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Just Jot It January – Favorite – Day 31

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Just Jot It January – Favorite – Day 31

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 31st

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 31st is “your favorite thing/part/blog post of last year or last month.” Talk about what you did or discovered that gave you happiness and/or success. Have fun!

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This is the final post for the Just Jot It January challenge. It’s been a lot of fun.

I did miss the last few days, though, because I was in the hospital…just got out last night.

I wanted to do this last one, though, even though I didn’t complete the whole month of prompts.

Thanks to Linda G. Hill, for hosting this challenge again this year, and to all the ones who provided interesting prompt/jot words to write about!

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Today’s suggestion is to talk about our favorite post, which I’m taking to mean for the challenge.

I looked on the stats page, and the most viewed post of mine was on Day 10. It had a couple of sunrise photos, and a poem. So maybe that was a favorite from your point of view.

I had another couple in mind as my own favorites. Those were Day 21, which was Echo, and I had a couple of new poems done in the Echo Poetry style.

One other was on Day 22, which was Curiosity. I posted a favorite quote I like, and talked about being curious about things.

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I’m used to posting something every day, even more than once a day normally, so doing a whole months worth of this challenge’s posts was no problem for me.

I did have to really think hard to come up with a response to a couple (or more) of the suggestion plots. It’s not always easy to do. That was a challenge some days.

The best part of the challenge, for me, was visiting with y’all, and seeing how everyone took a different slant on the same prompt words. I’m always amazed at how everyone is so talented and such great bloggers/writers this group of online acquaintances are. You all Rock!!

I do want to thank everyone for paying a visit over here, and I appreciate all the views, likes, and really great comments you left! ❤

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

Just Jot It January – Zoomie – Day 24

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Just Jot It January – Zoomie – Day 24

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 24th

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 24th is brought to you by Bee! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Bee’s word for our prompt today is “zoomie.” Interpret it any way you’d like, and use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Today’s Jot word is = Zoomie, and was suggested by Bee. Thanks so much!

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Sorry, Bee, I don’t know what to write about this word, so I just wrote it out.

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Oh, wait…my grand-daughter has some toys called Umizoomi. She has a car and some little people, but I don’t have a picture of them. She likes playing with them a lot.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Just Jot It January/One-Liner Wednesday – Day 23

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Just Jot It January/One-Liner Wednesday – Day 23

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 23rd, and One-Liner Wednesday

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Today’s Jot can be anything, and can be combined with the One-Liner Wednesday challenge. Thanks, Linda!

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Word Crimes

e Right to Remain Silent

The world tongue-twister champion just got arrested. I hear they’re gonna give him a really tough sentence.

Tough Sentencing

Did you hear about the semi-colon that broke the law? He was given two consecutive sentences.

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“Word Crimes”, by Weird Al Yankovic, was released from the album, “Mandatory Fun”, in 2013. It was written by, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Clifford Harris Jr., and Marvin Gaye. It is on the RCA label.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

 

Just Jot It January – Curiosity – Day 22

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Just Jot It January – Curiosity – Day 22

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#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 22nd

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 22nd is brought to you by Pamela! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Pamela’s word for our prompt today is “curiosity.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Today’s Jot word is = curiosity, and was suggested by Pamela! Thanks!

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You see things and say ‘why?’ But I dream things that never were and say ‘why not?’ ~ George Bernard Shaw

This is a quote from George Bernard Shaw. (July 26, 1856-November 2, 1950) He was a Nobel-Prize and Oscar-winning Irish playwright, critic, and socialist.

I like this quote because I do feel people in general see the things, and happenings in their world, each in their own unique way. Some are satisfied with the surface appearance of what their life is like, or maybe ask a rhetorical ‘why’, but dig no deeper. Then there are others, who are not satisfied with the status quo, so let their curiosity lead them down many other pathways, to find out more.

I know I’m curious about lots of things, and want to know the usual answers to, who, what, where, when, and why. Looking for answers, especially when you go googling, can take a long time, because one thing you find, leads to another interesting thing. Curiosity is a good thing!

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Just Jot It January – Echo – Day 21

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Just Jot It January – Echo – Day 21

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 21st

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 21st is brought to you by Lady Lee! Click here to find her last Just Jot it January post and say hi while you’re there! Lady Lee’s word for our prompt today is “echo.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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The Jot word of the day is = echo. Thanks Lady Lee for the suggestion!

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There is a form of poetry called ‘Echo Poems’.

You write a line about anything you want, and just echo the last word, or use a rhyming word to go with the last word of the line you wrote. Sounds pretty simple, but it’s harder than it looks.

They are fun to do though, so I’ve tried a couple…

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Love?

A million dollars buys a bunch – lunch?

You can buy what you desire – liar!

It’s a fact you can’t buy love – dove

Pay your bills then have some fun – sun

Love will come when time is right – night?

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Aliens

Alien beings are certainly here – near

Watching over you and I – why?

Are they friend or are they foe? – know

Echoes from the faraway stars – Mars?

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

 

Just Jot It January – Serendipity – Day 20

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Just Jot It January – Serendipity – Day 20

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 20th

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 20th is brought to you by Jill! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Jill’s word for our prompt today is “serendipity.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Today’s Jot word is = serendipity. Thanks, Jill!

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Serendipity = the accidental discovery of something good that you hadn’t been looking for.

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That is a nice sounding word, a fun word to describe an unplanned wonderful surprise. There have been lots of things discovered accidentally in medicine, and technology throughout the years. In Jill’s post she mentions the microwave oven, and penicillin as two of them, and I’d seen them, too when I looked up what serendipity meant.

What are some more? Hang on a minute while I look….

These are just a very few of the accidental discoveries from the past that are still used today:

Vaseline

Potato Chips

Coca Cola

Plastic

Teflon

Velcro

Popsicles

Post-It Notes

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And, as the painter, Bob Ross, says:

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” ― Bob Ross

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

Just Jot It January – Companionship – Day 18

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Just Jot It January – Companionship – Day 18

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 18th

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 18th is brought to you by Di! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Di’s word for our prompt today is “companionship.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Today’s Jot prompt word is companionship. Thanks Di!

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I have had a bit of a time trying to think of something for this prompt.

So…I decided to try a poem in a form I haven’t done in a long time.

It’s called a Sevenling, and is supposed to be 7 lines long, and include elements of three things, sort of a list? It can rhyme or not, even though I try to, and try to make it make some kind of sense.

Anyway…here’s my not great attempt:

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Companionship

It’s said that three is a lucky number

A one, a two, and three

A pyramid is of three sides, the boulders they did wrangle

In fact it was an elaborate burial triangle

A trio means three’s company, a foursome won’t comply

The best companionship to have is

Me, myself, and I

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And…another try at this

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Companionship is not a boat, in the nautical sense of the word

It has no water, and no sail, no squawking parrot bird

Companionship consists of us, friends you cannot buy

But if you find that you’re alone

There’s no need to sigh

The best companionship I’ve found

Is me, myself, and I

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Not all that good, huh? Now, I wanted to check out pyramids to see if they really do have 3 sides, and nope, they don’t. There are different shapes, and the base it is sitting on is considered a side, too. So, the ones that look like triangles, are 4 sided.

The more I fall down the rabbit hole, the more I learn. And, this has taken far longer than I intended for a simple jot!

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Oops! – One Liner Wednesday & Just Jot It January

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Oops! – One Liner Wednesday & Just Jot It January

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 16th, and One-Liner Wednesday

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This was the page on the calendar we have today.

 

Have you had one of those Oops! moments when working on your computer? I know I have.

Right after I push the wrong button, there’s a second that I freeze. Oh no! What have I done?

Then there is the scramble to get it back, by trying all kinds of little tricks and trials.

Sometimes it’s gone forever, and you just have to start over.

Here’s another kind of Oops!

A broken egg yolk this morning. But, hey…they were going to be scrambled anyway. Just a minute, though…this was a double yolk egg. It happens sometimes, too. Some say it’s good luck to find a double yolk egg.

If so, I wish you all good luck in all your computer dealings today! 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

Just Jot It January – Paris – Day 15

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Just Jot It January – Paris – Day 15

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 15th

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 15th is brought to you by Kelli! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Kelli’s word for our prompt today is “Paris.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Today’s prompt word is Paris.

Here’s some photos of the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada. We were there for our daughter’s wedding quite awhile ago. It’s a very beautiful hotel, where we stayed, and the ceremony was held in the chapel there.

The last photo is a souvenir from the actual city of Pairs France. Our neighbors took a trip there a couple of years ago, and brought it back for me.

 

Now I have actually been to Paris France, many years ago. I say that because I was, but it was just at the airport where I had a layover as I was on my way to Germany. I didn’t get to go out and explore, and in fact almost missed my plane.

Another Paris I’ve been to and lived there is Paris Texas. After Germany, we did move to Paris TX for awhile. Some of my husband’s family still live there and have for many years.

So, you could say I’ve had some dealings with the Paris places in the world. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Just Jot It January – Reflection – Day 14

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Just Jot It January – Reflection – Day 14

#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 14th

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Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 14th is brought to you by Janet! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Janet’s word for our prompt today is “reflection.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Odd Reflections

  • Reflection of computer game in my coffee
  • Pretty reflection I saw on a parking lot…maybe from mirrors?
  • UFOs? no – reflections of lights in a plate glass window

Reflections on Post-It Notes

I jot down lots of things on those little sticky notes. Reminders, lists, rhymes, menu orders, funny things I hear…well, lots of things. They just pile up, and sometimes I go through them before throwing most away.

These are my Crazy Notes…a jumble of things, which makes sense at the time, but later, reading them in random order…well, they sound so silly. 🙂

Here’s a small sample I’ve reflected on today. They were written sometime other in the past year.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS