Monday, October 12, 2009

Blue Monday - Unique Blue Things

It's Blue Monday! To participate:

1. Post about something blue on your blog. It can be pretty, ugly, funny, old, or new as long as it's blue. Leave a link to this blog on your post.

2. Please place the Blue Monday button on the top of your post so that people can easily spot it.

3. Mr. Linky will be up after midnight. Return here and link in with Mr. Linky by leaving your name and the Permalink to your post. To create a Permalink, click on your Blue Monday post title and copy all the stuff in the http window. It is a longer address so that people can find your post even later in the week--whenever they get a chance to visit.

4. Visit other Blue participants by clicking on their links. Make someone's day; leave a comment. Please remember to leave me a comment.

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What's that bit of blue peeking over the top of the wall?




In my never-ending quest to find blue things to show you, I've found something unique. A bunch of blue portable sanitation units--(ahem!) porta potties. We were driving down the highway, and I spotted this place. It's where blue outdoor toilets rest between jobs.


They were lined up ten deep for about 500 feet!




Notice the one on the right is sporting some white graffiti.





There's always an oddball hanging around!




An open invitation.






I'll bet you have never seen so many portable sanitation units of any color!


Blue Monday Participants
1. Sheila
2. ellen b
3. Diann @ The Thrifty Groove
4. pam, Grey Like Snuffie
5. LaVoice
6. gengen
7. Fifi Flowers
8. Mary@Boogieboard Cottage
9. Rinkly Rimes Australia
10. Elizabeth
11. m - tales from an oc cottage
12. Mary@One Perfect Bite
13. Laura@ the mansion
14. Hagermor-Norway
15. Annefannie
16. Candy @ The Little Round Table
17. AnnA
18. cindy
19. Jeanne
20. cindy@cottage instincts
21. Becky K. @Hospitality Lane
22. Shelia @ NoteSones
23. storyteller at Sacred Ruminations
24. SUE
25. Candy
26. Christine
27. viridian-fringed gentian
28. Jean Stockdale-Beijing Blues
29. charmine
30. Janell @ Isabella&Max - Blue Tarp or Blue Sky?
31. Hannah - FL, USA
32. Claudie@Bubblin'Over
33. Jensmere
34. HoodPhoto (OR-US)
35. RobinfromCA
36. Shy
37. Maria's Space
38. Patricia (Pollywog Creek)
39. VickiS
40. Debbie@Like a Rose
41. COZY KITCHEN BY THE SEA- MEMORIES
42. Carly's Photography

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47 comments:

ellen b said...

Now that is very funny Sally! Leave it to you to post the great commentary to go with those little blue units!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Sally, where on earth??? LOL! I loved your commentary. Perfection, Lady, Perfection!

Happy Blue Monday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

grey like snuffie said...

What a fun post! Now there's a job I can't imagine.

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

LOL! Oh hope you were able to sneek in and out without people taking pictures of you taking pictures of the porta potties!

OMG, I just started cracking up to myself at the thought of hidding behind you taking pictures of you taking pictures of those porta potties and posting it as MY blue monday! LOL

tales from an oc cottage said...

You are so right! I don't think I have ever seen half that many! ;)

m ^..^

Fifi Flowers said...

Hmmmmm... Glad those are around... but I hate to use them!

Mary said...

Now that's a lot potties! :O)

Elizabeth said...

You're right! I've definitely never seen that many port a potties in one place before!

abnsigoslady said...

Hysterical! PIMP funny!

laura @ the manion

Hagemor said...

love your blues:)) Have a nice week!!!

Anne Fannie said...

Sally, only YOU would not only notice all the blue potties along the side of the road but actually take a picture and post it for Blue Monday! You go girl! I love it!
Hugs, Ann

AnnA said...

Hi Sally!
Now I realize why you are smiling Sally... Funny post you are showing.
Well, I don't know if you have visiting a jinghijamboree(scoutingevent and a camp), but on these world wide ones, with many guests, there are alot of "potties"...
Happy Blue Monday to you, and have a nice week!/
AnnA

Cindy said...

OH Sally! This was too cool. I love the Open Invitation!
cindy

Andrea said...

An open invitation to a sea of toilets....how could anyone resist? hahaha!

recipes for the life said...

Ha ha! How on earth did you find these? They look kinda cute.

jeanne said...

Hi my friend, you did make me laugh big time this morning. Love that blue, especially when you find yourself with no other choice. Otherwise I hate them!!! ugh!

Have a wonderful day. I posted more pictures of our new puppy. And I revealed her name. Oh joy.

Hugs. Jeanne

cindy@cottageinstincts said...

Whoa! Now *this* is a true blue Monday post! Hilarious :o) Today is my first time participating....
Thanks for hosting!
peace~
cindy

Becky K. said...

Very funny! They are blue and they are invaluable in certain situations...

Have a very lovely day!

Becky

Shelia said...

Morning, Most Smiling One! Oh, there's nothing like blue pot tays! :) I hope you were holding your tiny nose.
I'm blueing with you today.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

storyteller said...

Now that's a LOT of porta-potties! I've SEEN as many in various spots here in Southern California but never thought to snap photos of them. They DO make for a unique Blue Monday post ;--)
Mine's up at Sacred Ruminations ... blue views of Lake Arrowhead ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

xinex said...

Oh my! Is that the storage for them? I can't imagine anyone needing so many. When they were building our pool, we had one of those parked on our driveway. I couldn't go near it...Christine

sara said...

I think that I have seen what seemed like that many only one time...at the olympics in Atlanta!

charmine. said...

Sally ,what a funny post!HAHAHA! Useful on the highway though!

Darlene said...

I'm always glad they are at events but I sure hate to go in them!!!

squawmama said...

Good Morning Sally... This was a great post... So darn funny and BLUE! Have a great day my friend...

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

So, my guess is you like blue? This is my first time to your party...fun! I've linked up and added your button. Now off to see other people's blue...
Thanks! Janell

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

p.s. love the quote on your sidebar..."I love my computer because my friends live in it!"
HA!!
Janell

Mary said...

You are the hands down winner of the most unique Blue Monday post of the week. I'm still smiling. I hope your week is off to a good start. Have a great day.

Jensmere said...

Love it, Sally!!! I'm still chuckling over these pictures! Who knew that blue toilets could be displayed in such an artful manner!!!

Be blessed,
Susan

LV said...

Happy to see you watching for blues as well. I started to make a picture of one of these toilets to share. Of course, there were not this many. That's a lot of porta potties.

Funky Junk Interiors said...

That is HILARIOUS!

Blue Monday indeed!

Came over from Cottage Instincts and I'm glad I did. Starting my Monday the blue way never felt so good. LOL

Donna

RobinfromCA said...

Oh, my! It looks like they're getting ready for the county fair!!

I posted my Blue Monday post last night and - duh - forgot to link in. Seriously, my brain takes little mini vacations and doesn't tell me!

Robin

Patti VZ said...

Well, Sally, the week can only get better with starting off with blue stinking potties! :) LOL!!

claudie said...

Excuse me Sally, but I need to go use the potty right now!!!!!!!! LOL
Happy Blue Monday
Love Claudie
xo

Shy said...

I saw the blue peeking at the sky and this post is funny, who would have thought that this portable bathroom is a good post for Blue Monday. Good job Sally nice shots.

Btw, I have an award for you in my BM post.

Clif said...

Now that's funny. And blue of course.

onangelwings said...

That is a great idea for blue Monday. Love it.

Patricia said...

Hi Sally! I followed the link from Jean Stockdale's blog to your Blue Monday photo challenge and thought it would be fun to participate today.

We have a neighbor who sometimes puts port-a-potties in his yard when he has a party! Fortunately, we live on enough acreage that they are a comfortable distance from our house, but....

Nice to meet you!

Blessings,
Patricia

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Your post put a smile on my face! I hate the thought of using those things, but sometimes you do what you gotta do! Right???

Hope u had a great day!
:) Diane

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Sally, Your Blue Monday post today is GREAT. Isn't it amazing how many 'blue' things are out there --and usually go unnoticed?????

Hugs,
Betsy

Susan B said...

LOL! Very unique Blue Monday...loved the pictures!

Blondie's Journal said...

You are really setting some high standards for Blue Monday, Sally!! What next? Doggie Pooper Scoopers?? What does Johhny say when you want to stop to take pictures of, well....er, johns??

xoxo
Jane

Basyon said...

That's a great idea. have a happy day. ;D

April
Stories from a Teenage Mom
Mom on the Run
Chronicles of a Hermit

Bill and Lorie Shewbridge said...

Never thought someone could make a porta-potty look artistic....

Bill and Lorie Shewbridge said...

Sorry, I couldn't get the link to work, so here is my Blue Monday:

http://wmljshewbridge.blogspot.com/2009/10/blue-monday-pool-in-greece.html

Barbara H. said...

That is probably the most unique blue thing ever featured, LOL!

Lucky said...

Whoah!! Thats's a lot of porta-potties!!