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Day 343/365 – Achieving the Goal

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. – Samuel Johnson

Once I make up my mind to do something, I will do whatever I can to reach that goal. I seem to go for the large goals though (cough, cough, like this 365-day project), which end up taking an infinite amount of time … and thus some other things don’t get done. Like the laundry. Or the dusting. Or getting the folded clothes off of the love seat! 😉 Egads, these are just the last things I want to do! But it seems as though I’m going to have to approach Cluttered Casa Cassidy as its own 365-day project in order to get this home in order! (Note to self: maybe doing a 52-week project wouldn’t be so daunting.)

Before I commit to anything, I’ll finish this project first, and with that said, here is today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture, ready for your guessing pleasure.  Can you tell? Do you know?

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 342)

The other night, I was working with yesterday’s mystery subject and noticed its hidden beauty. Once I took the photographs and looked closely, I was very pleased with the outcome – and when I converted this image to black and white, I was more than pleased! Suddenly it took on an abstract look. Brenda said, “I can’t decide it if looks more like food or carpeting. Disturbing that it could be either…” Well, it’s not food or carpeting. SueBee commented, “I’d almost say pine cone, but the points aren’t defined well enough. “ Correct, it’s not a pine cone. Marlyn guessed, “christmas tree trimmings, the ribbon-like decor that goes around the tree (?)” Not Christmas tree trimmings/garland. Kim mused, “I have to go back to another person’s guess on the meat tenderizing mallet and say, a cheese grater?” Not a cheese grater. Jude came closest with, “Looks like some kind of fibre – braid possibly? Or a rag rug?” Not a braid or rag rug, but it is a fibre. So what was it?

Believe it or not, what you saw was part of a skein of yarn.

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Does the yarn look any different with its original color?

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Day 342/365 – Star Shine

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars. – Gary Allan

We’re back on the black and white renditions, both yesterday’s and today’s pictures demonstrate how an image changes when you alter/remove its color. And on that note, today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is ready for your guessing pleasure. Do you know? Can you tell?

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 341)

Y. Prior’s perspective, “#341 – this looks like pottery or imported specialty glazed tile” Not pottery or glazed tile. Jude asked, “It has a sort of giraffe pattern about it – so is it a pottery giraffe?” Not a pottery giraffe. And then, “erm… just read the previous comment that it is NOT pottery, So is it a MATERIAL giraffe?” Not a material giraffe either. But I do agree, it does have a giraffe-type pattern! So what was it? What you saw was the pattern on a baking potato. Pretty neat, eh? 😉 IMG_9667-2

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Day 258/365 – Be Somebody

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin

Wonderful Sunday, too quick to end though. Suddenly realized I hadn’t made my post! So today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is now ready for your guessing pleasure. Do you know? Can you tell?

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 257)

Was it a strap? Not a strap, thought I can see that. So what was it? What you saw was wood, specifically the lid of a wooden box (with this inlaid pattern).

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Day 191 – Boom Boom Boom!

Things do not change; we change. – Henry David Thoreau

Listening to thunder while observing sunshine is so surreal, as I’m doing right now. I just love Mother Nature, don’t you?

Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is ready for you to guess. What do you see?

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 190)

Oh so sad, no guesses to report for yesterday’s picture. So what was it? What you saw was a pattern on a box, it kind of looked like scales/skin to me.

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Day 66 – Only 299 Funky Pictures to Go!

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. – Steve Martin

A life without humor is a sad life indeed. Thus, today’s break from the “normal” quotes about art, imagination, creativity, and other “deep” thoughts. After all, life is certainly not normal in my world, it’s a funky life! With lots of funky pictures. 🙂

Before I reveal what yesterday’s subject was, today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is ready for your guessing pleasure. Will it stump you like yesterday’s? We’ll see! It’s very specific, and I’ve given you a wider perspective than normal. Do you know? Can you guess!

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 65)

Yesterday’s picture looked like rubber backing on a placemat, cloth, or a paper towel, didn’t it? But it wasn’t. I was inspired by the subject’s pattern and was able to hone in on just a section of the box. Yes, it was a box, specifically the box for Prada perfume. Oh my, does that perfume smell yummy, and the box is beautiful! (And if you’re wondering, no, you wouldn’t have had to guess the specific box, just that it was a box or paper.)

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