Monthly Archives: October 2012

HELLO, WEAN!


Here’s wishing all the Hallow wieners Some gory hot-dog-ketchup scene-ers, Grown-ups with booze to go with boos, When screams and shrieks will mean good news; Real zombies, vampires, ghosts emerging For peace and quiet will feel the urging, Not knowing, … Continue reading

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DUST TO DUST


Today we attended a conventional church funeral of a greatly loved cousin-in-law of Much Better Half.  MBH had been bridesmaid to her cousin (who died in her sleep relatively young many years ago) in the same church over fifty years … Continue reading

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COLONIALIST CAPTION COMPETITION


There was a blogger called hutton on 24.com blogs who used to run a weekly caption competition. She would find cute pictures on the web or from emails, and then invite comments which would suggest captions. There would be a … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL MORONIC OXEN


I am always conscious of my responsibility to pass culture on to my four-year-old granddaughter R.  Thus I recited to her the following oxymoron-filled rhyme, which I think I got from my parents, on the way back from school the … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL CONNECTIVITY


There has been no defection, But I lost my connection – My internet Got slower yet, Until there was rejection. To lack of blog selection There came no quick correction; Though lights were on The net was gone, Which led … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN RASPUTIN!*


*(Which is to say, I have been Russian madly!) Apologies to those who have recently visited my blog and left pawprints, but have not had return visits.  I have been reading all the email posts I can, just to keep … Continue reading

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ENTERPRISES THAT REQUIRE NEW CLOTHES REALLY AWFULLY


According to Thoreau, One always needs to go Upon new enterprises in old clothes, Until you know the fit Is wrong a little bit And your old clothing such condition loathes. And I might well concur, But think I would … Continue reading

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