Tuesday, September 1, 2015

X Marks the Spot

Have you ever been Geocaching? Have you ever even heard of it?
If you're not familiar, it's hiking with a destination, a GPS reading that will get you to a "spot."
Treasure Map
Hammer Museum
When Gil's sister lived with him, it was a way to get her to get out and get some exercise...because at the "spot," she would find a little can of trinkets, if everything worked to plan. Meleny liked going on these treasure hunts.
Which brings us to this week's art challenge: "Treasure."
One of our favorite "holidays" is coming up: International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. That alone is cause for celebration, isn't it?
Savage (Pirate) Chickens
By Doug Savage
That's from Doug Savage, savagechickens.com. Everyday he posts a drawing on a yellow sticky note. Hilarious!

When my daughter thinks Pirates, it's everything about Orlando Bloom, with Johnny Depp a sad, far second.
Orlando Bloom
Pirates of the Caribbean
When I think Pirates, I think of the Muppets.
Yes, really. Indulge us sometime and rent, Muppets' "Treasure Island." It's a hoot, if a bit dark for the Muppets. (Our favorite part is the Cabin Fever show).

Muppet's Treasure Island
The objective to all these productions, of course, is the treasure:
This is from Michael Morejon
What is the treasure you seek? What have you found in your travels?
Bring us your "treasure" twinchies!
Send them to 1xeritas@gmail.com by 2PM, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Add a link to your blog, if so desired.
Check out the other pages for The Rules. If you have a question, same email will get you closer to an answer.
We look forward to seeing what you uncover!

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