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Thursday, April 30, 2009

sand bottle art - Andrew Clemens

Enjoy these sand-sational sand bottle art created by the late Andrew Clemens.

Andrew Clemens was born in Dubuque,Iowa, but sources differ on his year of birth, at least one source asserted his date of birth as January 25, 1852; other sources cited 1857 as his year of birth.
Clemens later lived in the McGregor, Iowa area and at a young age he was stricken with illness and rendered deaf.
At the age of 13 Clemens was entered into the State School for the Deaf and Dumb in Council Bluffs, Iowa.




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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Dave Barstow - smoke art

Check out these awesome smoke art photos by Dave Barstow. Most people would find them beautiful but they spook me. The images look kinda paranormal.











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Tag. I'm it!

This is a two parter.

Keeping it Real
Here are the rules:
  • Take a picture of yourself right now
  • No primping or preening, just snap the picture
  • Load the picture on to your blog
  • Tag some people to play
  • NO CHEATING!
Be warned! Don't blame me if I appear in your nightmares.


This is a picture of my reflection in the mirror.

Here's the second part which is less scary!!
8 is Enough!

8 Things I am Looking Forward To
1. My boys growing up
2. "Me" time - when the boys are in school
3. My 'online' time
4. Travel the world when hubby retires
5. Bedtime - I'm soooo sleep deprived
6. Weekends
7. School holidays - that's when we go for short vacations
8. Our self-drive holiday in New Zealand as soon as we save enough money

8 Things I Did Yesterday
1. Visited my brother-in-law in the hospital
2. Watched "Prison Break"
3. Vaccumed the study
4. Published the post on "Toothpick Structures"
5. Helped my boys with their homework
6. Left comments on about 15 blogs
7. Watched a DVD movie - "Inkheart" with the kids
8. Plucked a few strands of grey hair from my head

8 Things I Wish I Could Do
1. Drive a car
2. Sing like Susan Boyle
3. Write like some of you
4. Cook better
5. Speak French
6. Turn back the clock
7. Go round the world - so far I've only been to 12 countries
8. Didn't have to do housekeeping chores

8 Shows I Watch
1. Prison Break - I'm a really, really big fan of the series
2. Desperate Housewives
3. SpongeBob Squarepants
4. NCIS
5. Bones
6. Criminal Minds
7. Carpoolers
8. Til Death - starring Brad Garrett

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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Moving water

I totally heart animated pictures and these are from my collection to share.
Enjoy!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Scott Wade, the dust artist

If you are a clean freak, then these pictures may not be appealing to you. Perhaps Scott Wade could change the way you perceive dust. One thing for sure, Scott would have a hard time finding a car with that much dust in rainy Malaysia.
I'm allergic to dust and I feel a sneeze coming. Ar .... ar.... choo!











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Monday, April 20, 2009

Chef Omar Addihaoui

Chef Omar Addihaoui is famous for his magnificent mind-boggling cakes that he creates for royalty in Kuwait, Dubai, Saudi, Cairo, and other cities throughout the region.













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