Round Robin Challenge ABC’s of Autumn

It’s been quite a while since I’ve done the Round Robin, so I wanted to get back into it. This was kind of hard, especially since I just couldn’t think of anything that started with V.

T.J., author of Photo Inclusions: Every Picture Tells a Story. I’ll let her introduce it:
Topic for October …oh that can only be one thing.
=ABC’s of Autumn=
Using the first letters of your first and last name. Here’s mine….
D is for Dazzling display of color
V is for V formation of Geese and very nice weather

I just realized I’m a few minutes early posting this, sorry guys.

It was a magic world I lived in as a boy, stepping onto the boat with Papa was always an adventure. Papa understood me and he always played along with my imagination, he went on my adventures with me. Sometimes he would sit me on his lap and let me steer the boat, with the engine roaring he would whisper in my ear that we were flying. As the wind blew through my hair I would inch my way to the front of the boat. I felt as if I was flying, I would be right up front almost feeling the wind would lift me into the sky. Looking into the water hypnotized me, and then a splash of cold water would hit me bringing me back to reality. Every time I would look at Papa he would be smiling back at me as much as I was smiling at him. When we finally did slow down and throw anchor, he would make our fishing trip magical, telling me of all the fish that lived underneath us, he said there was a magic fish and if I could catch him he would grant me three wishes. He was a gold mackerel. As Papa baited my hook, I would cast my line and sit with anticipation of catching this magic fish. Spraying lemon juice on my head for luck, we would sit and talk about things. As a flock of geese flew over our head, Papa would tell me to look, if it isn’t the Bird family of V….’s flying over, that the V stands for well our last name. He told me to really watch them, how they fly together in that v, all going in the same direction. He would say if one falls out of the v that it is harder to fly because the wind that the wings of his brother or sister goose helps him fly. He also wanted me to notice how when the lead goose gets tired they change positions. The brother and sister goose takes turns. And how the goose in the back is always honking keeping them at their speed. Funny thinking that papa was trying to teach me a lesson way back then. I’m thinking about my grandpa tonight as you can see.

Linking List
T. J. – POSTED!Photo Inclusions: Every Picture Tells A Story
Carly – POSTED!Ellipsis…Suddenly Carly
Karen – POSTEDOutpost Mavarin
Janet – POSTED!Fond Of Photography
Teena – ***Welcome New Member***It’s All About Me! POSTED!
Nancy – POSTED!Nancy Luvs Pix
Boliyou –Percolation
Danella – ***Welcome New Member***Deep Red Style POSTED!
Suzanne R – POSTED!New Suzanne R’s Life
Linda (Lou) – POSTED!Blah Blah Blog
Kerrin – POSTED!Kerrin’s Daily Photo
Gem –Journally Yours
Julie – POSTED!Julie’s Web Journal
Steven – POSTED!(sometimes) photoblog
Gina – POSTED!Gina’s Space


~ by deveil on OctoberUTCb000000amWed, 04 Oct 2006 03:28:00 +000006 19, 2007.

13 Responses to “Round Robin Challenge ABC’s of Autumn”

  1. Hi Derek 🙂

    You won’t believe this, but I was just thinking about you today! I was so pleased to see you have come back to play the challenges with us again!!! 🙂 Welcome Back!

    Very cool photo…that is a lovely autumn sky! Excellent as usual!!!

    Always, Carly 🙂

  2. HI, Lovely photo and I love the story. Autumn always reminds me of my Grandparents as this was the only time of year we saw them. (school hols/dads hols from work)

  3. Thats such an awesome picture.

  4. What a great pic!

    Mine’s up too 🙂

  5. Beautiful picture and story — very intelligently done.

  6. gorgeous!!

  7. That’s a quintessential fall photo, that V of geese. Beautiful!

  8. Great picture!

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  10. Ah, that’s a great interpretuation!

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  12. I’m late getting around..
    wow! absolutely gorgeous picture! Did you take it???

  13. Wow! I love the picture, but it’s the personal story that goes with it that clinches the deal. Well done! (Sorry it took me so long to get here – I’ve been terribly behind on everything for weeks!

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