still get the pay check!!! LOL

26 Jun 2012 5:51pm

@Shar: LOL....I hear you there! Thank you very much Shar! ;-)))

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Haaaaaaaaaa oui fini l'école! j'aime ta photo!!!!

26 Jun 2012 5:52pm

@Martine: Merci beaucoup Martine! Oui, vive les vacances! ;-)))

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

This was the day we lived for every year.

26 Jun 2012 5:52pm

@Viewfinder: Amen to that brother! Thank you very much Glenn! ;-)))

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

.. at this time I had finished my work as a teacher but summer goes by so fast ... Good memories your drawings on the floor made ​​of colored plaster. A hug Eric!

26 Jun 2012 6:43pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! Maybe it was you that wrote this message! ;-)))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

They are so happy!

26 Jun 2012 6:44pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! Are you talking about the students or the teachers?? ;-)))

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Indeed... School is finished ! Time to enjoy the holidays... Wonderful couture Eric, well done ! HAve a lovely day :)

26 Jun 2012 6:58pm

@Tamara: Thank you very much Tamara! ;-)))

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great found. kids all like Summer time...:-)

26 Jun 2012 7:21pm

@Lena: LOL....I think the teachers do also! Thank you very much Lena! ;-)))

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Nice find Eric. I agree:-)

26 Jun 2012 7:52pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-)))

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Remember the delight in summer freedom? Well spotted, eric

26 Jun 2012 7:56pm

@Skyriani: Thank you very much Ann! Yes, it brings back good memories! ;-)))

RBL from Oxford, United States

That's so cute ... great sidewalk art too! Great find and capture!

26 Jun 2012 7:59pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! ;-)))

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

Yes, no more pencils, no more books, no more teacher`s dirty looks! I remember saying those words when school was out... :)) The children are all around here playing with their water guns.... what a hoot! It`s their time to play!

26 Jun 2012 8:27pm

@Carol: LOL.....I think the teachers are glad for the break also! Thank you very much Carol! ;-)))

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

... Smile, Eric, please.

26 Jun 2012 8:38pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! ;-)))

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

What a great find! I love it!

26 Jun 2012 9:15pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)))

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

You always find such funny writings. Great shot of this excellent find !!!

26 Jun 2012 11:31pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you very much Baldwin! ;-)))

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Since last Friday, radio stations around here have been playing "School's Out" by Alice Cooper about 10 times a day. Today I open your post and I get another reminder that school's out. :-))))
Happy ST Eric!

27 Jun 2012 1:47am

@Don Levesque: ROFL.....Thank you very much Don! ;-)))

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

were they practising for a manifestation like we have in Montreal... no more school...

27 Jun 2012 3:15am

@Sue-Ann: ROFL....Thank you very much Sue-Ann! ;-)))

larans from Lund, Sweden

Words, just for the end of the school term or for good? Well seen and captured.

27 Jun 2012 6:13am

@larans: Thank you very much Lars! Not sure; but I would hazard a guess that this is just a momentary cry of relief at the end of the school year! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

:), school holiday is upon us..

27 Jun 2012 8:58am

@Sarito: Thank you very much Sarito! Yes, today is the day here! ;-)))

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Good composition and framing !! Have a lovely day !!!

27 Jun 2012 11:23am

@Universe: Thank you very much Universe! ;-)

1/180 second
ISO 100
42 mm (35mm equiv.)