abundant July showers bring…

(inedible) mushrooms to the backyard :)

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since my P&S camera doesn’t do macro, this is the best I could accomplish with these tiny ‘shrooms…the largest was apx. 1/4 inch across

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I think these look like Hobbit Houses

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water for the fairies

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to me, this looks like a sesame seed bun…not!

thankfully, so far, Baron the Dachshund has never been the least bit interested in our backyard fungi…I sincerely hope this remains true

the backyard is like a huge compost, there is some grass but I never rake the leaves from the huge oak tree so the mushrooms flourish in the decay.  what fascinates me is how many different types there are

happy Thursday :)

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“hang a right…

as soon as you pass that big red asteroid on your left”

one individual to another…out in

S.P.A.C.E.

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love space, know I’m never going there…not because I’m old…but because I’m not now nor will I ever be a trillionaire (so unable to buy myself aboard) and I don’t have any of the skills necessary to be included on a space mission.  so sad :(

(that is unless “they” need a research specimen)

how exciting it would be though to leave some human inspired artwork on a planet far, far away…awesome!!

the excitement of the imagining makes my heart race!

OK…so recently I’ve gone from reading post-apocalyptic science fiction to reading “out in space” science fiction…EXCITING!!!

since I’m never going “out there” I decided to create my own SPACE in which to imagine myself :)  WOOHOO!!!

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and we’re back to…

lined paper :)  The media for this blog was originally created on a Kindle…then I started doodling in old…lined…notebooks.  So today I’m feeling a little retro…so I give you

la femme du jour et teckel

(a couple of corrections being made here to the wording on the doodle)

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watch out for those needle hands and feet :)

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messing with…

“Air-Dry Clay” and dead insects.

I looked up the bug and as near as I can figure it’s some type of scarab beetle.  I found it in the backyard…as dead as a door nail.

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I do love the human proboscis…the larger and knobbier it is the better I like it.  This type of nose adds so much character to a face.  My own nose didn’t have much going for it till it was broken when I was 7.  Since then it’s had a bit more hump and been slightly off center (yes I have a deviated septum).  Of course there’s a story there but I’m thinking I may have already told it somewhere along the way :)

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been watching NCIS reruns…

Pauley Perrette aka Abby Sciuto was my inspiration for “Goth Girl”

I realized when I was editing that she didn’t have the first “tat” so I used my Corel Picture Tubes and gave her a butterfly :)

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I wasn’t looking at “Abby” when I created this…so it’s definitely an O.O.M.M.I. :)

Happy Friday!!!

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Interesting note  concerning my reluctance to incorporate Zentangles I found online into my doodles.  I received an email from Pinterest yesterday informing me that a Pinterest (that I had found on the Pinterest website) that I had pinned to my Pinterest site had been removed.  The reason…someone in the Zentangle community objected to their Zentangles being used on Pinterest.  So happy I decided to no longer use Zentangles in my doodles.

 In the email they kept reassuring me that I’d done nothing wrong.  I’ve always felt like Pinterest was a copyright catastrophe waiting to happen..

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butterfly copyrighted to Corel Paint Shop Pro v5

everything else © Out Of My Mind Images 2010-2015

if you’re only as old as you feel…

then I’m absolutely ancient :)

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without a moments hesitation, the old woman drawled,

“Don’t mess around with me mister or I’ll wack you with this here cane.”

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I still have the wooden cane the VA gave Don and believe you me I wouldn’t hesitate a second to use it to defend myself :)

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“Old age is like a plane flying through a storm.  Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.”  Golda Meir

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I love this YouTube video of an older woman hitting a Mercedes with her purse…hilarious!!!

You can hear the kids who took the video giggling in the background

:D :D :D

Old age quote found at Brainy Quotes!

Video found at YouTube!

everything else is © Out Of My Mind Images 2015