Friday, 30 May 2014

Photo Challenge - May

They say April showers bring May flowers but around here it just brought more showers. We've had more than enough rain. So much so it prevented me from getting out onto the golf course. I did get out though to snap some shots for this month's photo challenge from P.J. His theme this month was "fun". And so I had a little fun with the following pictures...


It was a rainy day and the playground was abandoned but I know on sunnier days little ones have fun on this apparatus.


It looks a little worse for wear but there was a time kids had fun playing tennis here.


Speaking of kids, what's more appealing than a cereal "fun pack". For an old guy with diabetes I avoided these.


We use this little guy for chemical pucks to chlorinate our pool. What's more fun than a pool? Or a plastic duck with sunglasses?



This creature sits in a corner on our deck. What can be more Canadian then a moose flower pot?

That's the collection for May. Click the link above to P.J.'s blog and see the pix of other participants this month.

24 comments:

Lisa said...

Those last two shots really made me smile! Love the moose flower pot; although it would look a bit out of place in middle Missouri!

nonamedufus said...

Those last 2 shots were in my backyard. Funny (no pun intended re: the prompt) how the coolest pics are closest to home.

izzy said...

Love the fun pack photo! haven't seen these before!

Mike Davis said...

I love the moose flower pot particularly.

nonamedufus said...

I may be wrong but I think we bought that moose in Maine. The such we got at Wal-Mart I think.

nonamedufus said...

It screamed out to me when I was shopping last week. But I resisted.

nonamedufus said...

Thanks, I think it's so cool.

nonamedufus said...

As soon as we buy the flowers.

GeoKs said...

What a great mix of fun colours in your photos this month. And that puck duck...must get one for our hot tub. It would prompt a smile every time I lift the lid! The moose is also great, but I think an elk would be more suitable to our part of Canada!

Katherine Murray said...

Ha ha ha you have a duck photo too!!! YEAAAA!!!!!!!! I think I see myself underneath trying to kiss it!

This line "For an old guy with diabetes I avoided these." made me laugh out loud. We were never allowed to eat sweet cereal stuff, but on trips Mom would allow us to eat those. The boxes were perforated so you could cut them open like flaps, open the bag and pour cereal IN the actual container. I wonder if they still do that!

nonamedufus said...

I remember those, Katherine. I haven't eaten cereal in some time so I don't know if they're still around.

nonamedufus said...

Glad you enjoyed the duck and moose as much as we do. Around here it's a sure sign if spring when we get them out.

Paula Larew Wooters said...

Glad to see you've got your priorities straight with the duck and moose.

Paula Larew Wooters said...

Like Katherine, we got those little boxes only when we were camping. They were SO cool! And clean-up was a breeze!

nonamedufus said...

The duck, the moose, a Corona. Could life get much better.

nonamedufus said...

Weren't they leaky?

Paula Larew Wooters said...

What's amazing is, they didn't leak! I'll have to get some for my camping trip in August! (Yes, I'll be up your way again!)

mike said...

At first I read, "What can be more Canadian than pot?" That said, that Moose is kinda trippy. Nice batch of photos, Dufus. Also, cool duck!

Paul Myers said...

I've read two blog posts for this theme and already I'm sensing "Ducks" can be a lot of fun.

I like how you composed the playground shot. The red steps lead you into the scene nicely.

nonamedufus said...

I'm glad you liked it. I was't entirely happy with my playground shots but that was the best of the lot.

nonamedufus said...

What can be more Canadian than pot? I like how your mind (or your eyes) work.

nonamedufus said...

You're more than welcome! Although we'll be at a different address. Let's keep in touch the sooner it gets.

Paula Larew Wooters said...

What? You're moving away from the pool and the rubber ducky and the moose? I think we have to get Nicky on board for a visit, too! Or maybe we should just go visit her!

nonamedufus said...

The more the merrier. We're losing a pool but we're gaining a hot tub. We'll be taking the ducky and the moose though.

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