How do you interpret the word afloat? It could be the expression on your son’s face as he jumps on the bed. Maybe it’s your daughter’s triumphant smile after tossing training wheels to master her two-wheeler. It could be a beautiful cloud formation, pollen on the breeze, or an errant birthday party balloon making its escape into the sky. (For more Information, go here!)
Well, it only took me three days to decide on a photo to use for this week’s Photo Challenge … AFLOAT. And in the end, I decided to not decide and go with my top two choices. Really, did you think I was going to go with the dead leaves floating in a rain puddle? (And we’ve had more than our share of rain in the past week … and hail … and tornados!)
To walk past this supposed 400-pound life-sized sculpture of Lucille Ball that stands in her home town of Celoron, NY. without being terrified and running away from what appears to be a zombie or alien invader? Well, after standing in the town for over five years the town residents are up in arms to have the grotesque work taken to the town dump. Even the sculptor of the work has admitted that it isn’t really his finest effort and has offered a free face lift. So, what’s your opinion. Personally, I feel it is almost as bad as Lucy’s performance in the 1973 movie version of the musical Mame that bombed at the box office.
Due to the overflow of old toys she refuses to throw away, I had to build my faithful companion a new toy box. Now if I can only get her to pick up all the toys see scatters on the floor looking for the one she wants to play with.
Oh, by the way, due to the chill this morning she decided to sleep-in.
THE GRAPE HYACINTHS RETURNED!
That was the good news … the bad news was I discovered these noxious weeds were popping up through the still dormant zoysia turf.
Time to start blasting those weeds all over again! Oh, the robins are back, only their red breasts are a bit blue due to last night’s extreme return to winter temperatures.