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Saturday, January 1, 2011

"Webster's, p.983"

Well, Julie's come up with something... different. Picture this: octopus-eating turtles with a sense of direction and a love of the written word. Is that what she meant? Time to explore all possibilities.

"WEBSTER'S, P.983"
(click to enlarge... the image IS the Muse)
 
It's a bit hard to read, so here's what it says:

  • "He stretches up to the book on the shelf above his head. It is musty, and very heavy, each page top-edged with gold-leaf. He never tires of reading the title page: 'Webster's International Dictionary, Harper & Bros., New York City, 1900', while his fingers dally in the luxury of the recesses, brushing the embossed letters."

The page numbers listed for each image are:

  • sextant, p.1932; octopus, p.1489; green turtle, p.949.

Turn a page, turn back time, turn the tables... time to turn this muse into a work of genius.



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16 comments:

  1. What the Hell? Why was this late?

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  2. Julie or Baino need to verify the page numbers for the octopus and the green turtle.

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  3. I interpret this to mean anything that one finds on page 983 of one's own personal Webster's. What say you, Julie?

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  4. Stop with the ropes to tie it down folks! Did Tom need to specify the brand of vodka? It is a prompt, not a bloody prescription.

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  5. Just pass the Vodka!!!

    I have my idea now you guys be quiet...

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  6. Thank you, Baino. Simplicity seems beyond some people.

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  7. Have I just been insulted? I wasn't trying to complicate things...

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  8. rawr!
    ima gonna andy warhol it
    f'ing soup for all you wonkees

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  9. LOL Julie! Brilliant explanation. And now that Jeffscape has convinced me I don't have writer's block, I'm just going to throw something up there even if I'm not satisfied. A folder of started pieces for each muse is just wasted bits...And Moondust, when you've had your swig, pass the vodka over here.

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  10. Two parts up. Not sure how many more are coming.

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  11. Ok guys - I may have wavered from the photo prompt. Too Bad!!!

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