Saturday, March 8, 2014

Scavenger Hunt Sunday
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On the side of a building in downtown Bentonville, AR is a mural made up of 4"x4" squares of mini-art.  All of the pieces are done by children in the community and are based on a theme.  One popular theme is Thanksgiving.

  Take a close look at the third square in the center row.  You gotta love a kid that is thankful for bacon!

What timing.  A couple of weeks ago I did a whole post on our trip to Tanger Outlet Mall in Branson, MO and how colorful athletic shoes had become.  Scroll down a few posts if you want to see some really colorful footwear.,

Mirror, mirror
This is one of my favorite images of "The Big Guy".  Several years ago we took the family to Disney World.  While waiting for a ride I captured this image of the grandson.  I still wonder what he was thinking about when I see this image.  I'm thinking that they grow up waaaay too fast.

In the 1960's the strip center was the icon of shopping in America.  You could find a grocery store, pharmacy, shoe store, five & dime among the tenants.  Today the strip center is dominated by quick serve restaurants, and service businesses like nail and beauty salons, cell phone providers, etc.  If  you live in Bentonville, Arkansas the name synonymous with shopping is...

And for the final prompt, if  you're asking yourself, "Why did he post this image?"  The answer is...

Just Because



  1. Nice post Driller. I love your "just because" photo.

  2. The mini-art wall is would be fun to look through those. Very nice job on the photo of your grandson. I love his Disney hat. Good take on all the prompts.

  3. I love your grandson's photo and the just because photo the very best.

    Have a blessed Sunday my friend. :)

  4. I just love your just because! Very funny too, your opening mini is very dear and of course mirror, mirror you are one adorable lad!

  5. Great commentary and great photos! That wall is fascinating.

  6. Great job with the prompts. The big guy is very cute.

  7. That photo of your grandson is my favorite too. Last photo made snicker.

  8. That wall with all the mini art work is really cool.
    Oh that photo of your grandson is precious.
    I like your "Just Because" shot. It's fun.

  9. I'm not much of a walmart shopper...or any kind of shopper if the truth be known. I do like your just because image though.

  10. Great photos for the prompts. I love the shot for mirror, mirror. He's such a cutie!

  11. The mirror shot is adorable!