#212 Green-Blue

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I prefer civilisation to nature, hence the true focus of the photo is the car in the background. Now go on, throw stones at me.

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The Affection of Sweepers and Cleaners

Pebbles and polish
Pebbles and polish

I attract street sweepers and building cleaners. I wonder if it’s because I’m clean and neat or because I’m dirty and disordered. (My mirror says it’s the former. Hopefully.) I love that they love me but they scare me. Consider this.

The other day I was literally crawling in the street, busied with taking macro photos of cobblestones and minding my own business. Suddenly a voice behind my back said: “Whatyaupta?” I got a fright and dropped my camera on the cobble. “I’ll see when I see it,” I said tentatively in a tiny shivering voice. It was just a street sweeper. He smiled at me and said: “Ughuh.” (I think he meant “I see.”) His two front teeth were missing.

The next day I walked in a lift in a public building. There was someone inside already but all I saw was a vague silhouette because I don’t stare at people. The door shut. Suddenly my hand was firmly grabbed and there was a loud scream: “Aaww, what a cute colour!” I would have collapsed but I couldn’t because I was held. It was just a cleaning woman who really liked my nails. Still, I could hardly stir when she took the lift to the cellar, where she exited.

Something is fundamentally wrong. Is it me or is it the cleaning people? What’s your experience?

#211 Irresistible

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I can never resist a bench. In fact I may have started collecting photos of these.

Nigh(t)mare

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My most horrible nightmare is obligatory physical education. I was living it and I emerged scathed for a lifetime.

In response to the WordPress Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams.

Happiness

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

–Henry Miller

#210 Pinkberry

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For lack of a botanical name, I shall call these pinkberries.

#209 Cone

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The cone discovered in the garden fascinated me. Especially because I found it under an apple tree.

Stray Hair Strand

Your last warning.

Get in the line

and no one gets cu-

-t.

On a Walk

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Yesterday hubby and me went for a walk. This is unique in itself because it only happens once in four years or so. Like the Olympics.

When a group of random teenagers passing by respectfully wished us a good day, hubby sadly observed that we must have  grown old. I was delighted, though, that kids finally stopped yelling obscenities at me and started to treat me as the little old lady that I am to them.

Here’s to teenagers, to whom you’re either dead or a zombie when you’re over thirty.

In response to FireBonnet’s Random Moments of Delight challenge #8.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

The same spot, different seasons.

In response to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes.