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Summer Puzzles: Your Weekend #CraniumCrunches for #BrainHealth

18 Jul

Let’s play some puzzles to work on attention and focus skills all made from photos I took recently with my cell phone!

Find the three differences in each of the puzzle sets. (Answers follow each puzzle)

It’s wedding season and what a beautiful setting for a wedding!

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I’ve been #chummingforbutterflies (and have been using that hashtag on Instagram)!

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It is beach season all over the country. Nothing like a beautiful walk on the beach. These stairs lead to Moonlight Beach.

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Have you been filling your life with summer smiles?

Traveling & Learning In Norfolk, VA… & Some Puzzles

12 Jun

Last week my husband travelled to Norfolk, Virginia to the Afterlife Conference. We met incredible people and learned so much as part of the event “Where shamans break bread with scientists” and walked away with renewed spirits and so much to process.

The rest of the attendees took home lots of memories of journeys and out of body experiences and new forms of deep meditation. I took home a ton of photos and of course, I made you some puzzles.  Here is a taste with just a few comments. (Hints are in the captions!) If the images are too small, click on them and they will open in a new window, larger!

If I had a tatoo, it would probably look like that :)!

Which one of these is different? HINT: If I had a tatoo, it would probably look like that :)!

One of the coolest things was that I got to meet someone I follow very closely online, in real life! Carol Cassara is everything I thought she would be and then a bit more — it was kind of like finding out I got to have my all time favorite milk shake (chocolate with coffee ice cream in case you were wondering) and then seeing that it is topped with both whipped cream and chocolate shavings!

Find the three differences. Something is missing, something is bigger, and there is an extra item in the second photo.

Find the three differences in the second image. Something is missing (look up), something is bigger (look straight ahead), and there is an extra item (look down) in the second photo.

Our hotel was on the Elizabeth River overlooking the shipyards where the Navy repaired, upgraded, and retrofit their vessels. The ship in the distance above was not one of those Navy ships!

Find the three differences in the second photo. One jumps off the page in an off color kind of way. One is hanging a bit lower and wider for that matter. The final one looks like someone came out with a chain saw.

Find the three differences in the second photo. One jumps off the page in an off color kind of way. One is hanging a bit lower and wider for that matter. The final one looks like someone came out with a chain saw.

I love how libraries often take on the personality of a city. Norfolk did an amazing job on the exterior of their downtown branch.

It wouldnt be a photo walk without a random scene with some changes. Find the three changes in the second photo. You might have to stand on your head to know how to cross the street; call in th sanitation department-- its a bigger job now; and figure out where the bucket of paint fell.

Find the three changes in the second photo. You might have to stand on your head to know how to cross the street; then call in the sanitation department– its a bigger job now; and figure out where the bucket of paint fell.

It wouldn’t be a proper photo walk without a random scene or two. Downtown Norfolk is quiet in the evening and a wonderful place to take a walk. During business hours and on the weekend however, the streets come alive with traffic and people.

Three differences again in this set of photos. Something was turned up side down; there seems to be more signage; and there is an intense spot, right in the middle.

Three differences again in this set of photos. Something was turned up side down; there seems to be more signage; and there is an intense spot, right in the middle.

I took lots of photos of this old theater, the Wells Theatre home of the Virginia Stage company.

Which one of these is not exactly like the others? You could be seeing double or triple.

Which one of these is not exactly like the others? You could be seeing double or triple.

I could have spent a week walking the labyrinth — it is the most amazing brain exercise ever and will be the subject of at least a few more pieces.

What have you been up to?

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