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Sharing Time – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 11

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Sharing Time – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 11

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According to the suggested rules of NaNoPoblano this year, we are to have days when we share other participants posts. 🙂

Here’s a few I’m enjoying reading:

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Caturday on a rainy day…  … Zombie Flamingos – Cool name! Lot’s of cute photos of her cats, and great photography of all subjects.

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https://vanessence.wordpress.com/2019/11/11/remembering-veterans-day-2/ – Vanessence (Essentially Vanessa) – Lots about journaling & fun quizzes

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https://bodhisattvaintraining.wordpress.com/ – Inner workings of an Untamed Mind – True stories of places lived & times had back then.

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You can find more at the ‘team’ link up top!

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

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Flower of the Day – Purple Petals

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Flower of the Day – Purple Petals

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Maybe these are orchid petals? They are fairly large, and deep purple.

They were arranged in a white pumpkin, with some evergreen sprigs all around.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 11, 2019 – Clematis

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Sunday Trees – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 10 – Autumn Scenes

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Sunday Trees – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 10 – Autumn Scenes

Connecting with Sunday Trees, also! 🙂

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https://beccagivens.wordpress.com/2019/11/10/sunday-trees-417/

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Fall Foilage Photos:

  1.  Our front yard tree with fallen leaves (mostly still green/brown/dried/frozen) and a weathered wooded bench underneath
  2.  A large evergreen tree showing it’s many, tiny blue berry/seeds (at my aunt’s house)
  3. Orange, yellow, and green trees seen today by a business.

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She Loves You – Song Lyric Sunday – would/could/should/might

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She Loves You – Song Lyric Sunday – would/could/should/might 

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2019/11/09/modal-verbs/

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Today, for SLS, Jim Adams of ‘A Unique Title For Me’, has given us a prompt he calls modal verbs – would/could/should/might. Thanks, Jim.

To join in this fun weekly musical challenge, and see other entries, just click the above link.

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I read the whole Wiki article about how this song came about, and it’s pretty interesting. You can find it … here

But, here are a few tidbits:

  • …They began writing the song on {a} tour bus, and continued later that night at their hotel
  • …unusually for a love song, the lyrics are not about the narrator’s love for someone else; instead the narrator functions as a helpful go-between for estranged lovers
  • The “yeah, yeah, yeah” refrain proved an immediate, infectious musical hook.
  • In November 2004, Rolling Stone ranked “She Loves You” number 64 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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“She Loves You”, by the Beatles, was released as a single in 1963. It was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and is on the Capitol – Swan, and Parlophone labels.

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[Chorus: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

[Verse 1: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
You think you’ve lost your love
Well, I saw her yesterday
It’s you she’s thinking of
And she told me what to say

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She says she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
Yes, she loves you
And you know you should be glad

[Verse 2: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She said you hurt her so
She almost lost her mind
But now she said she knows
You’re not the hurting kind

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She says she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
Yes, she loves you
And you know you should be glad, ooh

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
With a love like that
You know you should be glad

[Verse 3: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
You know it’s up to you
I think it’s only fair
Pride can hurt you, too
Apologise to her

[Refrain: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
Because she loves you
And you know that can’t be bad
She loves you
And you know you should be glad, ooh

[Chorus: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah
With a love like that
You know you should be glad

[Outro: Paul McCartney & John Lennon]
With a love like that
You know you should be glad
With a love like that
You know you should be glad
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

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Lyrics found on Genius Lyrics

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Flower of the Day – Mum Bud

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Flower of the Day – Mum Bud

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That’s fun to say – Mum Bud – 🙂

Anyway, these are yellow chrysanthemums with buds & fuzzy green leaves.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day

FOTD – November 10, 2019 – Peony

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© 2019 BS

What Happened to Old Clothes? – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 9

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What Happened to Old Clothes? – NaNoPoblano 2019 – Day # 9

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You know, sometimes I get to thinking about some of the clothes I’ve had over the years, and wondering whatever happened to them. I don’t still have them, so where did they go?

If they were totally worn out, I’m sure I threw them away. If I was just tired of them, and they were still good, I know I donated them to the thrift stores collections.

But others, I just don’t know.

I remember some for liking them a lot, or because of some memory they hold. For two examples, I had a couple of dresses I hated. This was back when I was in elementary school. I didn’t have much choice in my clothes back then, as my mom bought them, so I wore them.

One was a pretty sky blue shift type dress, with shoulder epaulets of a multi-color fabric. It was okay, but I got teased from other kids that it made me look like a football player with big shoulders. I tried not to wear it very much.

Another was blue and white, dropped waist with plaid. It had a little collar and a plaid tie in front. That was another I didn’t like, because I figured girls didn’t wear ties. I (in secret) yanked on that tie until it ripped the whole thing apart. Never had to wear it again.

Years later, I sewed my own clothes after I learned how. I liked all of them, as they were my own creation. I got to choose the pattern and fabric. I even combined patterns to make original, new kinds of clothes.

I had one dress I really liked, but it got stolen. This was after I was married. I wore it to a relative’s house we were visiting for a week or so. I know who did it – my husband’s cousin – but I couldn’t prove it.

Another thing got stolen off the clothesline. It was a black t-shirt that I’d done fabric painting on, of feathers, and added embellishments of real feathers and beads. A neighborhood kid stole it. Couldn’t prove that either, but his sister told me he did.

Anyway, it’s interesting what remains in our memories.

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© 2019 BS

Word Fun – Stream of Consciousness Saturday ‘ght’

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Word Fun – Stream of Consciousness Saturday ‘ght’  

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 9/19

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Today, for SOCS, our prompt is to use words with the letters, ‘ght’ in them. Thanks, Linda!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, just click the above link for details. You can see other entries, also.

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Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “ght.” Find a word that contains the letters “ght” in that order, and use it any way you’d like. Bonus points if you use three or more different words containing those letters. Have fun!

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I’m fraught with thought to think I ought to post a post of laughter

Caught within the ‘ght’ a night of fright

Bright ideas did not delight

Right about midnight I was taught

A regular post might be better

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Yep, that’s me trying to cram a bunch of words with ‘ght’ into something … something …

And that was 13 of the ‘ght’ words. Oooh number 13!

Is that still the height (or heighth) of superstition, now that Halloween is past?

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And now I’m back from a breakfast break. I look at the ‘ght’ words and they look funny. Seems the more you look at a word, or repeat a word it gets to being strange. Does that happen to you? Then you question whether it’s spelled right.

Height doesn’t look right, but I looked it up, and it is. I thought a rule (most of the time) was that i comes before e, but it doesn’t in this word.  Hmmm Still looks wrong.

Oh yeah, I was reading in my book while eating breakfast. It’s the 6th of a series called the ‘Gone’ books, by Michael Grant. The title of this one is “Light”.  A good case for serendipity! 🙂

Have a lovely weekend!

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Flower of the Day – Ornamental Pepper

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Flower of the Day – Ornamental Pepper

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This little potted plant is called an ornamental pepper. There are red, orange, and darker peppers, and green leaves. I read that it does produce white flowers. Also, the peppers are edible, but are extra hot.

I saw this in the floral department at the store, so hope it counts as a flower of the day.

I know my mom had one of these a long time ago. It was a cute and interesting plant.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 9, 2019 – Daylily

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Fibbing Friday – Mixed Bag Q & A

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Fibbing Friday – Mixed Bag Q & A

These are fun questions we’re supposed to answer in any kind of silly, wrong, or outrageous ways. Just for fun!

https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/11/08/fibbing-friday-8th-november/

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1. What’s a cyclops? *** A clop is a sound a horse makes when he is walking. There once was a horse named Cy, and he did a lot of clopping, so they named it after him.

2. What’s next in this sequence? Y, G, B, B,  *** There was a chain of variety stores called T. G. & Y, a long time ago. They’ve since gone out of business, so the B B means Bye-Bye.

3. Patty has 4 apples and Pete pinched a pair. What do Patty and Pete have now? *** Bruised cheeks. This sounds like a math puzzle – I don’t do math puzzles.

4. How would an alien describe sheep? *** Fluffy clouds on the ground.

5. What is Fool’s Gold? *** It’s a crayon. The color is gold, but it will fool you by turning another color without notice.

6. Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty and Baby were the original Spice Girls. If you were to audition to be a sixth Spice, what would you be and why? Guys you can answer this one too! *** I’d be Spirit Spice – I’d bring a lot of spirit to the group, and if it bombed, I’d disappear since I’m a ghost.

7. Why are traditional teapots brown? *** Because if you turn the word around to ‘pot-tea’ you’ll know why. Nobody wants to see those kinds of stains.

8. What are the Winds of Change? *** Zephyrs – they swirl around leaving magic in their wake.

9. What is an amaryllis? *** A girl who lives in Amarillo TX is known as an amayrllis.

10. What are blues and twos? *** The sounds that shoes make – a squeaky, yet mournful sound.

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Flower of the Day – Odd Orchid

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Flower of the Day – Odd Orchid

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This is an orchid, but I don’t know what color to call it.

It’s not exactly pink, not exactly purple, not exactly red, not exactly salmon.

It’s pretty, so I’ll just call it odd.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 8, 2019 – Dahlia

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