Wordless Wednesday…Oops!

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Wordless Wednesday…Oops!


We switched our garden flag from a Fall flag to one to celebrate the holidays. 

It’s an easy task unless it’s windy. Wouldn’t you know it, that day was one of those “let’s blow the flag around” days. 

Larry attached the flag, took a step back, proud of his work, then saw this…




Perspective is always a funny thing. Anyone leaving our home would have received the message as it was meant to be seen.

You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective. Denis Waitley

The greatest tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own.
Doug Baldwin


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Comments (16)

Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
The Grit and Gratitude Agent

Took me a minute to see the different perspective.

Dec 06, 2023 04:57 AM
Kathy Streib

Leanne Smith our eyes are used to skimming when we read. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:24 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kathy. Some flags are only meant to be seen from one side. Although I could think of some applications for the other side ha, ha! Enjoy your day. 

Dec 06, 2023 05:00 AM
Kathy Streib

So could I Wayne Martin 

Dec 06, 2023 06:25 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Kathy - ah!  Or is it ha?

Dec 06, 2023 05:45 AM
Kathy Streib

Well done, Master Wordsmith!!  Michael Jacobs 

Dec 06, 2023 06:39 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Kathy. This one really tickled me. I'm still giggling over the ooops!

Dec 06, 2023 06:22 AM
Kathy Streib

Nina Hollander, Broker those little garden flags can be hard to get on the garden stake. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:39 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Kathy Streib don't I know it, Kathy! I change mine just about monthly throughout the year!

Dec 07, 2023 05:08 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for adding smiles to our faces with this post.

I like your quote selections.

Dec 06, 2023 06:46 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Roy Kelley Thank you and happy to bring a smile to your face. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:40 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

This is so funny! Sometimes and ooops can really make us chuckle..and I certainly did!

Dec 06, 2023 06:47 AM
Kathy Streib

Dorie Dillard Austin TX I couldn't keep from laughing when Larry stepped back and realized it was backwards!

Dec 06, 2023 06:40 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Very funny Kathy. Hey,  it's the merrier way to spread festive cheer!

Dec 06, 2023 08:07 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 great way to look at it!!!

Dec 06, 2023 06:41 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Not sure of which way I like it better. I think maybe you should have a bottle of rum on the oh oh oh flag.

Dec 06, 2023 08:19 AM
Kathy Streib

That's an idea Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty I do have my "5 o'clock Somewhere" flag too. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:42 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good one Kathy and thank you for sharing it with us this morning here in the Rain.  Make it a good one.


Dec 06, 2023 08:27 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Will Hamm I don't think it's the first time we had this happen. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:43 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy we have those flags in the front of our house and my wife changes them throughout the year, depending on the season.

Dec 06, 2023 09:32 AM
Kathy Streib

George Souto there's easy to change! I have one for the Astros, Jayhawks, Texas and many more. 

Dec 06, 2023 06:44 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

"ho" or "oh" ... either works for me. LOL

Dec 06, 2023 12:32 PM
Kathy Streib

Sharon Tara That hat looks good on you!!!!

Dec 06, 2023 06:44 PM
Sharon Tara

Kathy Streib 

Dec 08, 2023 07:03 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  I agree with you those Garden Flags can be challenging.... today we finally did the Christmas Lights.... Diane did the flags the 1st of December.... now I have to do the inside:)Endre

Dec 06, 2023 10:18 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Ah, the old season switch-out.  I have a "Happy Harvest" door mat, that needs to be exchanged out.  I'll put it on my "to do" list for tomorrow.

Dec 07, 2023 05:09 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Hey, Santa could be saying "oh oh oh" instead of "ho ho ho", I would have left it like it was, haha.

Dec 07, 2023 06:15 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

I am pretty sure the "OH, OH" is aimed at the folks who will receive coal in their stockings for Christmas

Dec 08, 2023 05:48 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude


That was pretty funny. I wonder who all would notice.


Dec 09, 2023 01:56 PM