Category Archives: Challenges

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Signs

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs of any kind

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Cee has challenged us to find any kind of signs!

I’m always on the look-out for interesting signs around our area. These are just a few I’ve taken photos of in recent days, as we were going here and there in town.

  • Counterfeit $100 bill taped to the counter of a fast food place
  • Out of date products at the grocery store, with a reminder sign
  • Sign hanging up in fast food chicken restaurant
  • Safety sign at the hair salon
  • Notice sign on the ATM machine at the bank
  • Old fashioned signs on the wall of old fashioned ice-cream parlor (lots of signs, toys, games, items from the 50s)
  • Language sign at Kansas City Zoo (at the boat dock of the African wildlife section of the zoo)
  • Street sign on a corner

    

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Get to Know Me Tag

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https://hpkahin.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/get-to-know-me-tag/

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I was recently tagged to answer some fun questions by Feel Purple. You can find her lovely blog at the above link. Thanks so much for thinking of me for this!

Here are the rules:

  1. Thank the Person Who Nominated You
  2. Provide a Link to their Website
  3. Answer the “Get To Know Me” Questions
  4. Nominate 10-15 Bloggers.
  5. Pass on the Same 10 Questions ( With an additional of 2 of yours, if you wish )

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What does your name mean?

My name, Barbara, means: Foreigner, stranger, traveler from a foreign land.

Here’s my name in hieroglyphics, in nautical flags, and American Sign Language.

In Military Alphabet Code, my name is Bravo Alpha Romeo Bravo Alpha Romeo Alpha.

 

 

2. Are you scared of heights?

No

 

3. What is your best physical feature?

I have no idea.

 

4. What is your favorite Music Genre?

I like all music, but any type of rock music I like the best.

 

5. Are you a good cook?

Yes, at least I think so.

 

6. What is your favorite Ice-cream flavor?

Vanilla

 

8. What is your favorite festival?

I don’t think I’ve ever been to a festival.

 

7. Do you have any allergies?

Just to some medicines.

 

9. Which of your parents do you look like?

My Dad, mostly.

 

10. Who is your favorite Musician?

I appreciate all musicians. Whichever music I’m listening to at the moment, is my favorite for right then.

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Here’s 2 extra questions that Feel Purple has asked:

1. From what language your name comes from?

I’ve seen several languages my name comes from, including Greek, Latin, and Hebrew, so I’m not sure which one exactly.

2. How do you use WordPress, on a mobile phone or laptop?

I do all my blogging here on WordPress on my desktop computer. I don’t have a laptop, and using the phone is just too small to mess with.

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I will leave this tag open to anyone who wants to answer the questions. Have fun! 🙂

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© 2018 BS

 

 

 

Flower of the Day – Behold the Eye

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Flower of the Day – Behold the Eye

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This is a pretty daisy, I think. What strikes me about it is the three center circles.

I think it looks like an eye, and the closer you get the more you seem to fall into the black part, like looking through a window into space. There are little white specks way inside the black center which look like little stars. (to see even closer just click photo…it’s really cool!)

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

Flower of the Day – July 19, 2018 – Bearded Iris

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© 2018 BS

 

Ice – One Liner Wednesday

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One-Liner Wednesday – Thought of the day

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Here’s a sign at our grocery store, reminding everyone not to forget ice.

We’ve done this a lot…buying a bag of ice at the check-out counter, then walking out without getting it. Then, we have to go back to the store to get our ice we paid for.

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© 2018 BS

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Photo Prompt # 2

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 2 Photo – truck, mural, octopus, whale, blue, etc.

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This is the 2nd week’s photo from Cee for the challenge.

These are our instructions:

I will be posting a photo for each week and you can pick a topic from the items or colors from the photo.This week’s possible topics are truck, mural, octopus, whale, animal, painting, orange, black, water, lighthouse, ocean, vivid, vintage, blue, etc.  If you see other topics, you can use that too.  Just tell us what your topic is.

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Here are my examples to go along with Cee’s photo.

These were taken in Kansas City Missouri, at the Aquarium

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Funny Fish – orange, vivid

 

Jelly Fish – blue & white

Colorful Fish – orange, blue

Vintage

Mural – Magnolia Cafe in Austin TX

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Share Your World

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Share Your World – July 16, 2018

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Time for another set of cool questions from Cee, and answers from me!

Here’s what you’ll find at the above link…how to join in the fun, and other blogger’s answers to the questions!

It’s a great way to have some fun on a Monday! 🙂

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Here’s the questions for this week:

Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern hemisphere, what’s your favorite ice-cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavor?  (Those of you who live down under I’m sure you remember what it is like in the hot summer months).

How often do you people watch?

If you had a choice which would be your preference salt water beaches, fresh water lakes, ocean cruise, hot tub, ski resort or desert?

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Here are my answers:

Ice cream is good, and I do like it, but hardly ever eat it. We’ve had a small container up in the freezer for a long time and it hasn’t even been cracked open. There are also a couple of ice cream sandwiches in there that we got from the drive-by ice cream man awhile back, too.

My favorite kind, though, would be home-made vanilla. We used to have an old fashioned ice cream freezer, that you had to hand crank the handle to turn the inside container around and around. You’d add crushed ice and rock salt to the outside part. That’s the best kind, to me.

Otherwise, I mostly just like vanilla, or sweet cream flavor. That goes for frozen yogurt, too.

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It took a second for me to figure out the people watching question. Watch what?… I thought it was asking how often do you people (meaning us or we) watch something…like television? haha! Then I figured it out.

I watch people all the time when we go places. People are fun to watch…what they are wearing, what they are talking about (if I can hear them), what they are buying at the grocery store, and on and on. Honestly, there are some strange people out there. I, too, like to make up stories about them.

I have this thing I can do most times…a psychic gift maybe? I can get certain vibes from just watching someone (a stranger). I’ll know if they are happy, sad, ill, sneaky, lying, or whatever…it’s just a feeling I get, and it doesn’t really matter what they are projecting on the surface. Fun, but weird to do this.

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Okay, from the list of places I’d prefer in the last question, I’d choose desert. I don’t mean like the Sahara, or anything extreme like that, but just a hot, dry climate, with cactus and lizards, and desert type houses (adobe), and wide open spaces, where at night you can see a billion stars up in the cooling desert sky. Ahh, yep…that’s it! Come to think of it, that’s pretty close to how it is here where I live, except we’re in the city.

I liked when we lived fairly close to the Gulf of Mexico, and I enjoyed visiting the beaches, but I really don’t like being around water that much. Definitely not a big lake, but we live right by a playa lake (a small one) and that’s pretty cool, because of the ducks and geese.

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Anyway, those are my answers for today! 🙂 Next week there will be more! Yay!

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© 2018 BS

 

19th Nervous Breakdown – Song Lyric Sunday – Break

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Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 7/15/18

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Time again for SLS! Today our prompt word for finding songs is, ‘break’. Thanks, Helen!

There are lot of great songs that have the word break in the title or lyrics, but I’ve always liked this one, and is the first one I thought of for the challenge.

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“19th Nervous Breakdown”, by the Rolling Stones, was released as a single in 1966. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and is on the Decca (UK) and London (US) labels.

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Rolling Stones – 19Th Nervous Breakdown Lyrics

Youre the kind of person
You meet at certain dismal dull affairs.
Center of a crowd, talking much too loud
Running up and down the stairs.
Well, it seems to me that you have seen too much in too few years.
And though youve tried you just can’t hide
Your eyes are edged with tears.You better stop
Look around
Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown.When you were a child
You were treated kind
But you were never brought up right.
You were always spoiled with a thousand toys
But still you cried all night.
Your mother who neglected you
Owes a million dollars tax.
And your fathers still perfecting ways of making ceiling wax.You better stop, look around
Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
Here comes your nilne-teenth nervous breakdown.Oh, whos to blame, that girls just insane.
Well nothing I do don’t seem to work,
It only seems to make matters worse. Oh please.

You were still in school
When you had that fool
Who really messed your mind.
And after that you turned your back
On treating people kind.
On our first trip
I tried so hard to rearrange your mind.
But after while I realized you were disarranging mine.

You better stop, look around
Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown.
Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown
Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown

Songwriters: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger

19Th Nervous Breakdown lyrics © Abkco Music, Inc.

Lyrics found on Lyricsfreak

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