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SoCS 2019.09.28 – Shades of White

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “ent” “ten” “net.” Use one, use two or use all three (bonus points for using two, double-bonus points for using all three). As Linda would say, use ’em any way you’d like. Enjoy! – Dan Antion

 

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Shades of White

Several years ago, we saw an advertisement for purchasing ten doors and get one free. It was attractive to me because some doors in our house were painted once in twenty-some years. The walls were painted twice. I wanted to have coordinated colors throughout the house. We took on this offer to replace eleven doors, purchase ten with one bonus. But then when I counted the doors, I realized we had sixteen doors. What? Sixteen doors? I couldn’t believe it.

Well, we picked eleven visible doors in the major flow of traffic in the house to have them replaced. We had to choose the style and color of the doorknobs, the pattern of the door trims and the style of corner pieces of the door trim. We also had to choose the color of the doors and trims. They would paint the doors and trims before installing them.

I wanted the white color. When the salesperson brought in the color chart for white, I didn’t realize there were so many shades of white. We picked one shade of white and kept the can with a little left-over paint. We marked it on the label. Two years ago, when we had another area in the house needed painting, we bought the same shade of white to match with the doors.

Now the house looks better with the same shade of white on all the doors.

 

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SoCS 2019.09.28 – Shades of White

 

 

 

A Photo A Week Challenge: White

The white clouds were drifting in the sky above our house. Eventually the clouds turned into rain clouds and brought us rain that was needed.

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The white iceberg roses are still blooming in my yard today, even though December is here!

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The white duck was floating on the lake. We take our daily walk around the lake.

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This young white horse was in our neighbor’s backyard waiting for his Master – the Prince.

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A Photo A Week Challenge: White

– Photos by Miriam Hurdle