Nature

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This Week’s Challenges from Tourmaline: March 18 – 24 (OWPC, WW & CYW)

 

 

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I found this guy sitting outside my front door.  I have no idea what it is.  Maybe some kind of moth?  His head is fuzzy

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Look at this face!

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Canada Geese.  I love these guys.  I know they can be noisy and messy, but they are comical if you watch them.

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The first blooms in my woods.

One Word Photo Challenge

One Word Photo Challenge, July 23 – 29 :  Hippopotamus

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I love the word prompt for this week.  Unfortunately, don’t have access to all of my photos on this new laptop but I wanted to participate so I did a search online and found a couple of pictures that I think will do.

My youngest child loved the TV show The New Zoo Review.  Her favorite character was Henrietta Hippo.  She is pictured below.

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Henrietta Hippo

She  had to have eye surgery.  Our priest came to see her after she came home and gave her a little stuffed pink hippo.  Sam is now 33 years old and she still has that hippo.  She slept with it until she was almost out of college.  I couldn’t believe it.  She named her little pink hippo Henri the Etta.

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Henri the Etta

As I was searching I found the cutest little hippo costume.  Had there been one available in the 80’s I would have gotten it for Samantha.

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I also found the coolest Hippo Sofa.  What do you think?  It would be a great edition to a family room wouldn’t it?

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And finally I want you to meet Fiona.  She arrived prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Take a look at Fiona taking her first steps.

I hope you have enjoyed my response to the OWPC this week.

Wanda