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Photo Friday: A Mrs. Potts for Everyone

10 years ago I made a silly, splurgy purchase of a Mrs. Potts costume.  It cost $50.00.  What can I say, I got carried away by Duckie’s Halloween exuberance.  She planned a Halloween Party with two ghoulish assistants:  Love-One and me.  She scoured the catalogs and we ordered our costumes together:  She, Minnie Mouse; me,  Mrs. Potts. We all love Mrs. Potts.  Sorry, no pictures of me as Mrs. Potts.  I’m the one holding the camera. Related articles Halloween: It’s Costume Time Happy Halloween! 25 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Procrastinators

Photo Friday: When is Lunch?

Is that a 30 minute lunch, or an hour lunch? The pharmacist who saw me snap this picture kindly explained, I know, it’s confusing.  We HAVE to get out of here by 2:30.  No exceptions.  So we MUST break for lunch by 2:15. And just when I though I figured out what the sign was supposed to mean, someone had to go and clarify.

Photo Friday: Bundled Business Venture

Only questions: Which business led to the other? Did patients need help lifting and hauling during recovery? Did the light hauling get the doctor through college? Is ObamaCare responsible for a surgeon moonlighting? How is the shoe repair business connected?  Orthopaedic shoes perhaps? What’s on those  tires? Does one business drive the other? Which is more profitable? Following his Bliss and can’t decide which is more blissful?   Related articles Startups are no longer business as usual: Steve Blank, Stanford’s startup guru (smartplanet.com)

Photo Friday: Foggy Morning Bike Ride

I snapped these photos while I was pedaling.  Love my iPhone!  A little bit of blurriness is from the fog and some is because I of the pedaling.  No retouching.  Oh that was peaceful.  I think I’ll do it again tomorrow.  The bike ride, not the pictures.  

Photo Friday: Northern Flickers

Our hickory fell.  Well, not the whole thing, the top third of the  tree just bent over and touched the ground.  Squirrels re-routed.  Ferns withered; garden flocks brightened. In a hollow, just below the break, Two Northern Flickers nested.  They like privacy. A hickory’s canopy is perfect cover.  Flickers are shy.  We hear them, but normally see them once or twice a summer. If we’re lucky. Exposed by the felled hickory, the pair hopped out on a branch and signaled their dismay.The couple survived the natural disaster and made the best of things for the sake of their young family.…

Photo Friday: Horror Film Scene

I do love insects. This grasshopper landed on my patio door. displaying his magnificent underside. My photos display more of a sci-fi look and feel.  Now I know where Alien found inspiration. No grasshoppers were harmed in the photographing for this post.       Related articles Sony Cyber-shot QX100 and QX10: The lens is the camera (nbcnews.com) First look at the Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and the iPhone 5 (imore.com)

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