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
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?
December 30, 3018 On our third day of our Nile cruise on board the Aida, we had a leisurely day enjoying our cruise and visiting a farm family on Besaw Island. Sayeed is an attractive 35-year-old, intelligent, and thoughtful man. He was as curious about us as we were about him. After showing us around […]Read More Journey to Egypt: Besaw Island: a Visit to a Farming Family
Fandango’s One Word Challenge today is finite. I have read other posts that have managed to cover several one word daily prompts in one post, which I admire. I have not attempted to do that. I don’t usually respond to the daily prompts due to lack of time or lack of inspiration. But the concept […]Read More We Are Finite (FOWC)
The Ragtag Daily Prompt for today is labor. Labor unions are a vanishing breed these days, particularly in the United States, where corporate interests have instilled negative and often false information about unions in the American public. Several states have busted unions and then became “right to work” states. This euphemism is meant to be […]Read More RDP Monday: Labor
Nice – another word with all five vowels to add to my collection! 🙂 I had never heard of the word sequacious before, so I checked several dictionary definitions. The American Heritage dictionary defines sequacious as follows: se·qua·cious (sĭ-kwā′shəs) adj. 1. Highly impressionable or unquestioning, especially in following a leader or embracing an idea: “False […]Read More Sunday RDP: Sequacious – Trump voters and caterpillars
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
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)
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?
I’ve heard this word, but I admit I had to look it up. Once I read the definition, I wrote a four-stanza haiku about the first person that came to mind. Posted for Your Daily Word Prompt: Supercilious. SUPERCILIOUS: DJT Supercilious Super-silly and trumped-up So full of himself. Pumped at his rallies His base always […]Read More YDWP: Supercilious Haiku