Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Weekly Words Challenge 42!

The words for this week were Raw and Finished.

How did you interpret them?

Beach Rednecks In The Raw

Now It's Finished

On The Note:

Dear Cleaning Lady,
I wish I knew your name. Please give this small gift to your daughter. Although she apparently caused some mischief in my coworker's office, she only left me cute little notes. The mystery of those notes kept me entertained for days. They added a temporary amusement to what is normally a rather boring day. I'm sure you can relate. So thank her for me, and thank you too for all that you do.

It's a package of Tinkerbell sticky notes I found at the mall yesterday for $2.99! Tell me that's not kismet. The package was gone when I came in this morning.

(Random Pictures)


The words for next week are:

If you haven't joined the fun yet, go
here for details. Don't forget, we also have a Flickr group now for easy shareability. Plus, you get to find out the new words at least an hour earlier. Happy snapping!

Daily Etsy Pick:
Jellyfish Pocket Mirror
Kick Ass T-Shirt
Butterfly House

WTF Etsy?:
Rabid Hare Rattle
Where Do Rainbows Come From?
Unibrow Kidney

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At 01 July, 2008, Blogger gary rith said...

A purple bag full of Tink stickers? Dang, that's sweet.
Listen, btw, the reason this header works so well, as I am sure Hoop would agree, is that you have VERY expressive eyes. Full of mystery and mischief, perhaps?
My pics are up!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger furiousBall said...

raindrops shot is wonderful

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Betty O Rocker said...

My Pics are up, too! Loved your story about the cleaning lady's children.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger fiwa said...

I love the sticker book and your note - I can't wait to hear if you get a response. You made some little kid very happy!

I love the raindrop photo - I *think* I can see you reflected?


At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Jay said...

I bet I can go up to the lake and find a couple of rednecks that look just like your two rednecks! LOL

Your handwriting on that note is very neat. I would have had to type the note on the computer and print it out for it to be readable.

After reading Fiwa's comment and I had to go back and see if I could see your reflection in that raindrop too. And I can! OMG your naked! LOL ... Okay, maybe it's not that clear. But, I can use my imagination, right? ;-)

I'm sure the cleaning lady's daughter will love the Tinkerbell sticky notes!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger OneDaisy said...

I almost thought it was my son but he doesn't have that much meat on his bones.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger g-man said...

Aw, you are such a nice lady. =)

Beach rednecks huh, now there's a twist. Excellent photos as usual toots.

Mine's up. here

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Dana said...

OK, I know it sounds sappy, but the way you handled the cleaning "crew" really touched me! It's those damn random acts of kindness that can make such a big difference in one's life!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Karen said...

Awww, Tink you're gonna be a great mommy someday. That is so sweet that you left the girl a gift. And you know that just made her mom's day!

Ours are up.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Newt said...

Love the pictures. And the beach rednecks. Holy crap! There is so much to see in that photograph. Wow.

I LOVE the whole cleaning lady story. It's just precious.

Mine are up!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Fortune Cookies said...

that was a wonderfully sweet package for the little note leaver!
I'm scarrred of the raw rednecks. lol
LOVE the raindrops.
Oh, mine are up!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger moo said...

you are so thoughtful!

Love the rednecks ;)

mine are up www.wordpress.com

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Chris said...

Whoa - rednecks at the beach...

The unibrow kidney is scaring me. Who thinks of that sort of thing?!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger mrspao said...

Awwww - your note is so sweet.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Reb said...

Love the raindrop photo! So cool of you to find the sticky notes for the kid. (did you get a package for yourself?)

Mine are up.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger meno said...

This is a story that little girl will be telling all her life, how she met a friend she doesn't know.

Hey! maybe she should start a blog. :)

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Knight said...

Holy crap, I KNOW that Kidney!

That was really sweet of you to write a nice note to the mom. Hopefully she gave the stickers to the kid and didn't keep them for herself. Yep, that is why I don't parent anything.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Jo said...

That was so incredibly sweet of you, Tink. Your whole cleaning lady story has the feel of fairies to it--a little mischief, little gifts...I love it.

I wonder how many beers it takes before wearing boots with your swimsuit seems like an awesome idea? LOL

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

That's cute about Rednecks in the raw lol. I love the raindrops at the end (bonus). The notes are a neat idea too.

Great ones this week!

I'm up over at my place...

Hope everyone is well! BTW: I think the new header ROCKS!!! I want one like that now. I must get into my evil laboratory and get started.

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Chatty said...

I love the rednecks in the raw - perfect title for that shot! And the whole idea of the mystery notes/mystery child is wonderful. Beautiful raindrops, too. And WTF etsy was particularly riveting today. The rattling hare was distressing enough, but clouds that barf rainbows and a stuffed kidney? Truly special. I mean, I can understand that the kidney enjoys watching football and filtering blood, but golfing? Now THAT, I would pay to see. I wonder if Tiger Woods knows...
My pictures are up, too - you wanted to see pictures of the double squash I found Tink, so don't say I didn't warn you!

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger cndymkr / jean said...

You did a wonderful thing by giving the cleaning lady that gift. Wonderful!

At 01 July, 2008, Anonymous apathy lounge said...

Mischief, hmmm? What kind?

At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Janet said...

Oh, that was the coolest story about the cleaning lady and her little girl!

On the off chance that's you and your man in the redneck picture, I will refrain from saying anything ;-)

Yippee!!! Etsy's back!

Mine's up:


At 01 July, 2008, Blogger Hilary said...

That whole mystery note/gift tale is wonderful You could write a lovely little story, I'm sure.

Great photos as always.. and snorting at Jo's boot comment.

At 02 July, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry I took an unscheduled hiatus but I am back.

Miss me?

At 02 July, 2008, Blogger the Bag Lady said...

Kismet? Fer shur!!
What a sweet story about the cleaning lady and her children - and a happy ending.
Great photos, too.
And the header is terrific!

(OMG - my word verification letters are totally shocking!!!:
suksesxk )

At 02 July, 2008, Blogger HalfAsstic.com said...

Well, I am so glad you did that! What fun for the little girl, also. She will feel like she has an important friend and very special for it.
You are very thoughtful!

At 02 July, 2008, Blogger minijonb said...

unless it's the General Lee, i don't want to be near any truck or car with a confederate flag! haHA

At 02 July, 2008, Blogger mamatulip said...

I LOVE that you left that little package for the cleaning lady's daughter. You are a true kindred spirit.

At 02 July, 2008, Blogger womaninawindow said...

I'm raising my fist and saying, "One of these days." Looks like so much fun.

Yes, and so nice of you to give the post-its. Fun being randomly kind.

At 03 July, 2008, Blogger Maggie said...

As a mom, I can tell you that your note most surely warmed the cleaning lady's heart. And as a kid in adult's clothing, the stickers are super cool!

You're such a sweet little saint.

At 03 July, 2008, Anonymous Kate said...

I thoroughly enjoy the redneck photo... it reminds me of being home!

Also... I'm digging the new header :)

At 08 July, 2008, Blogger Julie said...

Love the note to the cleaning lady, that was cool.
My Age and Beauty pics are up. Hope you like them.


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