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Gray Days – NanoPoblano – Day 11

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Gray Days – NanoPoblano – Day 11

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Today it is sunny, bright, and warm. However…

The past few days here have been chilly, gray, foggy, and damp. I wrote this on a gray day, and took the photo of the birds in the fog.

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“Gray Days”

Gloomy gloaming

Gets me roaming

Through the corridors

Of my mind

Gray and drizzly

Like a grizzly

Bear-ly hanging on

Thoughts and feelings

Stripping peeling

Away

Reality merging

Close to verging on this

Melancholy

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Black & White Photo Challenge – 7 Days – 7 Photos – # 7

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Black & White Photo Challenge – 7 Days – 7 Photos – # 7

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‘Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day’

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I pass the challenge on to everyone who wants to participate.
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CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALENGE – CRAWLING or FLYING

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Crawling or Flying

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And…here is a little video I made of a bug on the wall, just buggin’ out to some cool music. (kind of hard to hear, so turn volume up) 🙂

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COLOR YOUR WORLD – SHADOW

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Color Your World – Shadow

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Today’s color to match is called ‘Shadow’. The Crayola people say it is in the green family of hues. I don’t see it. I don’t even see how the color sample they provide, on most of these colors, have anything matching to the actual crayon that they make. Shadow looks gray, to me, and the color sample looks dark brown. 🙂

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CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – FEATHERS

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Feathers

Here we are again, with a photo prompt from Cee. This time it is for ‘feathers’.

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The 1st photo is some bird feathers, probably doves, that I went out and found in the back yard. There are always feathers out there by the bird feeder.

The last photo is of my feather necklace. My daughter gave it it me for my birthday a couple of years ago. So pretty and I’m wearing it now.

The other photos, are of a pretty canary in the pet store, and a duck and goose we saw on a recent outing to feed them by a little lake. 🙂

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FAST FOOD FLY IN

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Hey everyone! I just got back last night from a week’s vacation, and I think I’m still a bit jet lagged, or something. I was in the foreign climes of Missouri. Yep, it was wonderful seeing all the greenery of the tall trees and plants there. It is always quite a change from dry, dusty west Texas. We love it!

Can’t seem to get my thinking cap on today, to write something new, so thought y’all might enjoy reading this. It is the very first post I ever did on my very first blog. (not counting the ranting ones about ‘how do you do this blog stuff, anyway!’. So, here ya go…and I will be back to normal soon…or at least my version of normal! 😉

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FAST FOOD FLY IN

It just occured to me that I own a fast food franchise.   It is open 24/7, but most of my customers show up for their meals early in the morning and late afternoon.   It is a specialized type of business, being that my clientel do not walk in or drive up to the take-out window.   They all fly in for their fast food.   This is convenient for them, as they are always in a hurry.   There is no landing strip or runways or beacon lights, but they are able to hover at will.    They are not picky about the menu, as there is only one item offered daily.    They will get a bit testy and give me dirty looks if the food is late in being served.   They will peer into the windows or sit on the fence surrounding the business and discuss amongst themselves the situation and what to do about it.   I can hear them…..I know they are planning a revolt.    I do try to keep food in stock, but occasionally will run out and have to make a run to the supplier for more.

Most of my customers run in gangs. They are gang members.   For the most part they come in separately, but once in awhile two or more gangs will meet up in the parking lot.   There is occasional squabbling, poking, loud insults, chases, shoving, and even standing upon one another in their bid for the best place at the table.   Sometimes it is the larger gang members dressed in their gray uniforms that win the rumble.   Other times it will be the smaller stature, brown uniformed ones that will claim victory.   The losers will retreat for awhile, regrouping and making another charge.   There is another gang from down the way that will occasionally come to mount a seige against the regulars.   This is the even larger, noiser gang who are dressed all in black.   When they show up everyone else gives way, retreating to a safe distance.  No one wants to accept their challenge.   They don’t stay long, just taking what food they want and are back on the streets and in the air looking for more places to conquor.

A couple of times a year the mama’s and the papa’s will bring their young ones to the fast food free for all.   They are very good at instructing the little ones in how to act when out in public.  They feed them at first, but then must learn to feed themselves.    They learn fast how to eat on their own, and also to watch out for trouble, which can come at any time.   In time these small ones will be bringing their own offspring to my fast food joint.

I do not charge for the food, at least in the normal way of paying.   All I ask is that they entertain me….and they certainly do that.   Through all the seasons, I enjoy watching the dynamics and antics of my feathered friends!

My franchise is my bird feeder in the back yard!

Thank you to all the doves, sparrows, and grackles, plus all the other kinds of birds I see daily and enjoy watching!

Peace, Love, & Tweets!

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COLOR YOUR WORLD – OUTER SPACE

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Today’s color to match is called Outer Space… It is dark gray or almost black?

Find out more about this Crayola color challenge by clicking below:

Color Your World – Outer Space

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