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I Spy Sunday - Pencils

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1 November 07

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How many pencils will one tree make?









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Edit: According to WikiAnswers...Probably 20 million.


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15 comments :

  1. One tree--many pencils--I guess.
    I like your Tulip pics too. MB

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  2. Bonjour, "mirage2g"! Louis la Vache thanks you for visiting his "San Francisco Bay Daily Photo"!

    Louis has added your "Vienna Daily Photo" as a link.

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  3. I like the third picture below, and your post give me something to think about. Well done.

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  4. yes. pencils are made of wood. not sure how much trees are cut for these but we surely need to be aware of this.

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  5. I love the shot of the trees on such a sunny day. It creates a happy feeling, IMHO.

    Great shots of the pencils. They're your daughter's, right? :)

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  6. Hi Gizelle! Thanks for having been so kind to comment on Blogtrotter while I was absent! And thanks for the offer of the template. Sent you an email...
    Hope you have a great week!
    Gil

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  7. Well I suppose it depends on the size and kind of tree, and also the size of the pencils. Do you think you might get pencils with erasers from a gum tree? LOL

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  8. Great shot of the pencils. 20 million seems like an awful lot of pencils from one tree; maybe a Redwood. I like your Sunday meme project.

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  9. The pencil shot is great! I like the angle and the color very much. Hope you had a great weekend and a great week ahead.

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  10. Thanks Thien! I really hope to have a nice week despite the weather changes! Hope you too have it good!

    Slim, hope you can join next time! Thanks!

    Hmm...from a rubber tree, surely erasers can be made, but a pencil's body out of it? Now it does make me wonder about the gum tree lol.

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  11. Ok Gil, I'd check, thanks!

    Panaderos, this time its not my daughter's. This is from the two boys' kindergarten =). Yeah, Autumn trees are quite pretty too!

    Dong, I guess one tree is more than enough for a whole school in the whole year.

    iBlowfish, Thanks! I somehow thought also about it.

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  12. Louis la Vache: Thank you too, I'm adding you too!

    MB: Thanks, 2 million is really much...=) Have a great week!

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  13. A very clever idea to illustrate this theme!

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  14. I find myself using pencils rarely these days. That's probably good news for some tree out there? ;)

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  15. Wow! Trivia ito ha. Hindi ko alam yun. Hehe.

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