ODDBALLS IN THE LATE AUTUMN

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: 2016 Week 44


I really am having trouble figuring out what’s an oddball and what’s art. I’m beginning to doubt there’s a difference. One person’s oddball is someone else’s artwork. So, given that I’m confused but always game for a challenge …

Ambrotype Chrysthemums

Ambrotype chrysanthemums

A back street in town.

A back street in town.

Symphony Hall near Christmas

Symphony Hall near Christmas

Looking into the woods from the open teepee door.

Looking into the woods from the open teepee door.

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19 thoughts on “ODDBALLS IN THE LATE AUTUMN

  1. I read the teepee last year some time and enjoyed it very much. There were parts that really amused me – think I wrote you a mail about it afterwards but old ladies forget stuff so quickly. Like your photos. I am not always sure what exactly qualifies an Oddball. Something strange, something different or just something you do not know what to do with. Anyhow I like the challenge, gives me a run for my humour.

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    • I’m pretty sure odd is whatever you think it is. I’ve given up trying to figure it out. I now include anything that doesn’t seem to be something else.

      I have hundreds of pictures of my teepee from sanding the poles, to its first day as a teepee, to it’s final days. It’s gone two years. I’m glad I took so many pictures. I even took some video of it. A teepee is really just sticks and canvas. It has a lifespan of 5 to 7 years, less usually, if you leave it up year round as I did. Mine lasted seven years. I fought to keep it alive, but finally, nature took it’s course. It was no longer usable for people, though many creatures, including the local bobcat, though it made a pretty nice house 🙂

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