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What Is It?!? – Week 1/52

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge. – Khalil Gibran

So begins the new year 2014 with the “What Is It?!? – A Project in Perspective” blog, the first of 52 weekly mystery picture posts. I had so much fun with my 365-day project in 2013, there’s just no way I can drop this mystery picture guessing game. But because I’ve got other things to attend to (a.k.a. kid, hubby, and a very messy, cluttered, overflowing house), we’ll just have to play a weekly guessing game.

And now, your weekly “what is it?!?” mystery picture is ready for your guessing pleasure. Do you know? Can you tell?

What Is It?!?

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I’ll post the answer to this mystery subject in next week’s “What Is It?!?” – Week 2/52″ post. Or, one of y’all will guess it and I’ll confirm in the Comment/What’s Your Perspective section. 😀

P.S. I’ve been thinking about perhaps hosting a Mystery Picture Photo Challenge … what do you think? (After a year, I figured I might as well learn how to use this Poll feature.) 😉

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Day 358/365 – What Would Santa Guess?

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens

Today’s mystery “what is it?!?” picture was a suggestion from my father-in-law. Although not quite so pretty as some other past subjects, it does make a good mystery picture, which is now 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 357)

The C-Sweet guessed it immediately, “peacock feather?” Ding ding ding! Jude agreed, “Definitely a peacock feather – what stunning colours!” Even Cee knew what it was, “I would have said peacock feather too. I adore them.” Me, too! So three ding ding dings! 😀

Yes, what you saw was indeed a peacock feather, I just love them!

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Day 324/365 – The Muse Fairy

You should treat a muse like a fairy. – Paulo Coelho

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 323)

Brenda started off the guessing game with, “stained glass?” Not stained glass. “Hmm, snowy bird wing?” Not that either (but what a cool vision). “Blueberry pie plate after eating?” Not the mere fragments of a blueberry pie. Mmmm blueberry pie …   “Hmm, the finger nails of the ice queen?” Brrrr, not the finger nails of the ice queen. SueBee guessed, “Colored sugar on a mirror?” Not colored sugar on a mirror, but sweet perspective. 😉 Kan said, “It looks like some sort of stone.” Not a stone. Jude mused, “frosty leaf?” Not a frosty leaf. And Heather just wasn’t sure …

So what was it? What you saw was a watercolor painting/paper. Did you know that there are metallic watercolors now? Awesome effects. 😀

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Day 323/365 – Oh Bother!

Tiggers don’t like honey. – A. A. Milne

“Oh bother,” said Pooh. “The honey pot is empty.” Fortunately, my creativity pot is not, and my muse found me tonight! I really, really like the resulting picture (and maybe it won’t be so easy as yesterday’s). Speaking of which, 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 322)

Well. LOL. Yesterday’s picture must have been a real give-away, because y’all … and I mean many of y’all … rang those ding-ding-ding winning bells! Kim started off, “A box of straws?” Although not a box, yes, they are straws. (One ding ding ding) ( … and try imagining the voice of Sesame Street’s Count Dracula counting the ding ding dings) Pat said, “i guessed straws too. beautiful image!” (Two ding ding dings) Kan commented, “Straws would be my guess too.” (Three ding ding dings) Kathryn’s guess, “Straws?” (Four ding ding dings) Y. Prior’s perspective: “straws is my guess too – a down view – but it does also look like a plastic, suctioned soap holder…. but I will go with the straws….” (Five ding ding dings) Mic said, “First impression… straws.” (Six ding ding dings) 

Six ding-ding-ding winning guesses! (ahahaha) Yes, what you saw were straws.

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Day 287/365 – Mind Energy Zap

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. – Aristotle

Oh, Monday. What a beast you have been. At least I thought of a mystery subject, speaking of which … 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 286)

Brenda, my one and only guesser for yesterday’s picture, asked, “Is it toast?” Not toast. So what was it? Had I shown you the rounded end, would you have been able to guess an emery board (nail file)? Yes, that’s what you saw: part of an emery board/nail file. (I’ve said before, everything is bound to be a mystery subject around here!)

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