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The IKEA Effect or Why You Love Your Kid and I Love My Vest and My Rabbit

It is entirely possible that we do not give our children the best of everything because we love them, but rather we love them because we gave them everything.

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ONE (OR MORE) PERFECT FUNGI/MUSHROOM – 24 HOUR PHOTO CONTEST

DEADLINE POSTPONED TIL THE END OF SANDY (AKA FRANKENCANE OR FRANKENSTORM)....NEW DEADLINE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON....BE SAFE EVERYBODY! The summer drought here in New England left little hope of producing the bouquet of wild mushrooms that typically add interest to the forest floor once the leaves take to releasing their grip on deciduous branches. And… Continue reading ONE (OR MORE) PERFECT FUNGI/MUSHROOM – 24 HOUR PHOTO CONTEST

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AND THE WINNER IS – One Perfect Bugs Me Bug 24 Hour Photo Contest (c)

Thank you photographers and voters for sharing your passion and your talent.  And the BUG  WINNER  is NISSI CAMPBELL - Bad 4, green bug and eggs found on a corn leaf in Boxford MA. Nissi is a very talented amateur photographer and recent HS graduate from Mississippi.  She had two photos in the semi finals: Bad… Continue reading AND THE WINNER IS – One Perfect Bugs Me Bug 24 Hour Photo Contest (c)

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SEMI FINAL VOTING ENDS TODAY- One Perfect Bugs Me Bug 24-Hour Photo Contest (c)

Has unearthing all these bugs started to make you itchy? Did you find them in the most unlikely places (i.e.:  a supposedly clean bedroom YIKES!)? It’s time to control the swarm. CATEGORY VOTING BUG CATEGORY SEMI FINAL VOTING July 13-16. There are four bug categories:  BAD (8 entries), GOOD (7 entries), PRETTY (10 entries), and… Continue reading SEMI FINAL VOTING ENDS TODAY- One Perfect Bugs Me Bug 24-Hour Photo Contest (c)

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WHAT BUGS YOU – One Perfect Bug – JULY 9 DEADLINE 24-Hour Photo Contest (c) Holiday Edition

"We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.”  Bill Vaughn I want to be nice to all living creatures and see in each the miracle of nature, but some seem so much less worthy than others. And that bugs… Continue reading WHAT BUGS YOU – One Perfect Bug – JULY 9 DEADLINE 24-Hour Photo Contest (c) Holiday Edition

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THE VOTES ARE IN- One Perfectly Pretty Flower-24Hour Photo Contest (c)

Ahh, what a garden of delight we have here with our entries!  Thank you everyone for your contribution to the bouquet of beauty. CONGRATULATION NISSI CAMPBELL (PHOTO #2) FOR WINNING THIS PHOTO CHALLENGE. And now the list of all our fabulous contributors... Flower #1 (Cacao Flower) by Lori Weeks Swift;  Flower #2 (Winner poppy) Nissi Campbell; Flower… Continue reading THE VOTES ARE IN- One Perfectly Pretty Flower-24Hour Photo Contest (c)

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One Perfectly Pretty Flower – 24-Hour Photo Contest(c)

“I hate flowers -- I paint them because they’re cheaper than models and they don’t move.” GEORGIA O'KEEFFE, New York Herald Tribune, Apr. 18, 1954 found on BrainyQuote.com * Each flower by its very nature is beautiful, but is yours the Beautiful-est of ALL. That’s the challenge…. Make us swoon for your bloom, people, and I’ll forgive the pollen,… Continue reading One Perfectly Pretty Flower – 24-Hour Photo Contest(c)

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WINNER for One Perfectly Frigid Piece of Ice 24-Hour Photo Contest(c)

"In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed." Ralph Waldo Emerson Say Brrrr as I present the Entries in the One Perfectly Frigid Piece of Ice 24-hour Photo Contest (c)