Tuesday, September 13, 2011

a hodge podge.


a wordless toothless wednesday!  she is one cute boo bear!


light is this week's earth wonders challenge.  while exploring at the tulsa garden center today with the kids i searched out my interpretation of light.  this is what i came up with.
the sunshine reflecting off the soothing sounds of water cascading down a rock waterfall. 
{it's supposed to be out of focus, hee hee}



and here's the best kind of light.  
this rather large display {lifesize!} is at our aunt and uncle's house. as a child, i would stand and stare at this image for a long while digesting every detail. 

“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”  John 8:12





EARTH WONDERS by anaeugenio

and lastly on this hodge podge of a wednesday...i'm calling you for help with a homeschool project. 

got rocks? 

we are studying rocks and thought it would be sweet if we could collect some from across the US of A.  but how?  that's where you come in!

do you have any rocks native to your state? or just plain 'ol cool ones?  we're looking for rocks smaller than an egg.  {especially looking for a piece of pumice.}

if you can help us out, the kids would be thrilled and you'd be a part of our project. 

just let me know!

thanks, y'all are the best!

mountain mama.

19 comments:

  1. oh, that little toothless girl! :)

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  2. So glad I took the time to stop by tonight, I would love to be part of this great project. We have some unique rocks native to "my back yard". 8-) We call them "potrocks". Legend says the Indians would bust them apart & mix contents with saliva and use them for face paint. Please e-mail me and I will get the particulars. Have a great week.

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  3. I love that toothless grin photo! We have a lot of granite and shale here. I'll see if I come across anything good and small and let you know.

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  4. Cutie... with or without teeth!

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  5. What a cutie you have there! I love your light photo! I think it simply beautiful, & brilliant!

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  6. your daughter looks adorable :) the light shot is pretty interesting, looks a little like an abstract piece of art. love the details of light and shadows in it. thank you for submiting it to 'Earth Wonders' :) xo

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  7. Sweet toothless smile! And beautiful captures of light. I'll have to check around for some interesting rocks. The children have been finding some in the dirt pile, but I'm not sure how interesting these ones are...

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  8. Great photos - toothless wonderment, artful sunlight in the water, and the Best Light is the stained glass and the One behind it!
    Congrats on being among the chosen few in Ana's PINK challenge, too!
    XoXoXo
    Joy

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  9. I forgot to mention the rocks! We have lots of geodes here in Indiana. They are also known by a not so nice name. These sound like these could be Karen's "potrocks," or close to them. You crack them open and the inside is so beautiful with a hollow center that could be used as a pot or bowl. I'll have to see if we have any small ones around.
    Xo
    Joy

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  10. Love your light photo that you submitted for Earth Wonders! Your toothless daughter is quite the cutie! I'll keep my eye out for rocks, my son has a knack for trying to eat them.

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  11. Love how cute that l'il gal of yours, it's SO cute when they lose teeth, all those toothless smiles. :)
    We have cool rocks... I guess. They are harder than any I have ever seen. Beleive me. We also have a rock called agate, but we can't seem to find any of it, even though it's blue. It's so pretty, though.

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  12. Hi, I'll ask my rock loving Hubs,about Pa. rocks and send one your way. let me know where to mail it!

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  13. Boo Bear looks adorable without her front teeth! I've got lots of rocks...I live near a dry river bed and there's a ton...but they are pretty ordinary...don't know much about them...I use them all over my yard...e-mail your address and I'll send you some if you like!

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  14. I assumed the stained glass was in a church...beautiful. Love your toothless sweetie...so cute! As for rocks, we aren't rocky here. When you need black dirt, I've got that!

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  15. what a cute photo of your daughter...love the missing teeth grin!!

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  16. The toothless sweetie...so precious!

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  17. ♥ john 8:12

    as for ur toothless child! she's sooo adorable...sniff sniff...they grow up i have to remind myself!

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  18. I am loving that toothless beauty. That is such a sweet photo. I'm more than happy to send along a rock or two from the coast in Rhode Island {where we vacation}. We're always picking up rocks that I keep for crafts and things!

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  19. I have the largest Oklahoma native rock called rose rock. It was given to me by my grandmother Josephine. I have had it for 51-52 years. It is a great rock to study for it does look like a rose and has a pretty sandy pink color. You are certainly welcome to look at my collection. Also I have a rock that was a piece of wook at one time. A metamorphic rock. This reminds me of the scripture in Romans 12:2 Dont be conformed to this world, but be transformed (metamorphied) by the word of God, that you may prove what is the good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

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