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Day 300/365 – A Good Mystery

Women. They are a complete mystery. – Stephen Hawking

I find this quote particularly amusing, especially coming from Stephen Hawking, such an uber brilliant genius. My hubby is enthralled by him, and I think would agree with his sentiment. But hey, we women folk can say the same thing about the opposite sex! Speaking of mysteries, I picked out a good one for today’s mystery “what is it?!?” subject. Do you know. Can you tell?

What Is It?!?

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What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 299)

Girish guessed, “envelope.” Not an envelope. “check again , im positive it is! I put it there !” I did double-chedck and it swears it’s not an envelope. Jude said, “Hmmm… are you really sure, because I could also swear it IS an envelope!” Trust me, not an envelope. Looks can be so deceiving! Heather commented, “Hmmmm, I’m thinking card board, or some kind of packaging???” Not cardboard or packaging, but you’re close. Then Y.M. Prior won the ding-ding-ding winning bell with “paper bag?” Yes, what you saw was a paper bag. Weedimageoftheday gets honorable mention for also guessing paper bag. Double ding-ding-dings! 😀

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Day 299/365 – The Flow’s Not Flowing

The smallest feline is a masterpiece. – Leonardo da Vinci

Why is it some days creativity flows and flows, and other days it’s just a dead stream, littered with branches, mucked up leaves, and stagnant nothingness? Although I found plenty of life to photograph, discovering the mystery subject for today was downright difficult. I had photographed a subject my son suggested (because I asked him to come up with something!), but then I saw this something else. I really didn’t like any of the images, until this last one, which will just have to suffice. sigh Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture isn’t a masterpiece, but it is 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 298)

Jude asked, “is it a tennis ball?” Not a tennis ball. Yesterday’s subject was a result of rifling through our junk drawer, and trust me, it’s full of a lot of junk. I did not change the color, this is exactly as the subject appears. So what was it? What you saw was green masking tape. I didn’t notice any of those fabric hairs until I took the macro photograph. Interesting!

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Day 298/365 – Perhaps

Perhaps I am stronger than I think. – Thomas Merton

There is a new skein of yarn calling my name and since I have only knitted/crocheted only around 100 scarves, there’s always the need for another one, right? After all, the winter holidays are only around 60 days away! (EEEK!) Well, at least 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 297)

Jude commented, “You have lots of lights going on there, so is it part of a chandelier or glass lampshade?” Not a chandelier, glass, or lampshade. Brenda said, “Crumpled up plastic wrap.” Ding ding ding! Marilyn’s perspective: “Crinkled cellophane?” That would be a double ding-ding-ding winning bell! Yes, what you saw was a piece of crumpled up plastic wrap/cellophane. I must admit thinking of mystery subjects is sometimes difficult! But anything can work if I’m willing to look at it with a different perspective. 😉

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Day 296/365 – Oh Muse, Where Art Thou?

Nature’s my muse and it’s been my passion. – Frans Lanting

It took forever for my muse to speak to me tonight, I could not figure out what to use for today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture. And then finally! I saw this and thought that removing its color totally removes its familiarity. Anyway, it’s 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 295)

Brenda asks, “Is it fabric?” In a roundabout way, kind of. “Hmm…tricky. Is it upholstery?” Not upholstery. Perhaps I should give you a hint. You would use this on your body. “Loofa?” Not a loofa. Not a sponge. “Pumice stone?” Not a pumice stone. Think putting on body to help. “Bandaid?” Not a band-aid but you’re in the right area. So close! Monica guessed, “Skin?” Not skin. Heather guessed, “Shower curtain?” Not a shower curtain. Jude: “Netting?” Sort of, kind of. “One of those bath/shower puffs?” Not that either. So what was it?

What you saw was a stack of gauze.

UPDATE: Brenda kept up with her guessing after I had already posted this and finally guessed gauze. Ding ding ding! 😀

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Day 295/365 – Patience Concentrated

Endurance is patience concentrated. – Thomas Carlyle

Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is 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 294)

Lisa’s perspective: “Grass seed!” Well, it is a type of grass, so yes! Ding ding ding! Marilyn’s perspective: “Feathers. Feather duster?” Heather would have said feathers, too. But alas, what you saw was a whispy, feathery type of grass. 😀

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Day 294/365 – Do I Know What I’m Doing?

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? – Albert Einstein

Finally! Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is ready for your guessing pleasure. Can you tell? Do you know?

What Is It?!?

10-21-13

What Was That?!? Yesterday’s Picture (Day 293)

Brenda asked, “… wood carving?” Not a wood carving. “Some kind of ceramic?” Not ceramic, although it’s made to look like that. Then weedimageoftheday said, “part of a ceramic vase or sculpture?” It is indeed a sculpture, although not ceramic. I think this looks like metal, and surely thought it was, until I touched it! What you saw was part of a sculpture’s sleeve, made out entirely of plastic.

10-20-13

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Day 293/365 – No Certainty Guaranteed

The future is no more uncertain than the present. – Walt Whitman

Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture is 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 292)

Jude thought, “an interesting image – could it be some sort of wind chime?” Although this could certainly work as a wind chime (maybe on a more massive scale), it’s not a wind chime. Can you figure out what was used to make this? What did it look like to you?

So what was it? What you saw was a portion of a large glass chandelier in the World of Coca-Cola gift shop. It was such an unusual piece of lighting with strand after strand of these many glass circles, which made a nice tinkling sound. I assume these circles were made from glass bottles.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

This week’s challenge: share a photo (or gallery) of shapes, lines, textures, or patterns. In this photo gallery, coral, water, lights, and sand all contain elements of each. I just love nature’s patterns!

To see other interpretations of “From Lines to Patterns,” check out the Daily Post here. You can play, too! 🙂

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Macro Monday | 9-16-13

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Looking at a lily leaf close up.

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