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Monthly Archives: January 2013

I’ve made it through 14 days of this challenge so far, and I’m very proud of myself. This has been a big accomplishment for me! The topic for today is one of my favourites: “sunset”. Simply reading that  makes me think of beautiful images. The one I chose for today is more subtle, but I still think it’s wonderful! Enjoy this photo of The Anvil – Tory Island in Ireland, which I pinned on Pinterest from 500px.com. 🙂

The Anvil - Tory Island, Ireland


It’s spirit week at my school. And you know what that means! Pep rallies! And you know who doesn’t have any “pep”? That’s right, me! I’m just not really that kind of person. I don’t get super crazy obsessive or super hyper and excited about things. Especially not school. I mean my school’s good and all, but 90% of the time I don’t wanna be there. Why would I be enthusiastic about that? Ok, I’m glad to be supporting an awesome cause but I will not act like an insane person in order to do so. Hopefully some of my fellow introverts understand.
But maybe you’re like some of my extroverted friends, who love to scream and shout and be in silly contests. Or maybe you like to go all out when you dress up and show off in front of the whole school. Maybe you just enjoy being obnoxious, I don’t know.
Basically, here’s what happened Monday, from my point of view. I had to be pushed into the gym, which smelled like sweaty people. Dubstep was playing so loud I had to shout just to hear my own thoughts. It was so hot I thought I was going to evaporate. I finally found a place to stand with my boyfriend after being squished for 5 minutes in the middle of people I don’t even know. (gross!)
“I’m pretty sure I’d rather relive getting my braces put on than be here right now,” I said, definitely not sarcastically. “That’s harsh,” he replied. “It’s the truth!” I shouted because everyone around me started screaming their heads off for no apparent reason. He squeezed my hand and I stood there, counting down the minutes until it was over.
The rest of the 20 million years we were in there (just kidding it was probably half an hour. But then again I have no sense of time. So maybe it was that many years) was filled with blaring dubstep, screaming and chanting teenagers, masses of people crowding me, and…cheerleaders. I believe I’ve said enough.
When it was over I got out as quickly as I possibly could and I ran to the lunchroom to quietly eat a wonderful lunch by myself.
Actually, I just followed the crowd, went to the obnoxiously noisy cafeteria and gulped down my lunch in the 15 minutes we had.
So there you go. This week has been more than a little crazy so far, but at least the worst of it is over for me! I’m staying positive through it all, so if you’re out there facing a similar dilemma, stay strong! Pep rallies won’t kill you! (Unless of course you get trampled. But that’s not gonna happen to you.)
I hope you enjoyed reading this! If you have any funny pep rally or spirit week stories you’d like to share, please comment, I’d love to know!


Today’s topic is “silhouette”. I like that word! I think it’s fun to say, don’t you? Well anyway, trying to find an image of a silhouette that I’d already pinned on Pinterest (since I want to stick to my rules) was not easy. But luckily, I found this super cute picture of My Neighbor Totoro which is somewhat of a silhouette. I hope you love it as much as I do!!

My Neighbor Totoro

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As I was looking at the topic for today, I realized that I had absolutely no idea what it was talking about. It read “bokeh”. What? Is that another language? I felt pretty dumb, because I had to go look up what it meant. Just goes to show my obviously expansive knowledge about photography! I found out it’s the blur in out-of-focus areas of an image. At least that’s what Wikipedia told me. So, needless to say, my photo for today may not be fully representative of today’s topic, but I think it’s pretty. Feel free to comment and let me know if I’m wrong, but I hope you enjoy this lovely photo I pinned on Pinterest from tumblr.com!

Breathtaking


This has to be my favourite day of this challenge so far. Not only is it day 11, my favourite number, but today’s topic is “something orange”, my favourite color! Not that obnoxiously bright orange, but more of a softer orange, almost like peach. Anyway, I also love food a lot. So I thought it would be appropriate to show you an orange food! This is a pumpkin cupcake and it looks delicious. It’s making me hungry just thinking about it, you know? Well, I hope you enjoy this yummy picture from http://thecakeblog.com/2011/11/pumpkin-cupcakes-recipe.html! 🙂

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Oh no! My photo challenge is half way finished! But I hope you’ve enjoyed it so far. Today’s topic is “hands”. Surprisingly, there were several pictures I found on Pinterest that I wanted to share. I decided to go with my two favourites though, because I simply couldn’t resist showing you the music notes, me being a music nerd and all. Here they are! The one on the left is from indulgy.com, and the right one is from pin4fun0858.blogspot.com. Enjoy!

Burberry manicure                  Music Nails!

If you liked today’s post, try checking out the past 9 days of the challenge on my blog. You might find some other posts you like! If you want to see where I get all my photos from, check out my Pinterest page, http://pinterest.com/noelleannette/.

Also, please like, comment, or share if you want! I’d LOVE to know what you think. 🙂


I hope you’ve been enjoying this photo challenge so far! It’s almost half way over! Today’s topic is “a mess”. It was difficult to find a picture that wasn’t awful, because I mean messes aren’t exactly beautiful or anything. I did find this useful picture though, and it seemed to fit both the topic and my personality perfectly. If there’s one thing that I’m good at creating, it’s awkward silences. What I’m not so good at is getting rid of them! Apparently I simply need to make a mess of confetti and this problem will be solved. Enjoy this picture from tumblr.tastefullyoffensive.com! 🙂

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