Where exactly are you when you meet us all here at HubPages?

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  1. MickeySr profile image81
    MickeySrposted 9 years ago

    I thought this might interesting; we all meet together here in cyberspace, where it's all ideas and feeling, etc, no real tactile, material connection . . . I believe we really can get to know each other, the real us is (I think) our ideas and feelings about things, but, how about if we fill-in a blank, how about if we give a tangible image of where we each actually are as we meet through the screen before us . . . perhaps having a mental picture of the actual material place where we each are as we meet cerebrally in the airwaves will enhance our companionship . . ?

    My space, my desk, I like to have like a cockpit, everything close and within reach. and if you notice on the left-hand side of the photo, hanging on the outside of the bookcase, is a photo of my sweetheart, Pixie - and above her is one of my great treasures, a copy of a letter written by John Newton (Amazing Grace) on a page from the 1st edition of his memories.


    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6373879_f248.jpg


    How about you - where do you go to meet us all?

    1. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      My Blackberry isn't very user-friendly, at least not to me yet!  haha.
      So I can't post an actual pic at this time.
      But thanks for the pic; I like the fact of the sweetheart photo, the Newton letter, and the bookcase; says a lot about you.
      My area is a shared area so I haven't personalized it much.  Except my Bible and Concordance and a few personal notations are readily available.

      1. MickeySr profile image81
        MickeySrposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        . . . "a shared area" . . ? . . this photo (my desk area) is one corner of our, rather small, living room - for years my wife didn't like my desk in the living room, my shelves were miss-matched boards stretching from one odd crate to another, but now that we've got legitimate shelves she's ok with it.

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image80
      Uninvited Writerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Very nice.

    3. Deborah Brooks profile image60
      Deborah Brooksposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I love your desk and your books.. I have a desk  the big computer is on it that is slow as molasses.. lol but I have my laptop that I use in the living room if I can ever get a new desk and a place of my own I will take picture on put it on the hub.  Great Idea.,.

  2. WryLilt profile image93
    WryLiltposted 9 years ago

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Bfzj81ZkC5w/TteTrFG5kSI/AAAAAAAAAQE/zWUTZq9kq4A/s400/lisa%2Bchicken%2Bsuit%2Bcomputer.jpg

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      logic,commonsenseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Sweet lookin chick! smile

      1. Kiwi Max profile image66
        Kiwi Maxposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        haha, very nice!

        Any golden eggs?

    2. MartieCoetser profile image81
      MartieCoetserposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ohhhh, this is so cute. What a marvelous sense of humor you have smile

    3. forall profile image60
      forallposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hhhhh, I like it!

  3. Kiwi Max profile image66
    Kiwi Maxposted 9 years ago

    I'm still a kiwi wink

    1. profile image69
      logic,commonsenseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I thought kiwi were fruit! smile

    2. Eaglekiwi profile image81
      Eaglekiwiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Kia ora Kiwi

      I know you share the same name as the precious New Zealand Kiwibird.

  4. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image93
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 9 years ago

    Austin, Texas. Usually curled up on the couch with my iPad if I'm on the Forum or checking messages.  Or, sitting at the table writing on the computer if I'm creating a hub. It's taken over my kitchen now.

  5. MartieCoetser profile image81
    MartieCoetserposted 9 years ago
  6. profile image0
    The Writers Dogposted 9 years ago

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6374697_f248.jpg

    This is my little Hubbing corner smile

    1. SmartAndFun profile image97
      SmartAndFunposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Back scratcher and flyswatter at the ready. Very functional! smile

  7. Mark Ewbie profile image84
    Mark Ewbieposted 9 years ago

    I like to work with complete peace and quiet.

    No distractions.

    I bought a sound insulating kit off the internet and enclose myself for periods of up to five minutes while I write several low quality pages.

    I am hoping that with practice I will be able to hold my breath for longer enabling me to start work on a short novel.

    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6374854_f248.jpg

    1. SmartAndFun profile image97
      SmartAndFunposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Is that a condom you write in? What sorts of hubs do you write, anyway? smile

  8. SmartAndFun profile image97
    SmartAndFunposted 9 years ago

    There is no way I can top WryLilt's chicken suit! LOL. I wish I had a photo like that to share. Usually I am just sitting at the kitchen table with a rather large dog at my feet. He is one of those big dogs that likes to curl up in small places. Notice the grungy old tennis ball tucked under his leg. He keeps one with him at all times, just in case someone who is willing to throw it about a thousand times comes along.
    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6375038_f248.jpg

    1. MickeySr profile image81
      MickeySrposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      . . . nothing like a Lab - man's great companion.

    2. sen.sush23 profile image61
      sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Oh! That's my choice work place! Animals cuddling up to you to give company while you work, and waiting patiently to be scratched on the head or under the neck is the best medicine to a writer's block! smile
      I miss my dog and cat.

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        The Writers Dogposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        He would not be a Lab without a tennis ball nearby smile

        1. SmartAndFun profile image97
          SmartAndFunposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Well, WD, I guess you would know! I don't see a tennis ball at your writing station, though!

    3. Uninvited Writer profile image80
      Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

      http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6375827_f248.jpg

      Yes, that is a Van Gogh mug smile

    4. MickeySr profile image81
      MickeySrposted 9 years ago

      Kimberly, epigramman, Sunnie Day, homesteadbound, WD Curry 111,Simone, Rusticliving, Patty Inglish, AEvans, lone77star, etc, etc , everybody - c'mon, share with us an image of where you are when you come here and meet with us all.


      http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6375854_f248.jpg

      1. sen.sush23 profile image61
        sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Mickey Sr, your writing corner is so organized and cozy. Just like your work. Voted up. big_smile

        1. MickeySr profile image81
          MickeySrposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          sen.sush23 ~ honestly, the actual desktop is not very organized, the books are though . . . they're not arranged with any kind of marking system or by author or title, they are arranged by type of book (theology, ancient language aids, history, etc) and how I personally see the ideas progress from one book to the next - and I can tell you exactly what i have and exactly where it is. And in fact, the above original photo cuts off a good portion of the collection - I've added below a shot with a fully view.

          And, I just noticed; in the original photo the little brown leather book on my desk is my favorite treasure - a copy of "The Memoirs Of The Rev. John Newton"  that's over 200 years old.

           

          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6381125_f248.jpg

          1. sen.sush23 profile image61
            sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Frankly, Mickey Sr. this is the kind of corner I would love to sit in and keep reading on- and would not mind missing all my meals, provided some cookies were close at hand. The idea of a 200 year old book at hand, is fabulous. I think I must come over and check out that corner. smile

    5. epigramman profile image61
      epigrammanposted 9 years ago

      ..duhhhhhhhhhhhhh ....ain't it obvious that a redneck hillbilly from the frozen tundra of Canada would be sitting in the outhouse on his toy-let with his little frozen little bottom and malfunctioning laptop on low bat-ter -ree is suffering from constipation due to being exposed to the elements and spending too much time chasing those nakkid cyber chicks all across de universe of titilation and master charge but also finds time to dabble a little as a lousee poe-it called the EPIGRAMMAN.  lake erie time 12:15 ontario canada with flashlight 'cos the damn bulb in my outhouse burnt out again.

      1. sen.sush23 profile image61
        sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        It is obvious to me and I can may well share the chilly air and the moist smell of the lake (virtually). And I do not mind that we have to fight to charge both laptops from that single point, that malfunctions half the time! I really know you also keep a bottle of rum (or is it plain and simple crate of beer?) tucked somewhere here, and it is allowed to drink at work. I guess the other chicks will love to see you - hee, hee, - bare (ly) at work!

    6. sen.sush23 profile image61
      sen.sush23posted 9 years ago

      I must shamefacedly admit to being the most lousy person in this group. I am not at all the 'good gal'. I can't even sit up to do my work! I just lie about on my divan- and play around :'(


      http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6377838_f248.jpg

      P.S. That prickly brown ball is my accu-pressure ball for stiff fingers!

      1. SmartAndFun profile image97
        SmartAndFunposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        IMHO, working while reclining on the divan sounds divine, not lousy! :}

        1. sen.sush23 profile image61
          sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          wink smile

        2. sen.sush23 profile image61
          sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          smile smile

    7. rebekahELLE profile image87
      rebekahELLEposted 9 years ago

      On a gorgeous weekend morning, poolside!

      When writing hubs, I'm in my back office, with views of outside. It has a map of the world on the wall that faces me. Photos of my family on the dresser next to me and teacher/writing stuff behind me. A Monet print, which I've written about, is on the wall next to my desk for inspiration.

      Right now my desk has a cup of Starbuck blonde coffee, a used $50 Macy's Clinique gift card, 2 harman/kardon soundsticks on either side of my computer, a Mac OS X, a little schoolhouse pencil holder, two writing tablets and a Renoir (Femme a la lettre) coaster which is part of a set that I bought at the Louvre.

      http://etab.ac-poitiers.fr/coll-sauze-vaussais/IMG/jpg/renoir_femme_a_la_lettre.jpg

      1. sen.sush23 profile image61
        sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Lovely! A painting for inspiration is the best it can be.

    8. Lisa HW profile image66
      Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

      http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h468/lhw3/PPPhotBuAA.jpg

      At night I work in a corner of my dining room with the lights dimmed (the later, the dimmer) and the music on.  The light from the TV in the other room is enough to keep my work corner feel cozy.   (It's most often night when I'm working on here, or at least when I'm doing anything that takes more than a few minutes.)  I move around during the day, but the little computer desk is pretty much home base.  My business phones sleep at night.  My tile coaster with white flowers on it is where my tan "Life is Good" coffee mug usually goes.  The little Liberty Bell pencil sharpener has personal meaning for me.. When the sun is out I'm not usually on here (and if I am it's from my laptop elsewhere).   (I know that working in the dark sounds, and looks, "lousy" too (lol), but I need the relaxing atmosphere at the end of the day. 

      Ah..   Here's the coffee mug.  Now, THAT is how my work area usually looks.
         http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h468/lhw3/MugPhotBuckBB.jpg

      1. sen.sush23 profile image61
        sen.sush23posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Lisa, I guess those specs I can see in your profile pic, are actual. Ha, ha..just like me, you do great harm to your eyes by working in dim light with the strong computer lights on. But writers and book-worms are incorrigible, so I don't expect to change you. But it all sounds very relaxing and just right kind of ambiance to spark creativity. No wonder you sound so clear-headed in your Hubs. smile

     
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