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Saturday, April 11, 2009

The 47th Circle Time: The Show and Tell Weekly Thread

Show and Tell is wasted on elementary schoolers. Join several dozen bloggers weekly to show off an item, tell a story, and get the attention of the class. In other words, this is Show and Tell 2.0. Everyone is welcome to join, even if you have never posted before and just found out about Show and Tell for the first time today. So yank out a photo of the worst bridesmaid's dress you ever wore and tell us the story; show off the homemade soup you cooked last night; or tell us all about the scarf you made for your first knitting project. Details on how to participate are located at the bottom of this post.

Let's begin. Children are seen in this post in case you want to skip down to Mr. Linky and add your own without reading mine.

I have another guessing game. I spent the day with a fellow blogger. You get to guess who it is and then I will tell you the story. While I haven't seen many pictures of her on her blog, the baby has been featured. So that is your best clue if you don't recognize her. Here are your other clues: she is brilliant, she is funny, and she is a baker extraordinaire--and I'm not sure which fact makes me admire her the most.

And just to be completely immodest, several pictures of myself.

These three pictures were taken at three different points on the same day of the trip: at the Peace Pagoda, the Book Mill, and outside my old university building. They correspond to the places I showed last week, with the exception of Shelburne Falls. When we arrived, the entire area was closed off and under water. It seems fitting that I post instead a picture taken outside my university building, a place where I often figuratively felt underwater.

Laughing at the Peace Pagoda

Outside the Bookmill

On the wall outside my university building

What are you showing today?

Click here or scroll down to the bottom of this post if this is your first time joining along (hint: link to the permalink for the post, not the main url for your blog and use your blog's name, not your name). The list is open from now until late Tuesday night and a new one is posted every week.

Other People Standing at the Head of the Class:

1. Lori in Denver
2. The Bear and The Comedian
3. Building Heavenly Bridges
4. An Unwanted Path
5. Delenn
6. A View On My Life
7. Alana- isms
8. Wise Guy
9. Parenthood for Me
10. Becoming Whole
11. Dragondreamer's Lair
12. one- hit_ wonder
13. Candice
14. Project Progeny
15. Living with Endomitriosis and PCOS
16. Hobbit- ish Thoughts and Ramblings
17. Baby Smiling In Back Seat
18. Fractured Rainbows
19. Infertility Podcast & Blog
20. Fatty Pants
21. Hope Endures
22. In Due Time
23. Jo (MoJo Working)
24. The Infertile Sushi- loving Princess
25. My So- Called Life
26. Plan B(aby)
27. Fertile Ramblings
28. The Life of Liv
29. Cyster A.C.T.
30. My Pathway to Motherhood
31. Angelsonmymind

Want to bring something to Show and Tell?
  • If you would like to join circle time and show something to the class, simply post each Saturday night (or earlier in the week or on Monday if you can't do the weekend), hopefully including a picture if possible, and telling us about your item. It can be anything--a photo from a trip, a picture of the dress you bought this week, a random image from an old yearbook showing a person you miss. It doesn't need to contain a picture if you can't get a picture--you can simply tell a story about a single item. The list opens every Saturday night and closes on Tuesday night.
  • You must mention Show and Tell and include a link back to this post in your post so people can find the rest of the class. This spreads new readership around through the list. This is now required.
  • Label your post "Show and Tell" each week and then come back here and add the permalink for the post via the Mr. Linky feature (not your blog's main url--use the permalink for your specific Show and Tell post).
  • Oh, and then the point is that you click through all of your classmates and see what they are showing this week. And everyone loves a good "ooooh" and "aaaah" and to be queen (or king) of the playground for five minutes so leave them a comment if you can.
  • Did you post a link and now it's missing?: I reserve the right to delete any links that are not leading to a Show and Tell post or are the blogging equivalent of a spitball.


evolwhisper said...

That's Julie.

Lori said...

I'm so glad someone else left the answer, because I was about to start going through the blogroll.

Nevermind that tomorrow's kind of a family holiday. I was going to find her amid the 17000+ blogs!

Off to read Julie now. Love seeing pix of you, Mel.

Cara said...

Oh boy - I acutually knew who that was. Does that mean I have been blogging just long enough or too long? But she was on my mind as I just linked to her in MY show and tell.

Hmmm - a Julie kind of day! Well - Julie AND Mel. I can only imagine being a fly on the wall in your conversation!

Rebecca said...

Great pics Mel! I love seeing pictures of you, you have such a welcoming warmness about you, and such a beautiful smile!

Thank you for sharing!

A Mom in Jacksonville, FL said...

I'll have to check out Julie's blog now. (Thanks to Evolwhispher, I know where to look.)

Great pics of you at your alma mater. :)

WiseGuy said...

I guess evolwhisper has already hit the bullseye with the guess. Lovely pics...Would love to read more about what happened...

becomingwhole said...

I would also have started to go through the blogroll, so I am going to assume that Julie is correct...but you know what assuming does... :)

evolwhisper said...

For shame calling Ming an ass!

It is Julie and the adorable, very edible Ben! I'll admit though, it was hard to recognize him without that beautiful rainbow quilt beneath him.

Elizabeth said...

Mel, you just love to keep people guessing :-)

Mrs. Gamgee said...

I am still new enough to this community (that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it!) that I had no idea who it was. Thanks evolwhisper! And thanks Mel for providing these opportunities for us to connect!

Kristin said...

I love, love, love Julie! I've been reading her since before Charlie was born. Can't wait to read more about your visit (and can I say I'm jealous).

luna said...

what beautiful pix!

Jennifer said...

Great pics! Show and Tell is such a wonderful idea. I'm still kind of new around here, so I've not read Julie before - but I'm off to fix that now!

Elizabeth said...

Dude, your hair grows really fast!

Jo said...

I never would have guessed that one -- evolwhisper, you are a #1 detective in my book!


Candice said...

Great pics. I'm new too and Icwanted to thank you for the opportunity to connect with others.

Kristin (kekis) said...

Thanks evolwhisper for saving us all! Great pics of Julie, Ben, and you.

Just Meim said...

Well, now I feel silly. I had another guess ;)

How did I NOT know Julie is a baker?

Billy said...

Beautiful pics of you :-).

Shannon said...

Just came across your blog, I look forward to reading some of your posts!