Six Word Photo Challenge

15 Oct

In which I combine two memes.

I have nothing to blog about today; how is that possible?  It is impossible.  I will therefore use this Six Word Saturday to introduce non-WordPress bloggers to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.

It is optional.  It is easy:

Take a new photograph or, as I interpret it, use an old photograph, to interpret the theme.  This week’s theme is Possibility.  Here’s my entry:

It is possible this child grew up to be respectful of and towards his mother. 

Possible, but unlikely.

To put it another way: he’s going to be a politician; the only thing he’ll learn to respect is the polls.

Ah, well.  He’ll get my vote anyway.  I’m his mother; it would be impossible for me not to support him, no matter how disgraceful his career choice.

You can read more Six Word Saturdays here.

47 Responses to “Six Word Photo Challenge”

  1. vivinfrance October 15, 2011 at 12:23 #

    I love the way you can make something out of nothing. Is Toryboy on the way to PM-ship yet?

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  2. Ron. October 15, 2011 at 13:03 #

    Mothers are amazing; will support virtually anything. God bless you all. My old man, on the other hand, pitched a fit & immediately disowned me when he discovered that I was writing poetry. You would have thought I’d been commiting mass murder.

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  3. nrhatch October 15, 2011 at 13:11 #

    Hey . . . maybe he’ll be an honest politician. That’s a possibility. 😉

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    • Tilly Bud October 15, 2011 at 13:33 #

      If we’ve done our job properly… 🙂

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  4. mairedubhtx October 15, 2011 at 13:22 #

    Great interpretation of the theme.

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  5. Jim October 15, 2011 at 14:21 #

    Hi T.B, cute kid! ~~ You’ve said a lot about what that kid has to look up to. 🙂
    ..

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  6. Stephanie Michelle Hasty October 15, 2011 at 15:28 #

    politicians can’t all be bad…look at their cute, adorable beginnings!

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    • Tilly Bud October 15, 2011 at 16:00 #

      True, true…must be their warped upbringing 🙂

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  7. Karen S. October 15, 2011 at 16:06 #

    Seems to me your blogging skills are still on the top of genius!

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  8. mykidzmomnow October 15, 2011 at 16:30 #

    I want to know about the sweater that precious child is wearing…

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    • Tilly Bud October 15, 2011 at 16:40 #

      That’s a proper baby cardigan, made by the Hub’s elderly uncle’s elderly wife, twenty-three years ago, before Tory Boy was even planned. 🙂

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  9. Kimmy October 15, 2011 at 17:01 #

    Awww….what a cutie!!! 🙂

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  10. Lorna's Voice October 15, 2011 at 17:33 #

    My son is destined for politics, too. He wants to be the “voice of the voiceless.” We’ll see…

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  11. Gobetween October 15, 2011 at 17:38 #

    He is such a kind boy. I heard that when the elections start he will be sending his mother to a far away land for a little holiday 😉

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  12. SchmidleysScribbling October 15, 2011 at 17:47 #

    Tilly, good for you. All Mothers should support their children until they are old enought to get a job. Dianne

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    • Tilly Bud October 17, 2011 at 10:35 #

      Oh, he works; he has had a job of one sort or another since he was thirteen. He has two part-time jobs at the moment. He’s a good boy who’s going to look after me when I’m retired. He’s already picked out the best asylum.

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  13. Brenda Youngerman October 15, 2011 at 18:04 #

    I’d vote him.. just on your say so.. A mother would NEVER lie about her own child… would she?

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    • Tilly Bud October 17, 2011 at 10:37 #

      Exactly! I see you are a woman of great natural intelligence 🙂

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  14. Kasi October 15, 2011 at 18:24 #

    A cutie! 🙂

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  15. Tami October 15, 2011 at 18:30 #

    Mothering gets so much tougher when they’re out in the world making choices, doesn’t it? Good for you for being a supportive mom – even if you don’t support the career choice. The little monsters just become a part of you that you can never let go. 🙂

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    • Tilly Bud October 17, 2011 at 10:39 #

      That is sooo true.

      I’m really quite proud that he wants to serve the public this way, but politics is all about compromise so I think he’ll find it difficult.

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  16. Joseph October 15, 2011 at 18:57 #

    Thanks for the visit! Happy SWS! : )

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  17. Robin October 15, 2011 at 19:34 #

    My Son is 12 and all the possibilities are still open to him, I can’t wait to see what he chooses and I will support him in whatever it is. Happy 6W Saturday!

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  18. Jess October 15, 2011 at 19:35 #

    He may change the world,who knows!There’s got to be some good politicians out there surely!
    And yes as a mum we tend to support them whatever,I guess that’s part of being a mum!

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    • Tilly Bud October 17, 2011 at 10:41 #

      I think there are more good politicians than not; it’s the system that needs fixing.

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  19. kateshrewsday October 15, 2011 at 20:14 #

    Love it, Tilly 😀 I was so dense I never tumbled to the punchline until it tumbled over me!

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  20. barb19 October 15, 2011 at 21:56 #

    . . . and with the PM-ship comes the possibility of him keeping you in Maltesers for the rest of your life . . . what a thought Tilly!

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  21. Call Me Cate October 15, 2011 at 23:05 #

    The world needs more supportive mothers. My own is notsomuch. Vote away! And thanks for playing 6WS!

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    • Tilly Bud October 17, 2011 at 10:53 #

      I’m sorry to hear that. It happens more than it should, doesn’t it?

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  22. planaquarium October 16, 2011 at 01:49 #

    Ah, too cute! No wonder you are laughing!

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  23. Betty October 16, 2011 at 04:55 #

    that was a cute meme with possibility; sweet child! Loved how you wrote it and tied it together with two memes! Just visiting from 6WS 🙂

    enjoy Sunday!

    betty

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  24. ElizOF October 16, 2011 at 20:34 #

    What an adorable baby… I see the resemblance in the eyes… Yes, that daring twinkle. 😉

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