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Thursday Doodads — Flora & Fauna out back

An abrupt early afternoon thunderstorm blew through here and then it was back to hot and muggy.  Not nearly enough rain came down.  It's staying in the air.  I did get a chance to walk out back today and check on things.  Mostly good, some things of concern.  Some pictures and videos.  Hope you enjoy… Continue reading Thursday Doodads — Flora & Fauna out back

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Off the grid

image link The sun's rays warmed the solar cell roofing shingles on the house, which juiced up my Powerwall battery storage device today. Not only that, but the winds in the area had the windmill churning its fair share of electricity. There's no question that if I had two Powerwalls both would be fully charged… Continue reading Off the grid

A Guy Called Bloke

A to Z Quotes Cue You Too (AZQCueU2) — Topic: Society

Rory is the creator of this fun and easy challenge. AZQCueU2 What on earth is AZQCueU2 when it is at home? I hear you ask? Well luckily you will not have to say it too many times, just copy and paste it when you create your response post for the game itself. It’s a Quote… Continue reading A to Z Quotes Cue You Too (AZQCueU2) — Topic: Society

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Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

My blog is an award-free zone and 99% of the time I won't participate, but because Kristian from Tales from the Mind of Kristian gave me such wonderful inspiration for Karaoke Cacophony, I accept.  Thank you, Kristian, for the nomination.  I encourage everyone to check out Tales from the Mind of...  as a wealth of… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

politics

America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

Fandango has written an exceptional essay on the old-new slogan.  Please take a few moments to read it, and make sure you read the comments section also.  There is an unforgettable youtube newscast you won't want to miss. “America, love it or leave it” was a popular bumper sticker back in the late 60s and… Continue reading America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

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dVerse — Dizain — Respite

photo by Jean Beaufort One afternoon Harriet disappeared Visible but she was no longer there The moment had come she had always feared The she she was simply no longer cared Who she pleased or didn't or how they fared Lila now, such adventures she had planned First to Red Rocks and her favorite band… Continue reading dVerse — Dizain — Respite

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#MM — Tale Weaver — Visiting — Long Black Veil

image link is to Dave Matthews Band version of the song but the first "h" is missing so it won't load Michael is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Tale Weaver.  Michael says: This week the task is to compose a tale in which the term/word ‘visit’ features.It could be visiting, visited, visitation……you go where the… Continue reading #MM — Tale Weaver — Visiting — Long Black Veil

Coloring Club · music · Uncategorized

Coloring Club Plus — 7/18/19

From wikipedia: Like Omigod! The 80s Pop Culture Box (Totally) is a seven-disc, 142-track box set of popular music hits of the 1980s. Released by Rhino Records in 2002. Original release sets had a 3D rubber cover. Later releases had a flat, printed cover. Like Omigod! includes a 90-page booklet of cultural comment, a timeline… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 7/18/19

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50 Word Thursday — Friends for Life, or Trouble at the Rubbles (Jim Adams’ title)

Betty said to Wilma, “I think my milk is dried up, as Bam-Bam keeps crying.” Wilma said, “Are you eating enough greens and drinking plenty of water?” “What do you mean, Wilma? I eat yak meat three times a day. Isn't that enough?” asked Betty. “I can see you haven't read Dr. Rock's latest tablet,… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — Friends for Life, or Trouble at the Rubbles (Jim Adams’ title)

(c) all rights reserved · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · Word of the Day Challenge

Karaoke Cacophony

Fandango's FOWC is cacophony and the Word of the Day Challenge is karaoke.  I decided to rewrite the lyrics to the timeless tune by The Beatles called, Paperback Writer.  I've included a karaoke version youtube with the original lyrics.  I wanted to have fun with this and I hope you do too. https://youtu.be/w6C0EzAUmsY Karaoke Cacophony… Continue reading Karaoke Cacophony