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Sunday, March 1, 2009

ScenicSunday and Unconscious Mutterings#45

Make Time for Small Reflections
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Today's Flowers
Camera Critters & Photo Hunt

This is my 1st
Three Views of the Kite Shop on the pier in
Huntington Beach, California
aka 'Surf City USA'

Click to embiggen for better viewing
and for others participating in Scenic Sunday.

This is the 318th issue of ...
I'm participating for the 45th time today
How about you?

What comes to YOUR mind?
If you'd like to play here, copy and paste the clues in comments along with your responses ... or post on your blog and let me know so I can visit ;--)

I say ... and you think ... ?

  1. Pain :: relief
  2. Lego :: land
  3. Trooper :: state police officer
  4. Flicker :: a common ant-eating woodpecker
  5. Character :: matters
  6. Determined :: driven ... persistent
  7. Wing :: West Wing - Aaron Sorkin's television series
  8. Control :: remote
  9. Automatic :: spontaneous or involuntary response
  10. Yeah :: Youth Emergency Assistance Hostel in Berkeley, California
Your turn: I say ... and you think ... ?
  1. Pain ::
  2. Lego ::
  3. Trooper ::
  4. Flicker ::
  5. Character ::
  6. Determined ::
  7. Wing ::
  8. Control ::
  9. Automatic ::
  10. Yeah ::
Click for others muttering this week.
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Thought for Today
"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." W.C. Fields


Akelamalu said...

I love the photos - so colourful! :)

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful, colorful photos! love them! and I love the quote by W.C. Fields! Have a great week!

Anonymous said...

Welcome Miss Storyteller!

Oh Huntington Beach, California! I've seen a web cam there before - it's fun to see all the people on the pier there! Very colorful photos!

kitten said...

Wow! All those flags are colorful! Very good job.
I really like your thought of today.

Pain :: ouch
Lego :: land
Trooper :: State officer
Flicker :: Online photos
Character :: building
Determined :: driven ... persistent
Wing :: On the Wings of a Dove
Control :: self
Automatic :: dishwasher
Yeah :: what kids say instead of Yes Mam or Yes Sir.

Joyce said...

Good afternoon, Virginia. The kite shop looks to be a lovely, colorful place. :)

Here are my mutterings:
1. Pain :: an indicator that something is amiss
2. Lego :: great educational toy
3. Trooper :: perseveres through thick and thin
4. Flicker :: woodpecker
5. Character :: demonstrated when no one is watching to punish or praise
6. Determined :: persistent
7. Wing :: 'On a Wing and a Prayer'
8. Control :: self-control
9. Automatic :: dishwasher
10. Yeah :: Oh, yeah, like really; I mean!

George said...

What a beautiful assortment of kites.

Aline C. said...

Hello from Brazil!
Nice and colorful photos :)
Peace and love :)

Guy D said...

Excellent photos, thanks for sharing.

Regina In Pictures

Kay said...

1. Pain--in the a--
2. Lego--creative must have for kids.
3. Trooper--Blogger dog
4. Flicker--photo web site
5. Character--counts
6. Determined--son of a gun
7. Wing-- and a prayer
8. Control--freak
9. Automatic--rifle
10 Yeah--You go, girl!

Michelle said...

Very colorful photo's. Looks like it would be a fun day to hang out at the pier. I know I've said it before, but I'm so jealous you live in a start with a warm climate and the ocean near by. It must be nice. Thanks for sharing and for the advice on my Google rank. Take care and have a great day.

Tammie Lee said...

How wonderful that you have a fun looking kite shop to play in! We hardly ever get wind here and I live in a forest.... so hard to fly kites. Fun images.

Jackie said...

What a terrific first go at Scenic Sunday. it 's just terrific...I will look forward to more from you.

1 Pain:Feelings

2. Lego: Land

3. Trooper: Dan

4. flicker: Fire

5. character: Upright

6. Determined: Hard worker

7. wing: fly

8. Control: Panic

9. Automatic: Reply

10. Yeah: Yeah

How fun!! I hope you are having a good week!!:-)

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