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I took very early retirement from teaching in '06 and did some traveling in Europe and the UK before settling down to do some private tutoring. As a voracious reader, I have many books waiting in line for me to read. Tell me I shouldn't read something, and I will. I'm a happy, optimistic person and I love to travel and through that believe that life can be a continuous learning experience. I'm looking forward to traveling more some day. I enjoy walking, cycling, water aerobics & and sports like tennis, volleyball, and fastpitch/baseball. I'm just getting into photography as a hobby and I'm enjoying learning all the bits and bobs of my digital camera. My family is everything to me and I'm delighted to be the mother of two girls and the Gramma of a boy and a girl. I may be a Gramma, but I'm at heart just a girl who wants to have fun.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Q is for QUIRKY

Welcome to Q week where Q is for queen, quick, quiet, quiescent, query, quill, and quinoa.  This week I thought I'd show you a few photos of some things that I consider to be QUIRKY.  Hope you enjoy them.
A cute ceramic frog in a cement pond in our gardens here.
A set of "horses" done up so children can pretend to ride them out on a farm.
Someone put up the "Red Baron" in the garden here.
A ceramic owl attached to a pole at a nearby park.
And one final shot - Tegan fell asleep on her back with a bone in her mouth!
With many thanks to the quintessential Denise Nesbitt, founder of ABC Wednesday, and to our most qualified administrator, Roger.  Also to the team of helpers who quickly zip around to the contributors leaving quotes of a complimentary nature.


Roger Owen Green said...

well, you ARE a bit quirky!


Reader Wil said...

Thanks for all the quirky photos. have a quirky week.
Wil, ABCW Team

Hildred said...

Amusing quirks - love the Red Baron... and of course Tegan.

photowannabe said...

Life would be so boring without the quirkiness.
Love your sweet doggie...

Melody Steenkamp said...

Lovely words Leslie, and the photo's are to, especcially the second one!

Have a nice abc-wednesday-day / - week
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

Photo Cache said...

Quirky art. Love it.


Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

You forgot to mention your quirky friend from Texas. LOL!

ellen b said...

I do enjoy quirky! Fun choices for your quirky post.

Chrissy Brand said...

Quite quirky! It's a word I overuse funnily enough. Looking forward to seeing you in July Leslie! :-)

Shooting Parrots said...

Love the photo of Tegan - that is one quelled dog!

Vonnieb said...

Nice pictures :)
especially the photo of the dog ♥

I wish you a nice day

Trubes said...

Quirky art work and Tegan looks as she's having a Quiet reflective
moment, but she ain't Quitting her grip on that bone...
Just watch her Leslie, she'll Quietly sneak it into the garden and
Quickly bury it... when you're not watching her.

love Di.
ABCW team.

Ann said...

Quirky is the only way to decorate a garden to me-love each piece.

Joy said...

Those quirky pieces would brighten up any garden. Your last photo brings a new meaning to the phrase, bone idle:)

Rajesh said...

Very interesting

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Tegan with her bone - hahahahahaha. Those horses are nifty. I'd ride one.