Thursday, June 10, 2021

SPSH - First Photos

I have made a start on the SPSH with a few photos of things around the house:


No. 5. The Art of the Fold:  Both these items are origami pieces my daughter had made in high school:

Tulip

The tulip has been placed in front of a photograph of my mother since the day it was made!  

The second item is a bit battered - I found it when I was going through a bag of old school work my daughter had set aside to recycle and rescued it!  I call it the calculating heart, because, she made it from a scrap of paper on which she had worked out a math problem!  

Calculating Heart

I have tucked it into the front of a framed photograph of my mother and myself.  

No. 7. What's in Bloom: This is just some of what's in bloom in my garden, this week:

Cornflowers and Gypsophila 

Cornflowers

Double Colored Roses

Yellow Roses

Pink Roses

There were other flowers, too, including zucchini flowers, but, I didn't take photos of them.  Maybe another day.  


No. 9. Something Older than You:  There's isn't much in this house (unless you count the house, itself) that is older than me!  I took a couple of pictures of two of them, but, then, realized that I had used those same items in a previous Photo Scavenger Hunt (for No. 6 Vintage)!  These are the new photos I took, but, I think I will try to find something else to photograph, because I am not sure if using the same items (even if the photos are taken anew) is allowed!

Figurine

Dictionaries

Gifted to Step-Aunt in 1944


I know the item doesn't have to be something in the house, but, I am not yet going out and about unless I have to.  I shall have to think a bit more about this prompt!

No. 11.  The Shape of Round/Circular:  These are just two of the round/circular objects I see around me:

Clock in the Family Room

Canning Jar lids


I haven't made a final selection for this prompt (or any of the others) but, I rather like the canning jar lids!  

Have you made a start on your SPSH photos?

14 comments:

  1. I don't think it matters if you've photographed an item for a previous hunt as long as you have taken new photos during the timescale for the current hunt.

    I like the one of the canning jar lids.

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    1. Thank you, Eileen; yes, I took new photos of the same objects, but, I'll see if I can find something else, too. If not, these can be my "fall back on" photos! Provided Mary-Lou says it's OK. :)

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  2. That's an interesting group of photos. I especially like the name, "Calculating Heart" that you gave one of your daughter's origami pieces.

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    1. Thank you, June. Yes, the heart has some math calculations (pre-calculus stuff, if I am not mistaken). :)

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  3. Great selection. The canning jar lids are a novel interpretation.
    Had coffee with friend this morning, then into the store. Because the government has opened things up a wee bit after weeks of restrictions, the general items were no longer cordoned off, so there was more than just the groceries to investigate. It was quite exciting but I was there to stock up on food.

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    1. Thank you, Bushlady; I like the canning jar lids. :)

      Glad you were able to have coffee with a friend and then, go to the store. Good to hear that restrictions are being slowly lifted over there. Our state is scheduled to open up fully on the 15th! I am not sure if that is a good idea or not! I will continue to wear a mask and be cautious, just in case!

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  4. Mary-Lou says OK! The SPSH is all about fun & being part of like minded folks, the "rules" are the least of anyone's concerns. I like your art of the fold ...

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    1. Thank you, Mary-Lou! :) I shall see if I can find something else that is older than me, but, if not, then, these photos will be used. :)

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  5. I always enjoy these posts. Sometimes I think what I may have chosen from the things around my house.
    The origami made by your daughter are so nice. Plus I really like the sentiment of your having kept the tulip in the place it was initially placed by your mother's photograph.
    Great name on the heart! Very clever.

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    1. Thank you, Debra. I wish you would participate, too. :)

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  6. Nice photos, Bless.
    I took some photos, and thought I'd wait until the end of the month to post them all. :)

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    1. Thank you Nil. Looking forward to seeing your photos whenever you decide to post them. :)

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