Sunday, August 21, 2011

Mag 79

unidentified photo, found in a Missouri antique shop

50 comments:

  1. I loved the picture....had me thinking of my mom and dad

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  2. Lovely, lovely image. Sent be back...

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  3. wipe that smirk off your face

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  4. Wow... so late with the last and early with this. ;)

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  5. Hilarious image and so memory laden! Thanks Tess!

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  6. Fasten your seat belts....oh, right! They didn't have them back then!

    Post word: unbelti :)

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  7. Oh, my...this one, even more so than last week, made me think, think, think. I have the post, but it will go up at midnight tonight, as I am still tinkering with it. Good one!

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  8. Tess~ I love this photo... thanks for giving us a head start. I missed participating last week b/c I was on vacation.

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  9. Tess, thank you for this photo. Its wonderful.

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  10. Of course, like many people, I immediately recognized this trio was the famous Blodgetts of Sedalia, Missouri. My account of their life is now posted. I hope I got all of the facts correct.

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  11. Thanks for the pic! I hope you make the connection with my poem and the piece. I hope it doesn;t seem too disconnected.

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  12. Insomnia has its merits... Lets me be here early!

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  13. Its a miracle....i am here early!!!....or should i say "are we there yet?" Thanks for another wonderful prompt Tess!! Hope everyone has an awesome week! :-)

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  14. This one took me back, Tess. Thanks for the memories :)

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  15. How times have changed since the "old days", the so called "Happy Days". You have a fantastic site here, Tess!

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  16. It's been a very long time since I participated in Magpie, but this photo spoke to me in perhaps an overly sentimental way.

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  17. Thanks, Tess, this one brought back memories of old letters to me.

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  18. My apologies for the second link. It's up now, and what a prompt this was!

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  19. A stroll down memory lane for many, I'm sure.

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  20. Took a bit to settle in, given all the memories
    that came up! fun though thanks-

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  21. Love that photograph! I happenef to have one that fits it! Hope you all enjoy...it was one of my first writes where I attempted imagery without rhyme.

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  22. A fun prompt that takes me back to Wasaga Beach; but I'll make this Missouri! Sun Sand Surf! Bring your bathing suits!

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  23. my very simple post is up... thank you again for this...

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  24. Oops...I'm out of sync, but better late than never. Let's see if I can catch up!!

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  25. I'm in a country mood this week.

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  26. Great prompt Tess
    Gr8ful to have some time to do a Magpie or 2
    hugs for all you do

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  27. A toughie for me this week but eventually got there!

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  28. I went abstract and reverse-the-theme with this one. Thanks for hosting this. =)

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  29. It's nice to join Magpie again. Haven't been here in a while. Thanks for the prompt.

    Myrna
    (Daily Spirit)

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  30. I've heard a lot about this place, but it's the first time that I've posted something out here. I'm no good with poems, but I wanted to write a short story - fiction - based on the picture and the caption accompanying it at the bottom. I hope that's fine...?

    Cheers,
    Joy...

    Arnab Majumdar on ScribbleFest.com

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  31. i love what you find in antique stores

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  32. Beautiful photo Tess, a great prompt, thankyou:)

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  33. I've tried something longer this time, I hope went well with the picture. Nice prompt for this week Tess. :)

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  34. Loved the old time photo, reminded me of some I have of my parents when they were young! Shared an older poem about summers of my youth that I added the photo to, I thought they worked well together. Thanks for a great photo prompt!!

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  35. As is frequently the case of late, this image found me in melancholy's embrace...

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  36. I´m up again, a sad story this time.

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  37. My Poetry Wednesday post is up with a poem.

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  38. Better late than never. Mine's up!

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  39. Maybe I'm the last, but had to put in my two cents worth.

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  40. My creativity took a bend in the road this week.
    I made you a billboard! It won't take long to drive over to see it.
    Are We There Yet?

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  41. This is a great photo and I am trying to squeeze time in to write a poem. Busy getting kids off to school... I won't let myself read anyone's take on this as I don't want to "copy" it. It is hard to wait... so I better get going! :) Thanks for hosting this challenge.

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  42. We left Missouri in '51 for Roswell, New Mexico. And took the family dog and the Brownie camera. The people in this picture look very familiar.

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  43. Im back ! And im really hoping for some encouragement :) Thankyou.

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  44. it took a few days for me to come up with something 'cause i started reading everyone else's first. some really great takes on the prompt this week!

    dani ♥

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  45. I thought of going away to college.

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  46. OH! This one took me way back to my childhood!

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