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This week’s photo challenge is to share a picture of something unique.  Oh là là!  Unique!  A French word.  Think Eiffel Tower, Coco Chanel, Quiche Lorraine

I have posted some unique photos in the past, such as the “bear” necessities, but the challenge is to post something new.  Here we go.  On y va.

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According to Merriam-Webster, unique has a few meanings.  One is peculiar or unusual.  This flower grew in my garden.  My children are sometimes a little peculiar, too.  I hope it is not something in the soil or the water that makes the flowers and my children this way – a bit unusual.

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Peculiarity in Children – Exhibit A

I was making the annual climb to the attic to gather Christmas decorations, and when I came down, this is how my daughter greeted me.  Apparently, when she heard the song, “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” she thought they were saying, “All I Want for Christmas is to Be a Christmas Tree.”

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Peculiarity in Children – Exhibit B

Another definition of unique is being without equal, or being the only one.  There is one child in the picture above.  Camouflaged, but look closely.

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Keep looking.  Now you can see him.

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There he is – his unique, wonderful self.  I never know what will come crawling out of our woods.

“The truly important things in life — love, beauty, and one’s own uniqueness — are constantly being overlooked.”  – Pablo Casals

Have fun.  Be the only one, without equal, peculiar, unusual.  Be yourself.

Be unique!