Today’s topic is ………….. Conversation Starters How much did the polar bear weigh? How much weight does a polar bear weigh If a polar bear waits to be weighed? As much weight as a polar bear weighs If a polar bear waits to be weighed. What was the last funniest film you saw on the […]Read More Question Fun: On the Weight of Polar Bears, Tattoos, Time Wasters, Republicans, and More
I know I’m late for this one, but I just didn’t have time to do it before now, and then I saw “Bipolar Barb”‘s answers and got inspired. This is one of my favorite topics, so please forgive me!!! Welcome to Question Fun The Twice Weekly Game! An easy game, and more so if you […]Read More Question Fun: On Adventures, Travel & Explorations
There’s a Guy Called Bloke who twice a week dreams up a series of weird or far-out questions meant to stretch the mind. The topic for these particular questions is Creativity. Consider my mind stretched, Bloke! Here goes: What is creativity? The ability to create, invent or imagine something new or in new ways. There […]Read More Question Fun or Fun Questions?
Here are the questions for Share Your World this week and my answers: What’s the first thing you notice about a person? What they are wearing, especially the color, if it’s someone I know – this is subconscious but if I see that color later, I will think it’s that same person. On the conscious […]Read More SYW: On Bad Habits, Improving One’s Life, and Anything Chocolate
Yesterday’s news items: Manafort found guilty on 8 counts. Cohen pleads guilty to 8 charges, implicates president in two of them. I decided to share some of the memes being shared on social media (because they’re clever and say it better than I can). These are my favorites so far.Read More Today Is Brought to You by the Number 8
I like to participate in Cee’s weekly Share Your World, that is, if I can think of something interesting to say! So here goes… Which tastes better: black or green olives? Neither – I don’t like olives. This may sound weird, but the “best” olive I ever ate was a raw one, right from […]Read More SYW: On families, rooms, olives, and space travel
This morning we heard the news of the death of Aretha Franklin, aged 76, of pancreatic cancer. Aretha accompanied me throughout my life. Her rendition of Otis Redding’s RESPECT and Carole King’s Natural Woman are iconic songs of our times. Her voice inspired us, but she was also active in the civil rights movement. […]Read More She Was Everything That God Gave Her (RIP, Aretha)
Here are my answers for Cee’s weekly Share Your World. Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern hemisphere, what’s your favorite ice-cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavor? (Those of you who live down under I’m sure you remember what it is like in the hot summer months). I always […]Read More Cee’s Share Your World: On ice cream, keeping cool and cell phone use
I watched the news today (oh boy), to hear about the summit between Trump and Putin. In the opinion of many, including some Republicans, Trump is a traitor. I believe either Trump wants Putin’s help to become a dictator or Putin has something on Trump (hopefully the latter). This photo is worth a thousand words. […]Read More What Can I Say?
Review written on Jan. 24, 2018 in my personal journal; now posting for reading challenge When Have You Read 2018. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan Non-fiction Rating: 4 stars Finished Reading: January 24, 2018 Zealot, by Reza Aslan, is the author’s quest to find the historical Jesus (as […]Read More Book Review: “Zealot: The Life & Times of Jesus of Nazareth” by Reza Aslan