Friday, June 19, 2009

Wreck This Journal - Week 3

I was on vacation last week and missed posting for Week 2. But I have been able to go back and admire (lots of ooh's and aahh's!) everyone else's work (aka play). And I can't wait to see what everyone has done this week. I have also really enjoyed all the videos, and I was inspired to give it a try.

While I would normally share a couple of pages from my WTJ, the video took me a little bit of time to get done. So I'm sharing just one page this week -- writing backward. I can write backward as easily as I can write forward. In fact, (this is really weird) I can hold a pen in each hand and write the same word or phrase both forward and backward at the same time. I start in the center and write backward with my left hand and forward with my right hand. It's easiest on a chalk board or a white board, but I can do it on paper too.

I realized I could write backward when I read The DaVinci Code a few years ago. (remember that part? one of the codes?) I tried it a few times and it really wasn't that hard. When I tell someone I can do this, or better yet, show them, the eyebrows go up and they generally look at me like I'm really weird. I kind of think that lots of people could do it, but they've never tried. Have you tried yet?

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See you next week. Wreck on!

8 comments:

  1. YOU DID IT! the video is awesome and the writing backwards is unreal. wow! that is the one page I am afraid of! ha! ciao!

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  2. wow frieky and cool at the same time, i'm impressed :)

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  3. Hi, Janet! Hope you've had a great time away! I've not tried the writing backward... Let me grab a pen. I can do it--but looks like the writing of a 5 yr old--LOL! Fun! Happy Days :o)

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  4. I agree---its a bit freaky but super impressive at the same time!!! I need to try this!

    Peace & Love.

    PS I live in AZ also!!!

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  5. Connie, i noticed that you were also in AZ. such talented people live here huh? ;)

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  6. i can't believe how neatly you write backwards!! does it look like your forward writing? wow! i'm impressed.

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  7. Wow! I've never tries backwards writing! Will do soon and let you know!

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  8. Impressive! What other super talents do you have yet to discover?
    - I've not tried this page yet - but if memory serves - I won't be very good at this!

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