Dec 14, 2006

Name The Rock

A few weeks ago Olivier had a “name the sculpture” contest. I was one of the winners and received a beautiful postcard from Evry (thanks Olivier). Olivier also suggested that the winner have a similar contest and this post is in response to his suggestion.

This is a rock on the Oregon coast. The first one who can tell me the name of this rock will receive a postcard from Oregon.

The Rock

13 comments:

  1. en cherchant sur internet, j'ai trouve deux noms (mais pas sur du tout) alors je vais tenter "Seal Rock".
    Ta photo a un cote tranquille, reposant, avec cet horizon infini.


    while seeking on Internet, I have find two names then (but not on whole) I will try “Seal Rock”. Your photo A a quiet dimension, resting, with this infinite horizon.

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  2. How about Haystack Rock. Thanks to your query, I'm learning a bit more about the Oregon Coast. Never knew it was so rocky.

    PS. I reworded the narrative on my post today (poinsettia plant) so that it is clearer.

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  3. having trouble leaving comments ms pekas!! grrr!!

    it looks like a head to me, tilting back in the water. i can clearly see the chin, lips nose and cheek bones...can you? great angle fayeness.

    also i found some photos of barns!! check http://zeppo-marx.livejournal.com/ and scroll down

    pod

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  4. Faye, Hope you're safe and sound. Weather reported on CNN this am re. the Pacific Northwest is not good. Hope your area was lucky!

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  5. Isn't the graduating horizontal gray of the water a wonderful sight? And the rock sticking out in the foreground, more shades of gray, but thrusting upright?

    This photo pleased my eyes this morning, Faye.

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  6. I'm with Kate on this one...has to be Haystack Rock.
    Another wonderful photo!!

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  7. For all my time in the Oregon coastal area I can't remember the name of this formation.
    I think I would name it The Mermaid or The Siren up from the Sea.

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  8. pod, sorry for your commenting troubles. A lot of folks are having issues so I'm sure they are working on the problem. Thanks for the link to the old barn photos! I went there and they are fantastic! She also has a picture of her little girl dancing that absolutely stole my heart.

    Kate, we are fine. Thanks for your concern. We had a lot of wind last night but no damage. Oh and I miss your icon :)

    My sister, Nita, who comments as anonymous, lives in Coos Bay and I'll bet it got bad there. Nita?

    Thanks everyone for your comments. I won't post the answer until tonight.

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  9. seagull island? bird island?
    i want the prize! i want the prize!
    ;0p

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  10. I think it should be called "Looking up" I can see what looks like a face looking up to the right, see it?

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  11. Since I recognize the rock immediately, I won't guess. :) I've read a couple of interesting observations here.

    We faired ok here. I lost a section of my roof, but kept power and no downed trees in my vacinity. Sounds like most of the damage was in Washington. Nita

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  12. "Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I".

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