Monday, December 31, 2012

My Parents 366


This is a great photo of my dad (93 years old) and my stepmom (88 years old). They are still going strong and very happy together! I'm so proud of them for being independent and so healthy! 12/31/12

Assignment: Last day of the year - Post your: best or most memorable posting and tell us why you love it and if it could be improved, post it then Tag it with #TP419

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Intersections Break Hat 365


Here is the hat I made with my handspun. The pattern was the Intersections Break Hat from mskiknits (who lives in Hawaii). 12/30/12

Assignment: Look for colors that complement each other and make a photo using complementary colors to full effect today., post it then Tag it with #TP418

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Bright Yarn 364


I decided I wanted to make a hat for New Years with my handspun yarn. I love how it looks wound up. 12/29/12

Friday, December 28, 2012

Fragile 363


My dad turned 93 on December 7th and every year I see him get more fragile. 12/28/12
Assignment: Fragility conveys tension or balance, illustrate a person or object in a fragile state., post it then Tag it with #TP416

Plastic 362


I love the look of wicker but I had to keep replacing my wicker furniture so I bought some plastic wicker furniture that looks the same but lasts so much longer! 12/27/12

Assignment: Plastic is everywhere. Make a photograph that illustrates a use of plastic in your life today., post it then Tag it with #TP415

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Fountain 361


Here is a fountain in my parent's garden. 12/26/12

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Cat 360


I enjoy spending Christmas in my parent's backyard, sitting in the warmth of the sun. My parent's neighbor has a ton of cats so I enjoy watching them. Here is one of them enjoying a nice snuggly sleep on the roof. 12/25/12

Assignment: Christmas, so how was it for you, post a photograph you took today, (day one of the 12 days) , post it then Tag it with #TP413

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Happiness 359


Happiness is being with the one I love, being silly, and surviving the end of the world! 12/24/12

Assignment: Create a photograph that makes you happy today or expresses happiness, post it then Tag it with #TP412

Monday, December 24, 2012

Car 358


This was a futuristic car I saw at Epcot. I would like it because it looked cool! 12/23/12

Assignment: I want one of those or I don't want one of those, go find it and make a image of it, what is it you really want, tell us why , post it then Tag it with #TP411

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Sunny Florida 357


I love sunny Florida but a cold front has come in and it only looks warm. 12/22/12

Assignment: Winter Solstice -Yule is the time of the winter solstice, when the sun child is reborn - Photograph 'as is' or your interpretation, post it then Tag it with #TP410

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Lights 356


Here are some lights at Epcot against the waterfall. 12/21/12

Assignment: Hanukkah - Hanukkah is the Festival of Lights - Photograph some form of light festival or unusal light, post it then Tag it with #TP409

Friday, December 21, 2012

Ceiling 355


Ceiling at one of the exhibits in Epcot - World Showcase. 12/21/12

Assigment: Make a photograph of a curved line or spherical surface today., post it then Tag it with #TP408

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Hollywood Studios 354


We spent the day at Hollywood Studios. Here is the water tower and a topiary. 12/19/12

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Time 353


Here is the timer that told us how long we had to wait before the show started in the China Exhibit (World Showcase - Epcot). 12/18/12

Assignment: Illustrate the idea of time in a photograph today. Be as literal or abstract as you want to be with your interpretation., post it then Tag it with #TP406

Monday, December 17, 2012

Magic Kingdom 352


Here is where we spent the day today! 12/17/12

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Rhinos 351


We spent the day at Animal Kingdom and these are some of the animals we saw. 12/16/12

Assignment: Africa - Day of Reconciliation - 'as is' or take a photograph representing unity or the coming together of two subjects, post it then Tag it with #TP404

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Palm Trees 350


Here are some palm trees at Hollywood Studios. 12/15/12

Assignment: Make a photograph featuring nature in some fashion., post it then Tag it with #TP403

Friday, December 14, 2012

Epcot 349


This looked so lovely with the moon peeking down. 12/14/12

Thursday, December 13, 2012

All Wrapped Up 348


Here is my Sidekick spinning wheel (Miss Kitty) wrapped up and ready for traveling. 12/13/12

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

12 12 12 347



Assignment: 12-12-12 or 12 12 12 number twelve or evolutionary leap. Post your take on the date, post it then Tag it with #TP400

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Winter Sky 345


It was foggy and soggy this morning before the sky looked like this by noon. It definitely reminded me that winter was coming. 12/10/12

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Twinkies 344


Hostess is going out of business and Twinkies will be no more. Maybe I own the last box of Twinkies in existence. I only paid .69 for it but maybe it is worth a lot more now. Hmm, I wonder if I should eat any of them or just sell them! 12/9/12

Basket of Books 343

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I use a basket of gardening books in a basket to decorate my sun room. 12/8/12

Friday, December 7, 2012

Bobbin 342


Here is the bobbin on my spinning wheel. 12/7/12

Assignment: Make a photograph with motion blur today. Use a fast moving subject or a slow shutter speed can do the trick., post it then Tag it with #TP395

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Chia Seeds 341


I saw this on Dr. Oz show and I'm giving it a try. I put a spoonful of seeds in water and drink it very quickly. It gels up in my stomach and keeps me feeling full so I eat less. Not sure if it works but we will see. 12/6/12

Assignment: Finland's Independence Day either 'As Is' or a Nordic theme especially Petroglyphs or primative engravings (Graffiti can also be used), post it then Tag it with #TP394

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Handspun 340


Here is some yarn that was handspun on my wheel. It is soft and squishy. Made of 100% wool, it is 388 yards of fingering weight yarn, perfect for a shawl or fingerless mitts. 12/5/12

Assignment: Imagine you've been commissioned to photograph a product for a company's marketing dept. Give us your best product shot., post it then Tag it with #TP393

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Path 339


Here is the path in the park where we walked today. 12/4/12

Assignment: Make a photograph featuring a path, road, or trail that leads the eye through the photograph., post it then Tag it with #TP392

Monday, December 3, 2012

Kitchen Wallpaper 338


This was on my kitchen walls when we moved in and I loved it so we kept it. 12/3/12

Assignment: #TP391 Find a repeating pattern today and make a photograph of it

Salad 337


Here is the beginning of my diet! I need to lose 30 lbs. 12/3/12

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Dog 336


I learned to make  a towel animal! It was a lot of fun! 12/1/12

Assignment: Portugal - Restoration of Independence 'As Is' or show us something independent, using your focus skills, post it then Tag it with #TP389

Friday, November 30, 2012

Lights 335


Here is the light fixture over our head in the dining room on the Carnival Dream. 11/30/12

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Weather 334


Here is the clouds we saw as we left Costa Maya. 11/29/12

Assignment: Weather affects our lives in so many ways. Make a photograph that illustrates the weather where you are today., post it then Tag it with #TP387

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Boats 333


Here are some boats for rent along the beach in Honduras 11/28/12

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Gifts 332


Assignment: We're all collectors of something. Find an interesting way to display and make a photo of a collection today., post it then Tag it with #TP385

Tentacles 331



I'm not sure what animal this is, but we found it for sale in a grocery store in Cozumel. For the assignment, I see this as moving from the ocean to the grocery store. 11/26/12

Assignment: Al-Hijira - Islamic New Year - Photograph 'As Is' or something that has recent moved/left or migrated or a pilgrimage, post it then Tag it with #TP384

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Cruisin’ 329


We are heading out for another week in the Caribbean. As we waited for our turn to leave the port, we watched the Carnival Ecstacy leave first.  11/24/12

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Sushi 328


There was sushi offered on the buffet but I'm not a fan of sushi. 11/23/12

Assignment: Niinamesei - Labour Thanksgiving Day, Japan - Photograph 'as is' or with something Japanese or influenced by, post it then Tag it with #TP381

Friday, November 23, 2012

Towel Animal 327

Every night when we return to our cabin, there is a towel animal waiting for us! 11/22/12

Odd or even: Compose an image with an odd or even number of subjects today, and make a photo., post it then Tag it with #TP380

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Saving Seats 326


There is a policy that you can't save any chairs on the deck. It is really annoying when you can't find a deck chair because so many people are saving them anyway.  It was funny to come to the pool this morning and find all these towel animals in the chairs! 11/21/12

Assignment: Mexico - Revolution Day - lets find something that you want to revolt about and take a photograph (please be mindful of others), post it then Tag it with #TP379

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Newspaper 325


There are no printed newspapers on the ship. But I usually read my newspaper online because we don't have a paper subscription. It is nice to read about local news while we are on this cruise ship! 11/20/12

Assignment: The printed newspaper isn't as common as it used to be. Find a newspaper today and make a photo any way you like!, post it then Tag it with #TP378

Yellow Peppers 324


These peppers were at the cooking demonstration on the ship. I had to ask if they were real because they were so pretty! 11/19/12

Assignment: Make a photograph featuring the color yellow today., post it then Tag it with #TP377

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Wall 323


We were in Nassau today. This is the coquina that makes up the walls of the Queens Staircase. 11/18/12

Assignment: Get creative with abstraction today. Make a photograph of patterns and/or shapes that aren't recognizable objects., post it then Tag it with #TP376

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Smooth 322


Here is the smooth railing on my back deck. 11/17/12

Assignment: Make a photograph of something smooth., post it then Tag it with #TP375

Friday, November 16, 2012

Out the Window 321


This is the view from my livingroom window. 11/16/12

Assignment: Backgrounds are tricky. They can make a subject stand out or distract from it. Make a photo with a good background today., post it then Tag it with #TP374

Thursday, November 15, 2012

A Pair 320


These are some cute Tom Clark gnomes that I bought one day. 11/15/12

Assignment: Make a photo of a pair of subjects today. People or inanimate objects are both fair game!, post it then Tag it with #TP373

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Grid 319


Shadows of the window grid on the stamped concrete floor of my sunroom. 11/14/12

Assignment: Twitcher or not, make a plot using the light from the window and curtains or blinds, post it then Tag it with #TP372

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Fire 318



Assignment: Make a photograph conveying the feeling or thought of being hot., post it then Tag it with #TP371

Monday, November 12, 2012

Pottery 317


We found this at an antique store and we both liked it. 11/12/12

Assignment: Focus the viewer's attention. Make a photo of a single subject with as plain a background as you can., post it then Tag it with #TP370

Basket 316


Here is one of the baskets that I own. 11/11/12

Assignment: Make a photograph featuring a natural material., post it then Tag it with #TP369