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POTN G-Series Speed Challenge #613 :Thankful

 
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Nov 23, 2016 00:39 |  #1

Sorry for my delay..... Now for the judging. Let me start with saying none of the entries were anything I expected to see this week so good for you all. I was a teensy disappointed not to see at least a couple of entries of your Thanksgiving feasts......

Sibil: That is the funniest pumpkin decorating I have seen this season..... the subject not so funny but nice way to combine the two.
Trumper: Your weather looks better than our dreary skies & chilly, windy days. I like the details on the phone.
Jim: Brrrr, just thinking about how cold Chicago gets but I bet it adds to the Christmas feeling. As for the crowds, no thanks..I stayed hunkered down here through the madness of the weekend.
Carlo: Now you are preying on my weakness-wildlife! I was just looking at doing a winter photo shoot in Yellowstone for 4 days but not sure I could overcome the shivering to take a decent photo. Wildlife is my favorite subject to photograph & that includes my crazy grandkids.

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1-Jim Askew
2- Sibil
3-Trumper


POTN G-series Speed Challenge #613 - Thankful/Thanksgiving

Description of this week topic:
It's that time of year; turkeys, celebrations, family, friends,vacation getaways..... Show me what is making this year special for you to give thanks or post something from your Thanksgiving celebration. EDIT: Not looking for anything special in the way of PP but looking for photos that make me feel good.... or hungry.:-P
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Nov 23, 2016 15:58 |  #2

Thankful for employment

IMAGE: http://i562.photobucket.com/albums/ss67/Mirook/IMG_7525Thankful.jpg



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Nov 27, 2016 12:38 |  #3

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We don't have thanksgiving in the UK but just happy to have a long walk,nice weather :)


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Nov 27, 2016 19:45 |  #4

Thankful for a Fun Kris Kringle Fair on a Cold Chicago Day
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Nov 27, 2016 19:55 |  #5

...For All the Wonders of Nature & the People Who Preserve Them

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Nov 28, 2016 11:44 |  #6

Thanks to all for entering.... I will have the results up later today (babysitting sick grandchildren today..... waiting for nap time to post :-)).


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Nov 29, 2016 17:16 |  #7

Winners are posted.


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Nov 29, 2016 17:58 |  #8

Maureen, that's Trumper's entry. I have hand problem right now so can't hold camera, have to type with one finger, one hand. Back on POTN and entering next year - I HOPE! :-(




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Nov 29, 2016 18:03 |  #9

Congrats Jim and Trumper.
As for my shot, I was being a bit of a clown. But truthfully, I am always grateful for being employed; having gone through spells of unemployment, in the past.




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Nov 29, 2016 18:04 |  #10

teekay wrote in post #18198475 (external link)
Maureen, that's Trumper's entry. I have hand problem right now so can't hold camera, have to type with one finger, one hand. Back on POTN and entering next year - I HOPE! :-(

Wishing you a very fast recovery.




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Nov 29, 2016 19:33 |  #11

Congratulations to Trumper and Sibil; and thanks for the 1st Place nod, Mo.

I held off on posting our Thanksgiving feast photo as I was sure someone else would do so :-)

The wife and I were in Chicago last week for a family Thanksgiving...we had a grand time but it was ever so cold! We went to the Kris Kringle Fair on Friday and nearly froze. We stood in line for 30 minutes to get into the food tent for a warm glass of Gl├╝hwein! It was worth the wait :-)

I'll have a new contest up shortly...perhaps we can get a few more folks to enter this week? :-)


Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
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Nov 29, 2016 20:03 |  #12

New challenge is up! Everyone should have a photo that will match to this challenge :-)


Jim -- I keep the G5X in the Glove Box just in case!
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Nov 29, 2016 22:56 as a reply to teekay's post |  #13

So sorry..... Trumper is who I meant. Thanks for the correction.


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Nov 29, 2016 23:00 |  #14

Teekay, hope your hand issue resolves quickly!!!!! I have been having a terrible time with my low back for a week now....yesterday I thought it was finally doing better but today it reminded me that it was only a fleeting moment.


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Nov 30, 2016 04:25 |  #15

:-) Well done all.In the UK we don't have Thanks giving,until a couiple of years ago we didn't have Black Friday either.I just went literally with a theme of being Thankful :).




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