Saturday, April 28, 2012

2012 Project 365 – Week Seventeen



Didn’t I just post our P365 pictures yesterday? What happened to the other six days? Let’s see…

Sunday, April 22nd      
The Weekly Squirrel.


The great hair cutting extravaganza. It took about 5 minutes, but of course I had to document every step. As you will see, it didn’t really change my hair drastically. I do have one piece that’s shorter than I expected, but I think that if you look at the pictures closely you’ll see why – I think my upside down pony wasn’t really straight. I’ll be more careful next time.






I made Dr. M toss the maple seed whirligigs up into the air so I could capture their whimsy. Fun!


Monday, April 23rd    
The Tax Time Pig! In a lovely crochet (or knitted) ensemble. And his goosey sidekicks – Frick & Frack.




Dr. M took some fun bird pictures



Tuesday, April 24th
Dr. M took pictures of the honeysuckle bush on our back fence. Lovely…
               


Wednesday, April 25th  
Sheep!!!




And the campus herd.


Thursday, April 26th   
Dr. M participated in a Shakespeare’s birthday celebration. In this scene he played Hamlet.


This was supposed to be a solemn moment, but they got tickled (Dr. M is the king in this scene).


The Bard himself…


Friday, April 27th     
My lunch – an open face tuna & Cheeto sandwich. Yes, it was very tasty – why do you ask? Oh, & I didn’t spell anything with the Cheetos – Dr. M spent a frustrating few minutes trying to figure it out until I told him.


Dr. M took pictures of tulips – gorgeous!



Saturday, April 28th      
I started reading a new book. Note the reading glasses - I’ve gotten spoiled by my Kindle!


Go to Sara’s blog here to see the blogs of all the other Project 365 participants. Have a great week!

Most of our photos are taken with a 12 megapixel Nikon D5000 DSLR, using a 55-200mm zoom lens. This is the camera that Dr. M takes with him most days. He also takes pictures with our old reliable 7 megapixel Canon Powershot A710.  The Bug uses our new Nikon Coolpix S6200 most of the time. If you’re interested in which camera was used for a particular shot, just ask! 

14 comments:

  1. Those maple seeds! The little helicopters! My gosh, we'd have fun with them. Maybe not as much fun as dandelion puff, but fun nonetheless.

    White flowers are my favorites. I happen to have access to a gardenia bush that's really putting on blooms now. I don't know whether I like the way they look better, or that fragrance.

    I can almost feel those tulip petals.

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  2. Caption for Dr. M's picture: What means it that my noble mind is here overthrown?

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  3. A tuna and Cheetos sandwich...why have I not thought of this???

    Love the white tulips!

    After I started reading books on my iPad, I went back to a "regular" book and caught myself double-tapping the word to look up the definition. Talk about a "duh" moment!

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  4. wow, you are very brave to cut your own hair!!!

    tuna and cheetos....amazingly that doesn't sound too bad!

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  5. Tuna & Cheetos. Hmmm...

    I love the Tax Time Pig's outfit. It's so awesome that someone took the time to make that -- not to mention the goose cozies!

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  6. What exactly are chitos? (Me, the innocent German...)I ALWAYS love that tax pig, and this time the heart feet! Also the goose outfit, and sheep and I must be related, they always make me smile.

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  7. Loved the Shakespearian look and FYI I chose to teach English because of an English prof I had....he did Othello in a big pink rabbit suit....his final statement that first day was...."I teach therefore I act" I never forgot it. Love the pig this week...and the birds...but the white tulips were stunning. Have a great week.

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  8. You know how I love your week in review. And I don't know where the week went! I've always thought a little humor might improve Hamlet.

    I never thought of Cheetos on a sandwich. I cannot buy them because I have no self control and would eat the whole bag myself.

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  9. Hey, Bug--we need you over here at the Dept.! We have an enormous barrel of cheese balls that we got on a whim at a warehouse club. They will make your tuna sandwich difficult to eat (well, maybe if you put it on a sub/hotdog roll it might be okay), but we could sure use the help.

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  10. You're a brave woman, cutting your own hair! You did a nice job. Way better than I would have done :) I'd have ended up with an early 70s shag. hahaha

    Is that the Tax Time Pig's Easter ensemble? It looks very Easter-ish.

    I love the bird taking a bath in the birdbath! :)

    Had no idea it was Shakespeare's birthday this week.

    I think that sandwich is a BRILLIANT invention! I must try that very soon :)

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  11. I think you should crochet and outfit for the tax time pig!

    I love my Kindle too, it is really easy on the eyes! I have tons of free downloads, more than I can ever read but I can't seem to stop downloading the free books!

    Blessings
    R

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  12. great tulip pictures!!
    way to go on the haircut! although it's not quite as short as mine. ;-) you did take a good size chunk off, though.

    thank you for the whirligig picture!!! I love those things, and we don't have them here!

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  13. i see you chose names then

    Frick and Frack the gooses :)

    Great photos as ever

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