Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Car Lot

Unfortunately, there is a southern tradition of vehicles adorning the front yard. Actually this yard is fairly pristine because everything seems to have wheels.

Diane comments and submits:
the fowlers......their yard IS pretty foul. LOL!
(that's terrible, Diane)
A certain amount of je ne sais quoi is needed to hang a stuffed parrot in an artificial tree
You got your car, and your trailer for sale to support your satellite TV habit


Well of course they have a dune buggy

Score
  • Parrot: 1 point
  • Birdhouse in fake tree: 1 point
  • Large fake tree: 0 point
  • 2 satellite dishes: 0 points
  • Windmill: 1 point
  • Compass thingy: 1 point
  • Lion: 1 point
  • Old school monitor but apparently not for sale: 0 points
  • Pelican: 1 point
  • Empty flag pole (how sad): 0 points
  • Birdcage: 1 point
  • Hope bird did not suffer the same fate as the very dead fern: 0 points
Subtotal: 7 points

Creativity Bonus

While I am truly moved by all the vehicles in the yard and by dual dishes, I think they could have shown a little more effort and thrown in a seahorse birdbath in or perhaps a lawn jockey. (I do like the parrot, though): 1 points

Total: 8 points






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13 comments:

  1. Wait! Is the trailer for sale???

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  2. oh come on...at least ONE creativity point for the fake parrot in the fake tree. Thats some skillz there to be brave enough for that

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  3. Lin, yes would you like a trailer? If they sell it how will they ever move the other stuff?

    redgirl, I have a weakness for negotiation.
    OK, 1 point. I do like that parrot.

    LC David, thanks for stopping by. I see as a professional you have an appreciation for landscaping by vehicle.

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  4. Question:
    would all the scored yard art FIT in that trailer?

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  5. redgirl, you never sleep. The trailer is so you can come in the dark of the night, load up the Scooby Do dune buggy and make a clean get away with parrot in tow.

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  6. if that is a Sunbeam Alpine it is worth more than the dune buggy, both trailers, and the house.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunbeam_Alpine

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  7. Ahahahahaha, fowl means bird! Wait? What?

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  8. I never sleep. I have vampire tendencies. I became a vampire in order to stalk ppl's lawn "art"

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  9. CTWD, if the car is a Sunbeam Alpine than leaving it in the front yard with a trailer is even more stupid than I originally thought.

    redgirl, be careful what you say or we may expect a submission from you.

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  10. I guess I'll have to go on the prowl then

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  11. Okay. I don't know how much time I have sat here and looked at this site but it's never boring. I had to zap myself with a cattle prod to remember that I've got to get going for the day. I still can't get the yard art with the dead baby dolls out of my head! Toooo funny! Thanks for the great entertainment!

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  12. Diane may have found a lot of winners out here in Iowa, but nothing beats Southern Yard Art!!!

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