Category: CONTEST

Before and After Room Challenge

Before and After Room Challenge

I want to give you something: a postcard? a bookmark? a card? perhaps you want me to take a “Flat Stanley” version of you on our next adventure? (Thanks to my nephew for that last idea.) You choose. I’m issuing a Before and After Challenge to my readers to join me in overhauling one room …

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Soggy Lion Photo Contest: Win a Lion (Bookmark)

Soggy Lion Photo Contest: Win a Lion (Bookmark)

Another fun photo contest, readers. I thought this was a rather funny photo of a young lion playing in the water on our recent bush walk at Ukutula. Caption this photo and win a lion bookmark I picked up while in The Kruger: Deadline = Friday 04 April 2014 at midnight. Winner will be announced …

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Caption This Photo and Win Fifty Rand

Caption This Photo and Win Fifty Rand

I found a Fifty Rand bill. After asking around if anyone nearby had lost money (amazingly, everyone had, but somehow they had all lost hundreds of rands, not simply a fifty) I decided to give it to one of my readers. I don’t normally give away money, but in this case I think “found money” …

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Caption Winner, and “Ons is Oop”

Caption Winner, and “Ons is Oop”

First, congratulations to the winner of Wednesday’s Photo Caption Contest…ALL OF YOU! Okay, I know that’s the Kindergarten Teacher’s Copout, but I had already figured if there were a dozen or less, I would send one to each of you. But I will tell you a few of my favorites, and include a photo of …

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Caption This Photo, And Receive My Very First Postcard from South Africa!!

Caption This Photo, And Receive My Very First Postcard from South Africa!!

This funny photograph was taken by my husband while we toured the Lion & Rhino Reserve in Krugersdorp. The best 3 captions (and maybe a couple more if you’re all just brilliant) will receive the very first postcards that I send from South Africa! Have at it! Deadline = 20 June 2013, Midnight (U.S. Eastern …

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Name The Bird, Win a Candy Bar, or a Book!

Name The Bird, Win a Candy Bar, or a Book!

At Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida, we hiked 4 hours around the marshes looking for alligators (alligators coming next week!). Adding in our stops and photography, we spent 5-6 hours each day we were in the wetlands. It was hard not to stop and watch everything, like this bird, who cleverly extracted a …

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