Friday, July 3, 2009

Scavenger Hunt - vault


Here is my Saturday offering - I did not take any of these pictures - so I should probably not participate - but hey - I already started.

Vault - noun - 
1) a roof in the form of an arch or a series of arches - typical of churches and other large formal buildings
- poetic/literary - a thing resembling an arched roof - esp. the sky - the vault of heaven
- anatomy - the arched roof of a cavity esp. that of a skull : the cranial vault
2) a large room or chamber used for storage, esp. an underground one
- secure room in a bank in which valuables are stored
- chamber beneath a church or in a graveyard used for burials



The big blue vault of the sky - over Montana - Big Sky Country (I have been called Anna Montana once or twice - way before Billy Ray's daughter).





My favorite definition is: anatomy - the arched roof of a cavity, esp. that of the skull- it tickled my funny bone to think of my skull as a cavity.  I have been working on my memory - not doing very well with that - and I see there is very little hope for me.  So cranial cavity it is.



Vaulted ceiling - in gothic churches across Europe - where I have never been.  I studied this architecure in college, but as close as I've ever been to it is google images.



There were lots of these shoes on gooogle images - so I gotta add them.



Pole vaulting - a good way to jump really high (I am not sure how this goes with the vault definitions - but here it is).



Of course, I must add the Hatch from Lost - since it really is a vault.



A fancy bank vault - where - as far as I know - I have exactly zero dollars.  My valuables are my family and they would not be happy in a vault - and I would not be happy with them in a vault, either.

And of course last and perhaps least - the final resting vault.

11 comments:

  1. You are so good at this! I particularly liked the shoes... made me laugh... when they suddenly appeared. Deck shoes make me smile.

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  2. Miz Ananda - thank you so much.

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  3. Hey, you can totally participate with 'found' pictures now and then. Sometimes it has to be done :-) And one blogger did musical posts when she couldn't hook up her camera or some such. It's all good and you fully covered the word, so yay!

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  4. Than bank vault door looks like it has gold in it. If it does, I suppose the bank robbers could just steal the door and be done with it. Great pics!

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  5. Speaking of Lost, remember Arzt? The science teacher who got angry because Hurley and others called him Arnzt? I met one the other day. But his name was Arnzt. So I guess he won't get mad at being called Arnzt.

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  6. Very good examples of VAULTing and VAULTs. By the way, NoRegrets has tagged you to pick next week's word.

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  7. laura - imagine a musical scavenger hunt post! that would be very creative - i bet miz ananda could do that - she could do music for movies - she's so good! thanks for the thumbs up.

    dmarks - thanks and i do remember Arzt - and I remember him boom! blowing up - that was a suprise!

    aliencg - thank you for the heads up on the tag and the compliment, too! - the word for next week's scavenger hunt is: scrap.

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  8. Don't worry... I fed the fish.

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  9. It's perfectly fine to browse for photos. Once in a while it's nice to see YOUR shots. You were chosen for this week btw...

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  10. ooops, I should read comments.

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  11. Pamela - thanks for the comments - and indeed i got the message about the next scavenger hunt - scrap!

    ananda - thanks for feeding the fish!

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