Sunday, April 17, 2011

Scavenger Hunt Sunday - April 10-16

Tough week, photography wise.  We're on our staycation, we have company, and several kids came to hang out just for fun. This week is the Thai New Year. It's also the most fun time of the year for the Thai people. Songkran Festival is the three-day water festival in which the whole country celebrates with water fights. It is so awesome! Here's a youtube video which explains this festival very well - traditionally and what it is now.

I took plenty of pictures during the festival but only one really fits the SHS items this week. I did try my best to use very recent archives.

1. Time (If only I had...)
If only I had the time (and money), I'll fly to visit my parents once a year. Thank God for Skype!
[archive from a month ago]

2. Poem/Poetry
"Ricky rabbit
Flew his rocket
Right up to the moon.
But he forgot
His red carrot
And so, he came back soon."
[archive from 2 months ago] My boys borrowed our neighbor's rabbit.

3. Outside
Boy (and men) can just do their business outside. Girls can't. :)
[archive from 2 months ago]

4. Zoom
A tricycle zooming by us on the highway.
[archive from last week's trip up north]

5. Isolation
My only non-archive photo this week. This boy is isolated from his family and friends and all the fun stuff that boys like to do for 3-4 weeks in the summer time to become a novice monk. 

Click on the photo below for more SHS items from our photographers.

Next week's items:
1. Reflection
2. Guess What This Is..
3. What's Inside
4. Play Time
5. Lawn & Garden


Cedar said...

Lovely photos! Such vibrant colors and great images!

Cecily R said...

Love the colors and motion in Zoom. VERY cool!!

Buckeroomama said...

I LOVE your novice monk shot!

That tuk-tuk (that's what's it called, right?) is so colorful! I never had the chance to try it the few times I'd visited Thailand. :) They kind of remind me of the jeepneys in the Philippines. =)

R Montalban said...

That is a lovely last shot of the monk

leavesnbloom said...

I love that zoom shot and the colours of the vehicle. Great capture of that monk aswell.


Nicole said...

Your poem/poetry is beautiful. The capture shows the sensitive side of the little boys and the photography is fantastic. The zoom capture is fantastic!

Brooke said...

I love your photos! They are so tropical and vibrant. I love the last one - such an incredible expression captured.

Kindred Spirit said...

Wow, how can I pick a favorite!? I love your time, and eeek at the bunny :D I also LOVE the feel of your isolation & zoom shots!!

julie said...

GREAT zoom shot & I love the feeling of the last one! :)

Ashley Sisk said...

These are all so great but I absolutely love your isolation shot.

Kimberly from "bugaboo" said...

These are wonderful captures! Love the colors and vibrance. I especially like your isolation shot.

I host a weekly snapshot linky, if you're interested!

bugaboo, mini, mr & me

Jackie said...

Beautiful photos!

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