Category Archives: Challenges

Flower of the Day – Little Lambs

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Flower of the Day – Little Lambs

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My daughter had these cute little lambs in flower pots for her new baby’s room. They make a cute decoration, and look like flowers.

 

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 19, 2018 – Lotus

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

Listen to Me – Song Lyric Sunday – Listen

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Listen to Me – Song Lyric Sunday – Listen IMG_1345

Song Lyric Sunday Theme for 11/18/18

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For SLS, Helen has asked us to consider songs with the word ‘listen’. Thanks, Helen!

This is a bit funny, because the song I chose last week was called, “Listen”, by Collective Soul.

Then, my yesterday’s post was about Buddy Holly and rock ‘n roll, so today I found a song called “Listen to Me”, by Buddy Holly. Interesting how all that kind of went together.

I couldn’t find out much about this song, because there is a tribute album with this title, where various artists were singing Buddy Holly songs. That’s what kept popping up when I searched for information about the actual song.

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“Listen to Me”, by Buddy Holly, was released in 1958. It was written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty, and is on the Coral label.

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Listen to me and hold me tight
And you will see our love so right
Hold me darling, listen closely to me

Your eyes will see what love can do
Reveal to me your love so true
Listen to me, listen closely to me

I’ve told the stars you’re my only love
I want to love you tenderly
Those same bright stars in heaven above
Know now how sweet sweethearts can be

Listen to me, hear what I say
Our hearts can be nearer each day
Hold me darling, listen closely to me

Listen to me
Listen, listen, listen to me

I’ve told the stars you’re my only love
I want to love you tenderly
Those same bright stars in heaven above
Know now how sweet sweethearts can be

Listen to me, hear what I say
Our hearts can be nearer each day

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Lyrics found on Songlyrics.com

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

20 Odd Questions – Wrong Answers

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20 Odd Questions – Wrong Answers

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As always, I’m late to the party, but I saw these funny questions recently, and wanted to answer them.

I saw them first on Melanie’s blog, and they started out on Rory’s blog. The links are below:

It’s Just Plain … Silly!

https://sparksfromacombustiblemind.com/2018/11/14/20ish-questions/

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Rules

‘It’s Just Plain….”

Ten questions for you to answer in the silliest way possible without giving the right answer!

You know me, l love quacky and wacky!

Don’t answer the questions the right way!

Nominate one blogger to answer the questions, but before you do, create 2 new questions of your own to replace 2 existing questions.

“It’s Just Plain …” created by  A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! a pingback is always welcome but it also means l don’t miss out on the silliness either!

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Keep in mind, these questions are all in fun, and are supposed to be answered wrong, or at least funny!

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  • How come you press harder on a remote control when you know the battery is dead? 

Because many moons ago remote controls didn’t exist, so now we believe them to be a magic wand. Plus the static electricity generated from our fingers sometimes will jump start the ‘troller’s’ batteries, you know…like magic!

 

  • If an orange is orange, why isn’t a lime called a green or a lemon called a yellow? 

Because there is nothing really that rhymes with the word ‘orange’, so the poor downtrodden color gets it’s only fame from being the only designated color & name of the lovely citrus fruit…called Orange.

 

  • Why is it that when you’re driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?  

Because the radio DJ might mention a number on the countdown of popular songs, or you might hear the song “867-5309 Jenny”, and confuse it with the address you’re looking for. It could totally happen! So…turn down that volume, okay?

 

  • Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?  

This is a trick question. Lemons squeeze out ‘real’ lemon juice.

 

  • Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?  

Because the universe is wack-o. And back to the lemons…lemon juice will lighten your hair, too. Will coffee slathered on your skin make it darker? I think not.

 

  • Why is it that people say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up like every two hours?  

Babies are like little birds, always cheeping for their food. And that reminds me…someone might say of someone that they don’t eat much, so they eat like a bird…well, birds are ravenous and will eat constantly. They empty our bird feeder in a matter of minutes.

 

  • Why isn’t 11 pronounced “onety-one”?  

Because whoever invented language thought it sounded funny, and they were stick in the muds, who didn’t want anyone to giggle at funny words.

 

  • What disease did cured ham actually have? 

The disease of not being actually cooked. Cured, smoked, made into jerky…it’s all the same…raw meat.

 

  • If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons? 

Electricity comes from the sky as lightning. You ever seen an electrical storm in the sky? Freaky beautiful! You’d be a moron if you stood out in the middle of lightning, especially with a golf club pointing to the sky.

 

  • What is something that everyone looks stupid doing?  

Chewing chewing chewing

 

  • What would your autobiography be called?

“Slowly I turned…step by step…inch by inch…Boo!”

 

  • Which animal would be the King/Queen/President (other gender-neutral terms are available and can be used, here) when (yes, I said when, the AI’s won’t be taking over, animals will) the animal kingdom rise up and take over?  

Never mind the animals, birds, and insects…watch out for the plants! Can anyone say Triffids and Audrey II. The Venus Flytrap is a known specimen from another planet. You may think of them as innocent little fly eaters, but just you wait! “Feed me, Seymour!”

 

  • You’re on death row for a crime of your choice, what did you do, why did you do it, and what would your last meal be and why?

I would have been falsely accused, but I’d demand all my favorite Mexican foods. That way I could gas them before they could gas me.

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  • If your pet/child or the fly that lives in your bedroom if you have neither, had to give you a reference for your dream job, what would they say and do you think you’d get the job?  

My cat Cricket would say hire her for outer space exploration, because she’s already an alien, and waaayyy out there.

 

  • A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?  

He’s here because I always take in homeless animals, and dress them in funny costumes. He sings, ” Gimme the beat, boys, and free my soul…I wanna get lost in your rock ‘n roll, and drift away.”

 

  • How would you sell hot chocolate (cocoa) in the hottest country in the world? 

Skipping this question

 

  • If you were a pizza delivery person, how would you benefit from the use of scissors? 

Pizza delivery persons depend on tips from the customers, so they tell the customers they will cut up their ticket price in half, and then the customer will give them a bigger tip of money for themselves.

 

  • If you could have a machine that produced £100 for life, how much would you be willing to pay for it? 

Nothing…if all I got was $100 to last a lifetime. Wouldn’t be worth it. And, besides…whoever invented this machine wouldn’t want to part with it if it really worked, so I’m sure I wouldn’t be cut in on the deal.

 

  • If you could have dinner with three people alive or dead, who would you pick and why?

Skipping this question

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Now, two silly questions from me…

Why do they call it ‘sun bathing’ when you don’t get wet?

What can you hold in your right hand that you can’t hold in your left hand?

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Breaking the rules…breaking the rules…not nominating anyone this time…just go for it if you want to.

And…that’s all for now…hope you had as much fun reading these as I had answering them. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

 


 

Rock ‘n Roll – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Roll/Role

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Rock ‘n Roll – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Roll/Role

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 17/18

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Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “roll/role.” Use one, use both, it’s entirely up to you. Enjoy!

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Rock ‘n Roll

Buddy Holly

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Rock ‘n Roll Stole My Soul … that’s a saying that is on one of my tank tops. I wear it a lot. I’ve loved rock music ever since I first heard any. Music makes the world go round, or is that love? “I love rock ‘n roll music. dah dah dah…” whatever the rest of the words go to that song.

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“Rave On”, by Buddy Holly, was released in 1958. It was written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, and Norman Petty, and is on the Coral label.

Yes, the first thing I thought about for the prompt of ‘roll/role’ was the legendary rock ‘n roll musician, Buddy Holly.

Our city is the hometown of this gifted man, and we do have the Buddy Holly Center, a museum, a statue, and even streets named after him. He is buried in our city cemetery, and I’ve seen it many times. People leave guitar picks at the site.

Buddy Holly got his start right here, and even played his music at our skating rink back in the day. This was before my time of skating there, though. I think I heard that my aunt went to school with him…high school.

The place where the statue is, is called the Walk of Fame, and there are plaques with all the names of musicians, and actors who have come from here, and the areas near here. There are a lot of them.

The museum with all things Buddy Holly, also has a gift shop, where you can buy most anything you can think of to do with him. I’ve been there a lot of times.

Anyway, seeing the prompt ‘roll’ was a good one to get me thinking of rock ‘n roll, but then I do that all the time, anyway.

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Have a fun Saturday, and enjoy some music of your choice. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

Flower of the Day – Painting

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Flower of the Day – Painting

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This is my painting of an orange flower and lemer that I did a long time ago. I was looking at a picture in a magazine, and thought it was cute, so wanted to make a painting of it.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 17, 2018 – Lotus

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

Feline Friday – Little Orange

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Feline Friday – Little Orange

https://comedy-plus.com/2018/11/16/feline-friday-69/

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More pictures of the kitty we call Little Orange. He’s the one that looks like Big Orange (or Big Yellow). He is still a little bit shy, but now has become pretty friendly, letting me pet him a lot. He is so soft!

Here he is sitting in all the leaves that fell from our tree in the front yard the other day.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

Flower of the Day – Fairy Garden

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Flower of the Day – Fairy Garden

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This is one of the Fairy Gardens I’ve made in the past. They are fun to do, finding all kinds of little figures, plants, and flowers to add.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 16, 2018 – Pampas Grass & Autumn Leaves

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Thanks for visiting! Peace

© 2018 BS

Flower of the Day – Tulips & Kitty

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Flower of the Day – Tulips & Kitty

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It’s been quite a few years since I grew these tulips. I thought they turned out nice, but they didn’t last long. We had a spring storm and it ruined them, so I was glad I had this photo.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – November 15, 2018 – Mums

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS