Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Weekly Words Challenge 56!

The words for this week were Me and Them.

How did you interpret them?



(Grandpa's 85th Birthday)

The Birthday "Boy"

(The Zoo)



Hoop and a Technicolor Bird


No Fear

For Newt

Baby Giraffe


Strange Guest

The words for next week are:
Plain (Not to be confused with Palin)

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

Daily Etsy Pick:
Vintage Folding Camera
Custom Leaf Silhouette Portrait
Hands Full Of Pearls
Six Foot Tall Plastic Spork (Omg!)

WTF Etsy?:
Stool Chart Business Card Case
"Ugly Baby" ACEO Print
Pocket Bacon

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At 14 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I WANT THAT ZEBRA and giraffe for my backyard!
Gorgeous selection Tink....I couldn't remember your theme while I was out and about with the camera, but POSTED ANYWAY.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Gary's third pottery blog said...

I should say also, um, you have kind of a goofy family.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger g-man said...

Very cool once again. I love the zoo! groovin on the flamingos for Newt.

Minez up.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Tawcan said...

Great pics as always. :D

At 14 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow. I feel like I got to go to the zoo with you. Thanks for the fun. And I apologize that apparently I left one of my children behind at your kitchen table... It won't happen again.

My pics are posted -- http://bigbouquet.wordpress.com


PS -- I have that camera posted on Etsy -- but what gives? Thought etsy was for "handmade" -- I guarantee that person didn't make that. And I see no sign of embellishment, etc. Color me confused (now THAT would be handmade!)

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Janet said...

Wow he looks fanTAStic for 85!!! And that zebra pic is amazing :-)

And I LOVE these: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16201691

Mine's up: http://fondofsnape.com/?p=1910

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Hilary said...

If that's what 85 looks like in your family, I'm guessing you have to be around 60! That man is a wonder.

Great shots as always.. I have a fondness for giraffes. :)

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger furiousBall said...

is that Chad Vader?

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Mike said...

mmmmm baby giraffe.

So tasty.

Especially with soy sauce.

At 14 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

He's 85?!?!?!?!!? Tink, you are going to be one sexy grandma someday, that's all I can say!

Mine are up! http://kcinnova.wordpress.com

PS: Nice guest! He would be welcome at my house.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger CRUSTY MOM-E said...

your camera rocks, you know that?

May the force be with you and that strangers toes too! :)


At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Chris said...

Tink's pictures = beautiful!

Hey all, what say we chip in and get Tink'n'Hoop a giant spork as a wedding present? ;)

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Peggy said...

Happy Birthay Gramps! He's looking great!

I love each and every photo you took and posted!

How do you get to be so fabulous?

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Fortune Cookies said...

wish I was at that zoo with yall! looks like a bunch o'fun. I posted my WWC this week. I'll be back in the game full force hopefully next week! :)

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Reb said...

Wow, I love your zoo visit, the Koi pond is beautiful. Us & them, are those beads for stinging? I like the b&w effect.

Grandpa looks great for 85! Your strange guest is a hobbit in disguise, right? ;)

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Chatty said...

WTF Etsy first - before I forget...
Stool chart by SHS - fill in a couple of letters and it's the SH**S, all righty. Truly disgusting! As to "who can resist an ugly baby?" Well, I can, for one - especially THAT horror. Finally, pocket bacon. Well, at least she KNOWS it's dumb ; )
On to your beautiful pictures - you outdid yourself this week - the tiles are so much fun - the birthday boy is just a lovely memory in the making - and the animal shots - my gosh! The Hoop and the technicolor bird is just wonderful - especially since he is wearing a neutral shirt - no competition for the bird ; )
And the baby giraffe, and golden eye, and no fear - and the koi. I also like your strange guest's style... All just fantastic, Ms. Tink!
And, mine are up.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger the planet of janet said...

well played, hon.

all the photos are cool, but the koi shot? that one was awesome.

At 14 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hell, I hope my hair looks that good if and when I get past eighty.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger YellowRose said...

Fantastic photos!! Love the zebra, and the flamingos! Your grandpa is amazing, happy birthday to him!!

Love the Etsy stuff, the handful of pearls...I want!!!

Fun week....great choices and the kid with Vaders mask...too funny!

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Sorry, too lazy to switch accounts-

I love your scrabbly photos, is that from Scrabble?? Cool idea!

Of course I love all the animal pics too, your photos always have the coolest "mood".

Mine are done, such as they are. :-\

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Gramps said...

Hoop looks like he's too much fun.

At 14 October, 2008, Blogger Jay said...

That "No Fear" bird looks mean. I'm pretty sure I wouldn't pet him.

Great pics as always! I will play both this week's words AND next week's words next week.

At 15 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it just me or do Darth Vader's feet look freakily out of proportion in this pic? Something about the head-on camera angle I'm hoping 'cause we're nearing Hobbit foot territory...

At 15 October, 2008, Blogger mrspao said...

You're so lucky - there are youthful genes in your family! Love the photos :)

At 15 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where can I get some of the domino word things?


At 15 October, 2008, Blogger mamatulip said...

I love flamingos. That picture is awesome. :)

At 15 October, 2008, Blogger Terri said...

awe doesn't grampa look too cute? Very spry looking too. Great zoo pics Tink.

At 15 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your photography is amazing, but I love the color tweaks you add. On a side note, here's a Photo Jackpot! Sad guys on trading floors....


At 15 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh my god, I actually played!...!!! :)
I adore your photos, as always. 2 favourites: Strange Guest & Zebra.
Also, the gal who made the pocket bacon has some seriously crazy cute bunnies too. Have I ever mentioned how much I love etsy? *sigh*

At 15 October, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Crap, I almost forgot! 2 things: Happy birthday to your grandpa, and Happy belated Canadian Thanksgiving! WOOT.

At 16 October, 2008, Blogger Woman in a Window said...

OK your strange guest is HILARIOUS!

YOur grandfather looks awfully good for 85. HOly crap!

You ARE a magic girl. Glad you know it!

At 16 October, 2008, Blogger Arabella said...

Your photos make me want to go to Florida. As in, right now. Actually, there are lots of other reasons why I'd like to go to Florida right now, but you're at the top of the list. :)

At 19 October, 2008, Blogger Krishna said...

Love, love, love the zebra and giraffe pics.

At 20 October, 2008, Blogger ETK said...

I LOVE the zebra shot! I'm heading to flickr RIGHT. NOW. to favorite it. Love it! Great stuff Tink!


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