Monday, June 9, 2014

Scavenger Hunt Sunday 6-9-14

The last few weeks I have been busy helping to organize a writers conference for the Fellowship of Christian Writers group of Tulsa. This was our first conference and we weren't sure what to expect from it. We had around two months to prepare after we made the decision to go ahead with it and set the date for May 31st. We were hoping to have 40 in attendance inspite of the short time we had to advertise.

I am happy to say it turned out better than we expected. We had 42 attendees and some great speakers for the workshops. Our conference bookstore was well stocked and well stocked. By the time I got a chance to take a picture of it, there weren't many books left. That's a good thing, right?

So now that you know why I have been absent so long, and have the pictures to prove it, I will make a feeble attempt to make up for lost time. We left a few days after the conference to get the grandkids for the summer. This weeks pictures came from one of our excursions with them in between thunderstorms.

1. Denim

The trails we walked around the lake today were not even close to dry. I was glad to have chosen denim jeans. They got a little wet and muddy.

2. Light

I can't resist taking photos of the lake when there is such a shimmer on the water. I like the way the light of the sun shines through the treetops.

3. Watch

The clouds were pretty ominous over the lake. We had been under a thunderstorm watch earlier in the day. We were prepared to make a run for the car if one hit. We were blessed with only a few light showers during our hike.

4. Perspective

Joe and I usually go for walks in the woods looking for mushrooms but don't often find many. Today we didn't go with anything in mind but having a good time with the grand kids. We found mushrooms everywhere! 
Many edible mushrooms have a look-a-like that is poisonous so it is a good idea to look at them from several perspectives before choosing to eat them.

We were pretty certain that this is a Yellow-cracked Bolete after examining the cap, underside, stem and inside. We concluded it to be edible. 

5. Fuel

We see these oil pumpers everywhere in Oklahoma, although many of them are no longer pumping. At one time, Okies would not have believed there would ever be a fuel shortage.

I hope you have enjoyed my post. Thank you for stopping by. I would love for you to leave a comment.

You can see more Scavenger Hunt Sunday photos by clicking the link below. 


  1. Looks like a wonderful time was had by all.

  2. Yes, both days we went out were a lot of fun!