April Squares Day # 5 – Rocky Top

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April Squares Day # 5 – Rocky Top

Can’t see the top for the trees!

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April is a month of squares, hosted by Becky. The theme is ‘top’, and all photos must be squared.

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Thanks so much, Becky, for hosting this fun challenge. 🙂

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This is a well-weathered (now white and gray) duck decoy that is on top of a big gray rock in our front flower bed.

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“Rocky Top Tennessee”, by the Osborne Brothers.

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Get the Party Started – Song Lyric Sunday – Party

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Get the Party Started – Song Lyric Sunday – Party 

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Today for SLS, Jim has given us the prompt of Birthday, Cake, Gift, Party or Surprise. Thanks, Jim.

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This is a fun song and video from Pink. I like most all her songs. In this video she is getting ready to go to a party or club for fun and dancing. She tries on lots of cool outfits. As she makes her way to the party, she grabs a skateboard for a little while, but falls off. Later she is on a high rise scaffolding platform as she manages to find the place. Then she dances with a lot of people. Looks like fun. 🙂

This is the link to the song’s Wiki information page.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_the_Party_Started

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“Get the Party Started”, by Pink, can be found on her 2001 album, “Missundaztood”. It was written by Linda Perry, and is on the LaFace label.

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[Chorus]
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started

[Verse 1]
Get the party started on a Saturday night
Everybody’s waiting for me to arrive
Sending out the message to all of my friends
We’ll be looking flashy in my Mercedes Benz
I got lots of style, check my gold diamond rings
I can go for miles if you know what I mean

[Chorus]
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
(I’m comin’ up, I’m comin’)
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started

[Verse 2]
Pumping up the volume, breaking down to the beat
Cruising through the west side, we’ll be checking the scene
Boulevard is freaking as I’m coming up fast
I’ll be burning rubber, you’ll be kissing my ass
Pull up to the bumper, get out of the car
License plate says, “Stunner: #1 Superstar”

[Chorus]
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
(I’m comin’ up, so you better)
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started

Get this party started

Making my connection as I enter the room
Everybody’s chillin’ as I set up the groove
Pumping up the volume with this brand new beat
Everybody’s dancing and they’re dancing for me
I’m your operator, you can call anytime
I’ll be your connection to the party line

[Chorus]
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
(I’m comin’ up, I’m comin’)
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
(I’m comin’ up, I’m comin’)
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started
(I’m comin’ up, so you better)
I’m comin’ up, so you better get this party started

Get this party started (Ooh)
Get this party started right now
Get this party started (Ooh)
Get this party started
Get this party started right now

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Lyrics found on Genius Lyrics

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© 2020 BS

 

A to Z Blog Challenge 2020 – Letter D – Ducks

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Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together….
– Carl Zwanzig

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Coloring page shows a mama duck and two baby ducklings, floating on water. There are reeds and cattails at the bottom, and light green swirls above.

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Fibbing Friday

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Fibbing Friday

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

Find out more at the link found below.

Below are 10 questions, the answers to which are entirely up to you.
The idea though is to fib a little, a lot, tell whoppers, be inventive, silly or even outrageous in your response as long as you evade the truth (or maybe bend it a little).

https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/04/03/fibbing-friday-april-3rd-2020/

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  1. What is the Pythagorean Theorem?

This is the belief that Python snakes are cute and cuddly.

  1. What is the Higgs boson better known as?

Higgs boson is more commonly known as the contractions a woman has as she is giving birth.

  1. Technically an acronym, what does COVID-19 actually stand for?

It’s the title of my memoir – ’19 Creepy Old Vampires I Dated’.

  1. What is the Theory of Relativity?

This means your relatives/kinfolk come visiting way too often.

  1. What is Newton’s Third Law?

Newton’s Third Law is some sort of voo-doo.

  1. What is the difference between mass and weight?

Mass is when you go to church, and weight is something you never ask about.

  1. What is the formula for density?

HS + Col + DTC = DDS

  1. What is the process by which a solid transforms directly into a gas called?

Magic

  1. What makes biology unique compared to other sciences?

Biology is the fun science … *wink* 😉

  1. According to one particular idiom, what do April showers bring?

April (and May) showers usually bring hail & tornadoes around here.

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April Squares Day # 4 – Up On Top of the Roof

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April is a month of squares, hosted by Becky. The theme is ‘top’, and all photos must be squared.

To join in, and to see other entries, just click the below link.

Thanks so much, Becky, for hosting this fun challenge. 🙂

 

Happy Memories

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My husband and my brother in law were up on top of the roof of my dad’s house quite a few years ago. There had been a big storm which damaged lots of trees, so they were trimming broken ones.

Photo = two guys on top of roof, blue sky, tree & branches, and a ladder.

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“Up On the Roof”, by The Drifters.

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© 2020 BS

Two Souls: Into the Fire # 285

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Two Souls: Into the Fire # 285

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TWO SOULS: INTO THE FIRE

# 285

warning…adult content

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“I really want to know you,” Melody said. “Like, how it was growing up. It seems so different from me.” She was drawing little hearts on the damp table.

“I do that,” Ghost said.

“Huh…do what?”

“That…draw on the table,” he said. “Ever since I was a kid, this here table. I drawed lots of stuff on here.” He pushed his finger around on the still wet surface of the old-fashioned dinette. “It could tell you lots of stories about me.”

“This table was our grandmother’s?” Melody asked.

“Um-hmm,” Ghost said, as he got a far-away look in his eyes.

“Oh, Ghost, I want to hear about her, too. I’ve missed so much.”

Ghost looked up, meeting her eyes. He knew she meant it, and that he would tell her everything…everything. “Everything,” he said aloud.

“Yes, everything.” Melody repeated, as she looked deep into Ghost’s eyes.

A thousand thoughts and memories were filling his mind…snippets of conversations, long gone, snap shots of his life, running together in fast-forward sequences. He wasn’t trying to send his images to her, but she was hearing and seeing some of them, as she stared back. They both were totally in their own world, together…he sending and she receiving the images and feelings. They didn’t hear Steve and Linda come quietly to the kitchen door.

They paused, watching Melody and Ghost, and were fascinated. Linda nudged Steve. He smiled, as they both could tell that these two were talking without words. Just then, Spirit jumped up onto the table, breaking their concentration. Both reached out to pet him, then laughed.

Steve cleared his throat to make himself noticed. “Y’all okay?”

“Yeah, we got some things to catch up on,” Ghost said. “And Spirit says he’s happy Melody came home to us, and I am, too.”

“Me, too,” Melody said. “I want to really be your sister, not just somebody who looks like you.”

“I got lots to tell you, and show you,” Ghost said.

Steve laughed. “Melody, you’ll learn soon enough that once you get Ghost talking, he don’t ever want to stop.”

“I can’t wait,” Melody said.

“Y’all have plenty of time for that. Right now, we gotta go to the store, that is if y’all want to eat, later,” Steve said. “Who’s coming with me”

“Me and Ghost,” Melody said, getting excited.

“I’m not,” Linda said. “I’m going back to the Yew. Kinsey’s probably pulling his hair out by now, trying to keep up with Stevie and Mandy. Y’all can take the van; it has more room. I’ll drive Kinsey’s car back.”

Melody jumped up from the table. “Where’s some paper? I’ll make a list.”

“I like making lists,” Ghost said. “I’ll get some paper for you.” He went off to his bedroom.

“Well, brother,” Linda said, “I’m heading back to town. Y’all coming in later?”

“Sure, we’ll be in, and Melody will probably need to recover from the shopping trip, if you know what I mean,” Steve said, shaking his head.

Linda laughed. “Oh, I think it’s you who’ll need to recover. Anyway, give me a hug, I’m outta here.”

“Need me to pick up some things at the store, while we’re there?” Melody asked Linda.

“Oh, yeah…write down juice, for the kids, and some cereal and milk for in the morning. I don’t know what else right now,” Linda said.

She and Steve walked toward the front porch. “See ya later,” Steve said, waving her off.

Back inside, Ghost handed Melody some paper and markers. “Here, ” he said. You can have this notebook for your own.”

“Oh, thank you,” Melody said. She started writing the list. “Tell me what y’all need to buy, and I’ll write it.” Ghost looked around the kitchen, naming off items.

“Put beer on there,” Steve said, as he came back into the kitchen.

“And, cat food,” Ghost said.

After a few minutes, the list was finished, and they were ready to go. “Where is this grocery store?” Melody asked.

“Raleigh…about thirty miles from here,” Steve said. “There’s a little one here, but for most of it, we go to the big one.”

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As they drove down the highway toward Raleigh, Steve said, “Ok, here’s the plan. We go in, we get what’s on the list, and we go home. Got it?”

“Uh…we need to go to the magic shop, too,” Ghost said.

“And, why is that?” Steve asked.

“There’s a magic shop,” Melody asked. “I want to go see it.”

“Maybe another day,” Steve said. He expected to get a rise from Ghost, or even Melody, but they were quiet. He glanced in the rearview mirror at Ghost, then noticed Melody smiling and nodding her head…for some reason he couldn’t find a reason for. Then it dawned on him…they were mind talking.

“Hey, y’all stop that ESPing each other.” He frowned. “If ya got something to say, just say it.”

“Okay, please, please, please, Steve, can we go to the magic shop?” Melody begged, hoping Ghost’s suggestion would work.

“We ain’t got nothing else to do today,” Ghost said.

Steve was shaking his head, no, but said. “Oh, y’all win, but just for a minute. We’ll go in, say hi, and you can get what you need. How’s that sound?”

“We can do that,” Ghost said. He and Melody high-fived.

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The rest of the trip was spent with Ghost singing songs, and Melody adding her voice along with him on the ones she knew. Steve smiled. They sound great together…

“Hey, I have an idea,” Steve said. “You both should sing a few songs on the stage.”

“Me…sing on a stage?” Melody asked.

“Yeah, you sing really good, and if you and Ghost sang together, it would be awesome.”

“You do sing good,” Ghost said. “When we gonna be on stage again?”

“Soon, I hope,” Steve said. “We’ll have to clear it with Kinsey, but I’m sure he’d be okay with some Saturday night.

“We can have Zack and Trevor up there, too,” Ghost said, getting excited. “I need to sing. Well, more than I do now, anyway.”

“I know, and it’s been way too long,” Steve said.

“What songs would you want me to sing?” Melody asked. “What if I mess it all up?”

“We’d practice a lot first, don’t worry about it. You already know most of them, anyway,” Ghost said. “It’s really fun, and the kids love it when we play. They won’t boo you, if you miss a word. They never do to me, and I forget the words sometimes…right, Steve?”

“That’s right, Melody. Ghost forgets the words, even though he’s been singing them for years. Then, he just makes something up and keeps going.” Steve laughed.

“Well, guess I’ll try it, then.” Melody said.

They were in Raleigh now, and Steve was negotiating the traffic. “This is a pretty big city,” Melody said, looking at the buildings and shops.

“There it is…the magic shop,” Ghost hollered, pointing it out to Melody. “It’s got all kinds of cool things in there, and the lady is real nice.”

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Next part coming soon!

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This is a work of “fan fiction” based on the novel, “Lost Souls” by Poppy Z. Brite. All credit for the original characters, places, and some backstory mentions, belong to Ms. Brite and her publishing affiliates. Only newly introduced characters, places, and original elements of this story are entirely from my imagination. Character descriptions are a blend of the original book descriptions and my interpretation of them.

All songs included in this work will be solely owned by the original performers/writers and will be credited. Creative license is taken in including them in this story.

No harm is intended toward author, musicians, or people and situations to whom there may be a resemblance.

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The content herein is rated by me as being at the high end of MA (Mature Audience). It includes strong language, violence, sexual themes, including same sex pairings, religious themes, and fantasy horror.

April Squares Day # 3 – Capitol Dome

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Not just hares who wear top hats

April is a month of squares, hosted by Becky. The theme is ‘top’, and all photos must be squared.

To join in, and to see other entries, just click the above link.

Thanks so much, Becky, for hosting this fun challenge. 🙂

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This is the top dome of our Texas state capitol building.

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Yeah, straight from the top of my dome
As I rock, rock, rock, rock, rock the microphone
Yeah, straight from the top of my dome

“Freestyler”, by Bomfunk MC’s

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A to Z Blog Challenge 2020 – Letter C – Camels

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A “critic” is a man who creates nothing …
– Robert A. Heinlein

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Coloring book page shows multicolored mama and baby camels. There are a couple of small pyramids (brown), and a yellow sun with blue clouds in the sky.

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