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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Doug's topiary garden

Photographer: dogtrombone Title: Doug's topiary garden
Doug's topiary garden was his pride and joy. I've used the tree, the telephone and the small green plant from the hand shot. Plus, for those who've been paying attention, you might see some familiar friends from weeks gone by. I've used additional images from my own stock library. All done in Photoshop, except for Doug, the running kite boy, and 2 pigeons done in Poser.
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Quote by~Rod Schmidt
"I planted some bird seed.A bird came up.Now i don't know
what to feed it.'

Sherlock Holmes never said "Elementary, my dear Watson."
Armered knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.
The "huddle" in football was formed due a deaf football player who used sign language to communicate and his team didn't want the opposition to see the signals he used and in turn huddled around him.
Goethe couldn't stand a barking dogs and could only write if he
had an apple rotting in the drawer of his desk.
"It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye" is from Ancient Rome. The only rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye gouging." Everything else was allowed, but the only way to be disqualified is to poke someone's eye out.

How to fix a lock that sticks
Graphite powder comes in a small squeeze tube. Simply uncap the tube, place the tip of the tube in the keyhole, tip the tube up slightly and give a couple of squeezes to blow the powder into the lock. Now insert your key repeatedly and turn the lock repeatedly to work the powder into the lock. You should also lubricate the bolt by squeezing graphite into the cracks around the bolt or latch on the edge of the door.

1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 package (1 ounce) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1 can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1/2 cup Original Bisquick® mix
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese (3 ounces) Old El Paso® salsa (any variety) Sour cream, if desired

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 9-inch pie plate. Cook ground beef and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in seasoning mix (dry). Spoon into pie plate; top with chilies. 2. Stir milk, eggs and Bisquick mix until blended. Pour into pie plate. 3. Bake about 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer Pile slices shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions and sour cream.

Stay Crafty !
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing !

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think the topiary garden looks quite artistic, very unusual. Thank you for the links Ginger. best wishes Julie.C