Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge – Bend

thanks to Sue W and GC for hosting the Weekly Prompts https://weeklyprompts.com/2023/01/21/weekly-prompts-weekend-challenge-bend/

Bending implies that you or something is flexible, either physically or mentally. When a person bends mentally they are able to see both sides of an opinion or argument and can ‘bend’ or change their own way of thinking. Bending physically is easier to demonstrate in photographs.

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A bend in the path
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Bending over to pick up a stool
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Bending over to get in the picture
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Bends in the wooden stairway at the AGO
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Bending beams at the AGO
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Gargoyles bending over at the castle in France
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Bending in for a kiss
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Bend and stretch
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Bending her body coming down the bend in the slide
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Bending over to bowl

Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge – Bored

thanks to Sue W. and GC for hosting Weekly Prompts https://weeklyprompts.com/2023/01/18/weekly-prompts-wednesday-challenge-bored/

How does one convey bored in a photograph? Is it someone napping in the middle of the day, a grim look on a child’s face or the sad look in an animal’s eyes?

It’s hard to see what someone is feeling in a photo unless you use your imagination.

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Help, I want to be anywhere but here……
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I’m so bored I’m going cross-eyed
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No Papa, I don’t want to look at anymore paintings…..
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Waiting for his turn at the feeder….hurry up before I fall asleep
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Why are all these people looking at me?
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It’s hard to tell with Olive from the look on her face
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I know you’d rather be roaming free in the park
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Probably more tired than bored

Whatever is so Lovely Challenge – Week 2

just discovered this challenge ….thanks to XingFu Mama for hosting https://xingfumama.blog/2022/01/16/whatsoever-is-lovely-challenge-2022-week-2/

Seeing I missed the first week of this challenge I’m going to post photos from the last two weeks. I met my youngest granddaughter for the first time over the Christmas holidays. On January 8th our son, daughter-in-law and Sevin returned to London, England after spending two weeks with us. The first two photos show Sevin just before she left for the airport and sleeping on the plane.

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Winnie showing off the outfit that Oma and Papa sent her for Christmas. Sadly they didn’t make it to Toronto this Christmas
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An exceptional meal that Kevin prepared for me on Saturday. I’m such a lucky girl.

Turned Up Faces – January 23, 2021

thanks to Becky B for hosting January Squares https://beckybofwinchester.com/2021/01/23/square-up-23/

These two lovelies are my granddaughters, Winnie and Sevin. Winnie is five and Sevin turns one tomorrow. Happy Birthday, sweet girl!

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I found this beautiful video on YouTube that I think is perfect for this challenge and the music is great.

Gearing Up…Day 9 of SquareUP

thanks to Becky B for hosting January Squares https://beckybofwinchester.com/2021/01/09/square-up-9/

My granddaughters are already gearing up for their future occupations. Our five year old has a keen interest in science as you can see in the second photo where she is experimenting with things she found on her walk that day. I love the safety glasses…..safety first.

The youngest granddaughter got right into the middle of her father’s workout and is clearly gearing up to be a fitness instructor. Thanks to both my children who are the parents of these darling girls for providing today’s photos for SquareUp.

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Photo a Week Challenge – Fleeting

….thanks to Nancy Merrill for hosting A Photo a Week Challenge

Fleeting

fleet·ing
/ˈflēdiNG/
adjective
“hoping to get a fleeting glimpse of a whale underwater”
Similar: brief, transient, short-lived, momentary, sudden, cursory, transitory
Children grow up so quickly. A newborn quickly transitions from a helpless babe in your arms to an infant trying to push herself up and learning to express herself vocally. These are all the steps that I’m missing because of COVID-19. Thank goodness for the digital world where I can witness these things second hand.

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Yesterday for a fleeting moment we saw our oldest granddaughter from a safe distance in front of their home in Hamilton. We were able to finally deliver her Easter gifts. Later in the day her mom sent us a photo of her enjoying her gifts.
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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow

…thanks to Amanda for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

Yellow is the colour of friendship but a baby’s room painted yellow makes them cry. I love the psychology of colour.FDF78783-39-D3-4-C7-D-840-D-940358864-E1-B
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