Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Weekly Words Challenge 15!

The words for this week were Tradition and Pink.

How did you interpret them?



here for the legend of the Pickle Ornament. The prize for finding it this year was a package of Russian candy.

(Random Pictures)

Bead Ball

Really Long Straw

Fireplace Mishap

This was our friend's apartment five minutes after he started a fire without opening the flue.


Lazy Pup

The words for next week are:


Hopefully you all had a happy and healthy holiday! Updates on how mine went, tomorrow.

If you haven't joined the fun, go
here for details.



At 26 December, 2007, Blogger furiousBall said...

whoa, that really long straw shot was awesome! well it still is

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Jay said...

I didn't get anything for pink. If I had put up a tree I might have had a pink ornament, but I don't have any cool pink flamingo ornaments!

And that is a seriously long straw!

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Hilary said...

Only you would have pickles and flamingos on your tree. :)

Wonderful photos as always, Tink. Love the perspective on that straw and I'm curious about the pickle ornament origin but the provided link goes to the WWC page.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Chris said...

Dang, that's an impressive amount of smoke! The long straw is excellent.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Backpacker momma said...

Great shots! Mine are up, I can just imagine the smoke, my dad has done something similar...ugh.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Tink said...

Oops. The pickle link has been fixed. Good catch Hilary!

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger captain corky said...

"This was our friend's apartment five minutes after he started a fire without opening the flue."

The same thing happened over at the Parker's house on TBS yesterday. Ralphie's father wasn't too happy about that. ;)

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger R.E.H. said...

Wonderful pics... pickles and flamingoes in the Christmas tree - that's a new one for me ;)

Your friend didn't burn the whole place down, I hope? That's a lot of smoke!

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

(My pics are up!)

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Newt said...

I'm partial of course to the pink flamingo. But I love the beaded ball picture. It's quite excellent in a visual/spatial sense.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Alli said...

Lovin the pink flamingo!!

Merry Christmas all!

Mine are up, too.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger flutter said...

your flamingo rocks, and that fireplace shot is funny.

I am sure after you all had cpr you thought it was funny too ;)

At 26 December, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The bead ball looks nice and gosh! that's a lot of smoke

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Odd Mix said...

I love you flaming-o. And we have one of those pickles on our tree, too.

I played!

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger fiwa said...

I love the flamingo ornament!
I have had that fireplace problem too, good luck to your friend in getting rid of the smoke smell. Vinegar and cinnamon boiled on the stove with water helps some.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Ahhh I am back in action. Thanks to Jay who informed me that I had not missed the WWC. Holidays can get us hectic eh?? :)

Well anyways, I love the ornaments of course, and the lighting is very nice on this week's photos Tink!! Mine are not my most "artsy" but alas I am present and accounted for :D

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger g-man said...

Excellent photos. My wife's uncle has the same pickle. I will miss looking for it this year. My mom did the same thing to my house with the flue many years ago. Cute dog. :) Mine are posted.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Karen said...

Excellent picutres. I cannot believe all that smoke! Your pups are adorable and your tree certainly looks festive. I cannot wait for your Christmas update! My photos are up too.

At 26 December, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm in.


At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Chelle Y. said...

I am going to post mine late. Look for it tomorrow!

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Tawcan said...

I love that really long straw pic! Hopefully that Fireplace Mishap didn't cause any damage.

At 26 December, 2007, Blogger Alex said...

We do the pickle thing in my family, too!! Whee!

I love the photo game, Tink, I really do. I don't know why I don't participate. Probably because I'm lame. Maybe one of these weeks.

Happy New Year!

At 27 December, 2007, Blogger mrspao said...

I have a lobster ornament on my tree :)

Lucy is such a cutie - can I swap her for one of my kitty clan?

At 27 December, 2007, Blogger Nettie said...

what is with you and Newt and the pink flamingo's?

Lucy is just adorable.

At 27 December, 2007, Blogger Kell said...

Those are wonderful photos. As usual--you always take such amazing pictures.

Mine are finally up, btw.


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