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TWiP: Fewer Words

I came to a decision this week about my Project 365 theme of “Words.” I had such grand plans with this theme – I envisioned myself seeking out profound commentary in street signs and found phrases. The reality was more along the lines of this: I’d come home from work with little-to-no light left, and quickly snap a shot of anything I could find around the house that had words on it.

Maybe this would have gotten better in the summer when the light was more plentiful, and I ventured out of the house and the office more, but I’ve already lost too much enthusiasm to give it a chance.

So. Starting this week, I’m going to keep my eye out for intriguing words, but if I see something else that I find more appealing, I’m going to shoot that instead. Seven days in, and I’m already much happier.

So, what is This Week in Pictures?

It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for Project 365 (the unofficial, when-I-feel-like-it theme for 2017 is “words”), plus some snapshots I posted on Instagram during the previous week.

📷 = taken with my Canon DSLR
📱 = taken with my Samsung phone

Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…



365 📱: 2017 112/365 – There are Rs of many shapes, sizes, and colors at the ol’ Rodriguez homestead. [Taken at my parents’ house.]



365 📷: 2017 113/365 – Lazy Sunday knitting, and the late afternoon sunlight creeps across the bed.



365 📷: 2017 114/365 – This is just a guess, but I’d say maybe Eamonn’s seasonal allergies have kicked in…



365 📷: 2017 115//365 – I want a background for my desktop at work that’s not so busy that it fights with the icons, but is not as boring as a solid color. So I took this very out-of-focus picture of my current knitting project, and tweaked the colors a little bit in lightroom. I think this will do nicely.



365 📷: 2017 116/365 – I thought it would be prudent to try it on this time, before I go to the trouble of knitting the entire body. The fit is perfect so far. Phew! (P.S. Hi there!)



365 📱: 2017 117/365 – I picked Aidan up early from school on my lunch hour, and took him back to work with me for the afternoon for Take Your Kid to Work Day. I loved these tulips I saw on the school grounds, so I had to stop and take their picture, of course 🙂 [Taken at Aidan’s school.]



365 📱: 2017 118/365 – Sometimes I remember just as I’m climbing into bed, that I forgot to take a 365 picture. This is not an ideal situation, but it beats remembering it the following morning when it’s too late to do anything about it 😉

Thanks for taking a peek at this week’s photos! If you want to see this stuff as it happens, please feel free to follow me on Flickr and/or Instagram.

I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!


This Week in Pictures 


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5 thoughts on “TWiP: Fewer Words

  1. Nice! Interesting! Love the yoke!

    1. Thanks! I’d better hurry up and finish it before the summer weather is here for good 😉

  2. Oh, yes! I think you nailed the pattern on that sweater! That looks just beautiful!!! 😊👍

  3. Your sweater is beautiful. You do such nice work.

    1. AW, thanks, Patty! I’m nearly finished now… I’ve never said this in May before, but I hope we have a chilly day so I can wear it 😉

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