A Day of Social Media Silence

Today I am having a day of Social Media Silence.....

Image via MIKE STONE / Reuters

Today I am thinking of our American friends who have been affected by the deadliest single U.S. tornado since 1953.

I am having a day of social media silence to honour the victims, families and friends who have been affected by the disastrous Joplin Tornadoes.


To read more please visit Daph at Flip Flops and Pearls

Best wishes,



  1. I love this!

    I am in New York, I have a wonderful friend in Missouri and I am just so very grateful that she is okay. I must say, it's disgusting that our President didn't act on this and visit the devastated areas the first day. Instead, a week goes by before he shows his face. This is a tear in America's heart. Praying for the people of Joplin.

  2. lovely idea your always such a thoughtful person hugs

  3. what a heart felt post darl... this was such a horrible tornado... i dreaded tornado season in North West Ohio it was one of the scariest seasons... nothing like scroungin up the animals and supply bag and heading to the dark dingy basement and wait it out....

  4. My dear friend, you are always so thoughtful of other peoples' pain and suffering. What terrible devastation there was, and your photos really show just how bad things were for all those poor people. Prayers and thoughts are with them. I just can't imagine what it must be like to get caught up in something so horrific. Warmest wishes to you.

  5. Beautiful thoughts...great idea...love and blessings.....from me Ria...xxx...

  6. Wonderful post and so needed my friend.

  7. I've been watching the news coverage of this and feel so sad for all of the people there. What a terrible thing to have everything that you've worked so hard for through the years, and to have your loved ones gone in a matter of minutes! So many awful things going on in the world today. It's really quite scary. Sometimes I just don't want to hear what's going on because it's usually bad news. Very thoughtful post Natasha. xoxoxo

  8. All those people need the love and light of each of us. We are just to send them the light of our hearts.
    Thank you for the post, Natasha.

  9. Thanks Natasha..it's been such crazy weather all over the world, if nothing else, it is uniting hearts as we mourn for and reach out to help each other.

  10. Oh my what incredibly powerful images.

  11. The great thing is, Joplin will recover. in fact they've already started rebuilding structures. It's amazing to see some of that amongst all the rubble, but it's great too!

  12. Great tribute Natasha. I am not sure if you will already know this but the blog http://www.thisheavenlylife.blogspot.com/
    is based in Joplin. :(
    She and her family are thankfully all safe but she has written some moving posts.

  13. Touching post. I have kin in Mo. and though they are all safe, the stories from this storm have touched me deeply. So many are still looking for loved ones, I cannot imagine how heartbreaking that would be. Thanks for this beautiful post. It is a lovely idea and one that I may have to adopt from you in the future as I have always found it hard to post lighthearted things when everyones hearts are sad.

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    Si lo deseas te invito a visitar mi blog.

    Besossss. Manoli.

  15. Such heartbreaking mages. I feel so sad for what this community maybe going through.

    It was ulifting to hear that there is community support and volunteers are rallying around.

    Pam x



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