Last Mystery Picture until Next Time

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Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing. ~Christopher Fry I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man? ~Zhuangzi I’ve …

A Mystery Surprise

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The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. (Ashley Montagu) I’ve done these mystery photo games several times now. I’m always surprised by your guesses. Sometimes I’m surprised that you all come up with right guesses. Other times I’m surprised that nobody or at least very …

Are You Ready for a New Mystery Photo Game?

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It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? ~Henry David Thoreau Do you ever feel as though you might just be spinning in place and not getting anywhere? Sometimes that’s how I feel. I’m busy, busy, busy, but what am I really getting done? I have had a busy …

Who Let the Dogs Out & Mystery Picture 4

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“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” (Bernard Williams) When one mystery ends, sometimes a new one begins. And so, we have mystery photo four. Thank you all for playing and guessing on Sunday’s picture. You are definitely exercising those imaginations. Some very interesting guesses this time. A few unusual ones too like Marji’s …

A Moth to the Flame & Mystery Photo 3

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“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” Aristotle And sometimes mysterious. As those of you who have played my mystery photo games in the past, you know I sulk when the photo isn’t all that mysterious and everybody, I mean everybody, guesses exactly what the picture is that I posted when I was sure it would …

No Mystery about the Winners

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“As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.” (Carl Van Vechten) My dog, Oscar might take offense at that quote. Oscar’s a great writing companion, but cats …

Ann’s Amazing Mystery Photo Game

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I’m not sure how amazing it is, but I do hope you are having fun playing my mystery photo game. You should see me around here studying everything I see just so maybe, just maybe I can come up with a picture you don’t ALL guess. So far this round of mystery photos I’m doing fairly well. Only one person …