Monday, July 6, 2009

smorgasbord of numbers

You could call this post a smorgasbord of random thoughts but they all tie together with numbers.
This past weekend I celebrated my 10 year high school reunion. It actually was a lot of fun! I got the prize for 'Been in a Movie' even though I actually haven't been in a movie but I guess being on television was close enough. I loved seeing long lost friends, ones I see all the time, and ones I probably won't see again until my twenty year reunion. It's surprising that no matter how long it's been it feels like old times again.



This Wednesday come play a fun game with me:

Last night Collin thought of this cool idea to have everyone take a photo at the same time! Are you in? Here's how to play:
1 Have your camera handy on July 8th-this Wednesday mary's birthday! :)
2 Take a photo of whatever you are doing when your clock says 10:11 am or pm. (we won't worry about timezones)
3 Challenge yourself to think outside of the box in how you take the photo or don't worry about that part and just snap one real quick!
4 Post the photo on your blog or an online gallery. Leave a comment on my blog linked to your photo and be entered into a giveaway
(Yes, share this fun game with your friends on your blog, the more the merrier.)

If you need some extra motivation... here's a peek of the prize.

This Thursday July 9th is the last day to sign up for CKU-Provo! and the word on the street is that this will be the final CKU. So you won't want to miss it!

Stay tuned for the SOS release this week...

71 comments:

Sara Ancich said...

Fun game...now I will just have to figure out a way to remember to have my camera ready at that exact moment!

kristin said...

fun! hope i can remember to do it!

Amy said...

Fun- cute idea. I'll have to remember to play along!

My friend Mary has a birthday on July 8th too!! What's your friend's last name?! Crazy if it's the same Mary!

Oh and I love your shirt you have on in the reunion pics- where's it from?

Drama queens mum (Kimberly) said...

Glad you had fun @ your reunion. I just went to my 20th last Nov. That sounds like fun about taking a pic @ the same time. I just hope I remember to do it.

Mimmers49 said...

How clever (WTG..Collin!) I will set an alarm on my phone so I don't forget!!!

Kay said...

So doing the photo thing! What a fun idea! Thanks!

Heather said...

this is a great idea -- I hope I can remember! :) Heather

Amber said...

Fun game! I'll try to play along!

EmmaJ said...

I love the 789101112 game! great idea!
I am sad about the Provo CKU possibly being the last one. Mostly sad because I never made it to one. I hope everyone has fun who gets to go.

carrie said...

cute idea on the photo thing! I'll try & remember to grab my camera!! :)

JillS said...

How fun is that? Hope to remember so I can play along!!

I, too, loved your shirt you wore for your reunion....Very Cool!

Melissa said...

This is such an awesome idea that I had to pass it along. What will I do????

http://enjoyalllifehastooffer.blogspot.com/2009/07/what-will-you-be-doing-on-070809-101112.html

Mary and Ryan said...

You are cute! I love the reunion pics, wish I was there to see you:)
Thanks for the b-day shout out:)

Jennifer Campbell said...

What a great game... can't wait to play!

Amanda Profumo said...

fun times! I'll post on my bloggaroo also!

Erin said...

fun challenge! I'll have to remember to grab the camera before I head to work on Wed.

Bryan, Amy and Michael said...

Cool idea... except I'm in Australia and we put the day before the month so on 07-08-09 it will be August... and my husband is hoping my baby will be born as it is due just a few days later :) What a shame I can't take a photo of that precious new life at that time!!

Mel said...

Fun fun idea! I'm writing it on my calendar right now. I'm hoping my sister has her baby on 7-8-09 (she was due June 29th!). My son was born on 7-6-05, so that would be cool.

rachaelwood said...

ohhh, i am so going to try to remember to do this!

mandyb said...

ok I AM IN>..... in New Zealand we write the date differently.... d/m/y....not m/d/y.. but hey I love a challenge...so tommorrow I will do it... wahoo....

done a blog entry about it too
http://captureandcreate.wordpress.com
wahoo.... thanks for a cool idea...

mandyb in wintery New Zealand

scrappysue said...

what a fun idea, but i think i'll wait until the 7th of august when it works for our date configuration - fun reunion pics too btw!

travelingmama said...

Sounds like fun! What a great way to connect your readers and see where everyone is coming from!

Carolyn said...

What a great idea and what a great day, my daughter's 9th Birthday!!
Thanks, I really hope I can enter (I'm from Canada)!!
Carolyn

Dani said...

Great little game! I can't wait to play!

Heather said...

Oh how fun! I gotta remember to do this, I'm writing it down in the schedule now!

mandiegirl said...

Hope you don't mind- I borrowed your image in my blog post about your game. :)

scrapbookobsession said...

I've got my iPhone alarm set so I'll remember. Thanks for the idea, will be fun to see what everyone comes up with :)
~Erika

jkhenson said...

Just saw this on the "Yeah Write" blog http://www.angielucas.com/yeahwrite/ and it made me think of your post!! :)

Gaye said...

Hi! It's my first time to read your blog and I'm totally going to be a regular visitor.

Here's my "spur-of-the-moment-10:11am" shot: http://handmadebygaye.blogspot.com/2009/07/7809-1011am_08.html

I had fun doing this! =)

Sara said...

Love the game!! Great idea!! I'm so using this for my 365!

Rhonna Farrer said...

ok. i know you know it. but...
collin is a freakin genius!!!!
LOVE this idea.
I'm grabbin' my camera at that very moment!
i'm IN!
xox
R

AmyInKy said...

How weird is this...
I decide to spend this morning catching up the blogs I have bookmarked. I get to yours and start reading through the most recent posts. I see this one and stop to think, "What is today?" only to look at the date in the bottom of my screen to see that today is 7/8/2009 at the EXACT time it says "10:11 AM".
WEIRD!

Alyssa said...

I did it! Here is my link:

www.alyssasscraps.blogspot.com

Kimberly S. said...

Here's my photo. I'm at work. This is my co-worker's office, so you can see the time and date on his clock if you look really close.

http://www.facebook.com/editphoto.php?aid=2018938#/photo.php?pid=30294067&id=1588177653

Thanks,
Kim

Samantha said...

Hi! Here's a link to my photo:
http://www.allsamsidea.com/2009/07/cool-times.html

I'm at work so I took a picture of my computer screen with the alert I put up to remind me to take a photo!

Stacy Milford said...

I took a quick photo @ work...won't be able to post to my blog until tonight...so I'll be back later!

Claude said...

Fun idea!

Here's a link to my blog post: http://imzadi481.blogspot.com/2009/07/070809-101112-am.html

BeeBopp23 said...

Sweet! Thats today!!! I'm in!

Christen Krumm said...

my 7.8.09 @ 10:11:12
http://christenkrumm.blogspot.com/

Deana said...

I've posted on my blog, what a great idea! Thanks for a chance to win too!

http://deanastiles.blogspot.com/2009/07/on-7809-101112-am.html

Jenna said...

How fun! I did it!

www.justus-justjen.blogspot.com

Abby said...

Here's mine:
http://scrapbookfrenzy.blogspot.com/

Thanks for the fun challenge!!!

Heather M. said...

I missed 10:11:12 AM. Now I get to stay up late.

I just received this from a friend:

Today at 12:34 (and fifty six seconds) the time will be 12:34:56 7/8/09. Or 123456789. This only happens once every thousand years. Kind of interesting... :-)

Lyn said...

This was fun! I posted on Facebook and my blog! Here's my not-so-flattering picture from the office!
http://everylittlethinglh.blogspot.com/2009/07/070809-at-101112.html

lauren said...

This was a fun little thing, too bad it's nothing more interesting then typing at work, here ya go:

http://doublehdesign.blogspot.com/2009/07/what-will-you-be-doing-on-070809-at.html

Heather said...

My contribution:
http://sinklerfamily.blogspot.com/2009/07/7809-101112.html

meganklauer said...

Thanks for the fun and unique idea!

http://meganklauerdesign.blogspot.com/

meag said...

i love your fun and creative ideas. thanks.
heres my link to what i was up to on 07.08.09 @ 10:11:12

www.chasingmeag.blogspot.com

The Kahler Family said...

Great idee! It also works at 12:34:56!
www.kahlerclan.blogspot.com

debevans said...

I had fun with it today!!!
My picture is on my blog here:
http://deborahsscrapbooklayouts.blogspot.com

Thanks!!!
Deborah

Christie said...

Here is mine:
http://threeguysagirlandacamera.blogspot.com/

Tracy said...

This was too much fun! Thanks for the great idea!!! Here's a link to my blog... http://jtajmdolan.blogspot.com/

Tammy Morales said...

Thanks Liz for the great idea.

Here is my picture on my blog:
http://www.scrapbookersinnercircle.com/blog/tammy-morales

Dawnie said...

OK, am playing, but a bit reluctantly... don't know how to link and HATE the picture of me. You'll have to see it for yourself! But my post title says it all: ONLY for you, LizzyK! :)

http://add-ink.blogspot.com/

Ammie said...

Woohoo! That was so fun! http://skemommlenskedaddle.blogspot.com/2009/07/070809-at-101112-am.html

Brit Swiderski said...

There's a link to mine- I loved this challenge! Thanks for the idea. :)

http://artismysunshine.blogspot.com/2009/07/new-place.html

Teresa said...

My daughter told me about your idea- and I joined in the fun! You have a way fun site-
http://www.andersenseven.typepad.com

Teresa said...

Sorry here is the direct link to my post-
http://andersenseven.typepad.com/whatever/2009/07/take-a-photo-at-this-exact-time-blog-it-comment-with-a-link-on-elizabeth-kartchners-blog-and-be-entered-in-a-giveaway.html

luvzenkm2 (Leea) said...

This was fun! Here is mine
http://www.flickr.com/photos/25369929@N06/3701845667/

Thanks for the idea!

Karen said...

here's a link to mine

http://karenmalloy.blogspot.com/

Janine said...

This was so fun! Here's the link to my blog:
http://itsallgreektometoo.blogspot.com/

Thanks!

Lucinda Fish said...

What a great idea Collin had! Here's my pic: http://ryanandlucinda.blogspot.com/2009/07/07-08-09-at-101112-pm.html

Thanks!

Shirley said...

This is good for having some scrapbooking material . . . fun!

http://karnos.blogspot.com/2009/07/070809-at-101112.html

Kay said...

This was really fun! Thanks for the idea.

http://kaydrenth.blogspot.com/2009/07/7-8-9-101112.html

penny said...

This is my daughter at the appointed time:

http://www.just4keeps.com/alb/showpic.php?aid=799&pid=20533&uuid=364

Amanda Profumo said...

good times on 7.8.9 at 10.11.12
Here's the link to my blog
http://craftypapergirl.blogspot.com/2009/07/what-were-you-doing.html

Amy Prather-Smith said...

The kids and I were in a movie at that time, so I took a picture of my ticket stub.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=30419747&l=8a4066c4ba&id=1507731674

Jeanne said...

What a great idea. Mine's posted on my blog here: http://jeanne-lifeorsomethinglikeit.blogspot.com/2009/07/yay-day-with-no-rain.html

Nicole Howell said...

So much fun! I am on a road trip across country at the moment so my photo may be a bit boring, but it truly describes what I am doing right know http://mylifeinpurls.blogspot.com/

alex said...

You are cute! I love the reunion pics, wish I was there to see you:)
Thanks for sharing... keep it up and we will be waiting for your next post.





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