Much to my surprise, I’ve already written one post titled The Element of Surprise. Would it surprise you if I shared how long it’s been since I created that post and all the surprising elements within?
Surprise! I’m not going to do that math today.
Do you like the element of surprise? Somebody does.
I won’t be surprised if people comment below that they like the element of surprise only in certain circumstances. Personally, I’m still waiting for somebody to throw me a successfully executed surprise party. And it’s probably no surprise if I say I’m hoping for no unpleasant surprises during the upcoming election season in the USA.
Can you find elements of surprise in any of these other recent images?
The last time I did a photo montage like that, I was unpleasantly surprised to see how the different photographic elements showed up on my phone. I …
.. hope that you can easily explore elements of surprise in those smaller photos, but I won’t be surprised if it’s difficult to do so.
That reminds me of the elementally unhelpful “negative cognition” I’m letting go of through EMDR therapy, which is surprisingly effective in healing old traumas:
I can’t trust anybody, including myself.
Did that surprise anybody?
Here’s something that surprised me and my husband Michael yesterday:
Here’s something that did not surprise me:
Here’s another element of surprise: when the PictureThis app identified this …
as poke, pokeberries, and poke salad, I was surprised.
Now I’m wondering if my chosen musical selection for today has the element of surprise.
I’m hoping that it’s no surprise when I end each post with gratitude, because I am so thankful I get to share elements of surprise, every day, with wonderful people like YOU.
Given a choice between two surgical procedures before going under, our daughter said to the doc: “Surprise me”. She was pleasantly surprised.