vrijdag 29 februari 2008


A sweet little celebration - have you got cakes? (Course you have cakes!)

No cake here today, so I have to cheat. The pictures show a piece of my birthdaycake (home-made applepie) and little cakes.

donderdag 28 februari 2008


A reaction to something unexpected, have you had any suprises of late?

This picture is taken in early Januari 2008 when my youngest son played korfball with spome of his schoolmates. Much to their surprise they reached the finals and eventually become 2nd.
Boy, they where so happy! They jumped in the air (as you can see).

woensdag 27 februari 2008


A tall narrow construction, either free standing or forming a part of a building. Find a 'tower' in your space today.

No towers today, but did find this photo, taken in august during our vacation in Amsterdam.

dinsdag 26 februari 2008


Mold, yeast, mushrooms, toadstools. Show us 'fungus' in your space!

I'm back. Missed a week or so......

But here's my fungus..............

dinsdag 19 februari 2008


A feeling of comfort, warmth and relaxation. Find 'cosy' in your space today.

Boy, does she love it, lying in the sunshine.....

maandag 18 februari 2008


A hollow place in a solid body or surface. Find a hole in your space today!!!

Our little nesting-box. Now it's empty, but who knows, maybe in spring.......

zaterdag 16 februari 2008


Charity, compassion, friendship, and sympathy without prejudice for its own sake. Show us kindness in Your Space...

A little present, given to me for my help at school.

vrijdag 15 februari 2008


Sometimes called 'Patience': Resolving conflict peacefully, as opposed to resorting to violence. The ability to forgive, to show mercy to sinners. Show us forgiveness in Your Space...

donderdag 14 februari 2008


A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Show us diligence in Your Space...

My oldest son, covering his schoolbooks.......

dinsdag 12 februari 2008


Generosity, willingness to give. A nobility of thought or actions. Show us charity in your space...

A year ago we, the children from our school, sold "speculaaspoppen" for charity. We sold 1600 speculaaspoppen which gave us 2500 euro for charity.

And 1600 speculaaspoppen looks like this.....................

Speculaaspoppen are cookies (large ones) from brown hard biscuit in a shape like a doll.


Practising self control, abstention and moderation, and resisting temptation. Show us temperance in your space...

Hard to resist..................

maandag 11 februari 2008


Chastity is the embracing of moral wholesomeness and achieving purity of body and thought. Show us chastity in your space...

Don't you dare touch my sons zipper.........

Catching up.....

I have a lot of catching up to do......
Pride (or Vanity in one's self) is considered the original and most serious of the seven deadly sins and is identified as a desire to be more important or attractive than others, failing to give compliments to others though they may be deserving of them, and excessive love of self. Show us Pride in your space.

This picture, taken in june 07, shows my son (on the right) talking to Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands. This picture, and another one showing my son and the Princess, was in a lot of newspapers that day........ I was very proud that day. Everyone who has seen the newspaper talked about it........

Envy - characterised by an insatiable desire for something that someone else has. Show us Envy in your space.

Although I have a great camera, I still envy people who have a DSRL.

Wrath - inordinate and uncontrolled feelings of hatred and anger. These feelings can be manifest as vehement denial of the truth, impatience with procedure of law, and a desire to seek revenge.' Show us Wrath in your space.

A bit of a difficulty...... which picture fits the word........
This one I liked, because the sword is red on the tip.......

Sloth - first called the 'sin of sadness', now described as melancholy: apathy, depression, laziness and joylessness or the failure to utilize one's talents and gifts. Show us Sloth in your space.

No words needed........

woensdag 6 februari 2008


Greed (or avarice) is, like lust and gluttony, a sin of excess; applied to the acquisition of wealth in particular.
Show us Greed in your space.

Diamonds are a girls best friend.......

Photo from stock xchng

dinsdag 5 februari 2008


Onward to our next sin....
Derived from the latin gluttire, meaning to gulp down or swallow, gluttony is the over-indulgence and over-consumption of anything to the point of waste.

Show us Gluttony in your space.

It's a shame but everyone in our house likes potato chips, lots of potato chips.......

maandag 4 februari 2008


This week HSMS is hijacked.........
This week the hijackers are calling on the Seven Deadly Sins also known as the Cardinal Sins. A tricky set of words that we hope will challenge both your mind and photographic skills; especially our first word....

Lust or lechery - usually thought of as involving obsessive or excessive thoughts or desires of a sexual nature - show us Lust in your space.
After all the bodyparts I've seen so far, my interpretation of lust.......

zondag 3 februari 2008


Ok, a little twist today...instead of SELF portrait Saturday , i'm declaring today...
SOMEONE else portrait Saturday... just for a change!!! There's gonna be a couple of changes around here ;)
So...show us a portrait of someone else today!!!!

Show us your best pics!!!

vrijdag 1 februari 2008


A linear material often made from twisted cotton or hemp. Find 'string ' in your space today.

When I told my son the word for today was string, he started laughing. His little dirty mind tought of that kind of underwear.... you know what I mean.

When I told him shoestrings were okay too, he immediately took out his new shoes and made a picture of the strings.

The second picture is a cheat, made during our vacation in Volendam. One of the favorite things to do was flying kite.