Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Weekly Words Challenge 44!

The words for this week (and last) were Sign and Graffiti.

How did you interpret them?

Saturday, Hoop and I drove up on a slow moving minivan with a bumper sticker that said, "I STILL Support Bush". To which I replied (via window sign)-

A cute note on the door of a down town shop-


Hoop and I drove all around our town looking for graffiti and found NONE! We saw a bunch of places where they'd covered it up, some fresh looking. I know I should be happy about this. No graffiti is a good thing, right? Oddly, it just made me blue. Where's the creativity? I swear we live in Stepford.

(Random Picture)

Pink Tree Flowers

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:
Meet The Sporks Decal
Silkscreened Votives
Vampixie (I love the description)

WTF Etsy?:
Boys Will Be Blockheads
Trailer Trash Meat Tray
Cross-Stitch Pimply Faced Teen (Thanks Katie!)



At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Janet said...

love the doggie sign!

Vampixie made me smile :-)

I played: http://fondofsnape.com/?p=1787

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Knight said...

If I lived in Stepford I would go around poking well dressed moms with knives to watch them spark.
I like the sign. You should sell those on Etsy.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger moo said...

I played last week ... http://tinyurl.com/6lmefs (Tink, you already saw it). But I'm running a contest starting today, so if you want to check it out, www.moosmoo.wordpress.com

Although I'm glad you're back, I also must admit I enjoyed the week off. Now I feel I have fresh eyes for next week's challenge!

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger TNC said...

I played last week. Nice sign, Tink! Also, the pink flower is really pretty!

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Jay said...

I think some cities have a person on payroll who's only job is to drive around town with a can of gray paint and cover up graffiti. Sometimes the graffiti looks nicer than the gray paint they use to cover it up with.

Love the sign. Be careful though. That Bush supporter is probably armed. LOL

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger furiousBall said...

hoop has really nice thighs... those are his right?

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Peggy said...

All that creativity is being quashed! You must speak out!

I betcha you'll find loads of graffiti now that you've made this posting.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger g-man said...

I was going to look for graffiti and play again this week but I totally spaced that today was Tuesday!

LOL at your sign that is too funny. What was their response?

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Reb said...

Good signs Tink. What there isn't even any sanctioned graffiti?

Love the tree flowers, what kind?

I played again this week.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger the planet of janet said...

the doggies are soooo cute.

and i love the color in the flowers.

and frankly, i thought the thighs were leather seats in the car.

i obviously need more coffee.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Tink said...

G-Man: Believe it or not, the driver looked just like Barbara Bush! She just shook her head and gave me a sad smile. :P

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Sparkling Red said...

The bouncy rhythm of that poem is far too cheerful and upbeat for its content. Sheesh. Did he follow it up with a limerick?

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger mrspao said...

I like the doggie sign!

How are you doing?

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Alice said...

hahaaaaaa i love that you held that sign up. teehee.

mine are up here, but at the end of a looong post about chicago :-)

At 22 July, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

please tell me thats not your bottom? oh tink....


At 22 July, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

D'oh i see ... legs umm i'll just go now ...


At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Chelle Y. said...

I voted for Bush. Do you think I am a moron? Haha (I probably am).

I am determined to play WWC next week!

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger Mary said...

It's your fault, I just spent $80 at etsy. And all because of YOU. sigh.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger gary rith said...

As the expression goes: Buck Fush!!!!
And the doggy sign is the best! I wanna go there.
I posted a million signs and graffiti pics last week, and pics of my fat cat NOT doing aerobics today....

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger mamatulip said...

Your Bush sign made me giggle.

At 22 July, 2008, Blogger PEACE said...

Loved the Bush sign. I can't believe anyone would admit to being a Bush supporter!

At 23 July, 2008, Blogger Chris said...

Your Bush sign is excellent! :D

Wow, no graffiti? I just have to walk about 100 feet...

Heh - you're right about the Vampixie description!

At 23 July, 2008, Anonymous Kate said...

I do so love the Bush Sucks sign. I frequently wish I was in the passenger seat when I see things like the "yay Bush" bumpers. :)

Do you think the Meet the Sporks creator was inspired by you? :)

At 24 July, 2008, Blogger Dianne said...

love the Bush sign! wonder if the motorist can read?

At 24 July, 2008, Blogger Maggie said...

I love your sign!

That Boys will be Blockheads doll was frickin $50! WTF?

At 24 July, 2008, Blogger Molly said...

Love your Bush sign although you might have been too kind.

At 24 July, 2008, Blogger womaninawindow said...

That's one weird (and scary) looking pink flower.

Your Bush sign is just one more reason to love you!

At 25 July, 2008, Blogger Real Live Lesbian said...

I love that doggie sign, too! I wish more places invited the fur-faced ones in!

Great pink flower!

At 25 July, 2008, Blogger Chatty said...

Oh, love your "response" sign to the minivan's bumper sticker - priceless! Did you manage to see the driver's reaction?


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