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Monday, May 1, 2017

Man, It's May!

May 1 - Well last month I was consumed with the A to Z Challenge and except for 4 letters, I finished.

 I may still go back and add those missing letters.  They were: Q - I was going to use "Quit Playing Games With My Heart" by the Backstreet Boys; S - I was going to use Sade; V - I was going to use Van Halen; W - Who else but the Who?  I have most of the pictures but I did not get the scrapbook pages made and since my theme was scrapbooking the concerts we've seen, I didn't think that just adding the pictures was right.  I have started my "Reflection Post" for next Monday and then it will be time to think of the theme for next year!

But, I have also been keeping up with my 365 pictures and here are a few of my favorites that I took during last month, in no particular order:

#103

My husband helped me get a picture of the full moon.  The times I tried to get it, there were too many clouds because it was raining during those couple of days. 

I Googled Rod Stewart for some information and I was excited to see that MY blog posts on him were #'s 2 and 3, following his official site!  I'm not sure that means much to anyone but I found it kinda cool - so I took a picture of the computer screen.  The same thing happened when I Googled Tina Turner. 

#117

We went into San Francisco for dinner one night and we saw the Bay Bridge with its flashing lights.  I love the way it looks on this rainy night.

#97

Shopping at Safeway I came across this shelf full of flavored waters.  They look so pretty with their different fresh fruits in the bottles.  All different flavors.  I haven't tried them yet, they just looked pretty.

#109

Also while shopping I found this new treat!  They have a couple of different flavors but the Cinnamon Churro sounded the best.  It was QUITE tasty I must say!  There were not that many calories in it either, even though there is sugar.  Four marshmallows for 80 calories.  I usually only ate two at a time because I am not used to eating too much sugar anymore and that was just enough.

#108


We went to our first baseball game of the season and it was a great one!  Our Giant's haven't been doing too well but they won in dramatic fashion in extra innings that night.  I got my exercise in by walking around the stadium since we got there early, in addition to walking to the train station and back.  Of course, I did have to have peanuts while we were there, but I stayed away from the garlic fries.
#116

When I am doing my scrapbooking and listening to music I turn the iTunes visualizer on and every once in a while I catch a shot of the fascinating scenes.  Maybe that's why it takes me so long to make my pages - looking at the computer screen instead of crafting?


#119

Have to include my May selfie.  This is me in my scrap room.  It is my happy face in my happy place. 

#112
Some of the pictures were of my A to Z layouts so I'm not including those here since I know you've been following me and have seen them :)

So, how about you?  Survive the A to Z?  Taken any interesting pictures this month?  Love to hear about them.


4 comments:

  1. I take very few pictures myself, but I enjoyed browsing yours with you. You really should go back and add those four posts as you complete each in your scrapbook. Then you will also have a virtual scrapbook here!
    Life & Faith in Caneyhead

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    1. Yes, Barbara, I agree. I am going to make the pages anyway because that's what I do so why not put them here? Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. You can always do the last four letters at your leisure...

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    1. Yep, that's what I'm gonna do. It will keep the A to Z alive - Maybe during the Road Trip? Are we doing that again this year?

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