Get yourself some goblets, wine (or whatever) and make everybody talk Game of Thrones style…
Seriously, this gives me the most irrepressible urge to talk like Queen Cersei to everybody.
Which tv/movie/book character would you love to imitate for a day?
Last week explored the deep philosophical musings of your dog. This week, we enter the mind of your cat…
*mildly unsafe for work
What would your (or a friend’s) cat add to this discussion?
Have you ever wondered what your dog thinks about your bathing habits or why he circles before he does his *ahem* business. Ze Frank knows all…
*mildly unsafe for work.
What would your dog (or your neighbor’s) say if he could talk?
You ever have those moments where you wonder what the heck you’re doing, if your efforts are worth the time, or you’re just going to end up looking stupid?
It could be you’re learning something new, gearing up to talk to someone new, gathering the courage to speak out for what you believe in, or prepping to do something you don’t usually do. And, boom, you’re seized with doubts. Assuming those doubts are just good old-fashioned irrational fear and not some inkling of the potential for serious and unreasonable harm in your actions, I say check out the chicken below:
Now, folks keep calling this chicken (let’s call her Francine…because I like the name Francine) stupid. But who, with very little effort, walks away with not one but two portable snacks? The other chickens just keep pecking aimlessly, but Francine gets her food to go so she can go on being awesome.
Stupid? I think not. 😉
Note: No ROW80 check in today. I’ll update on Sunday. I hope all your ROW80 goals are moving right along!
How do you talk yourself out of the fear of feeling stupid?
*ROW80 update at the bottom of the post
We have a running joke in our family. Whenever we think we misheard someone, we repeat back to that person what it sounded like s/he said. Sometimes, we’re reasonably close. Other times, we’re wildly, hilariously off.
We’re not alone. Lots of folks do this all this time, often without even knowing how off the mark they are.
You see this especially with song lyrics:
*May be a wee bit NSFW, due to language (but only two or three instances…and said in such a great accent…so there’s that).
And now for a ROW80* update.
This has been a challenging week for me. Over the weekend, our car was robbed. Continue reading “Did I Hear That Right?”
Have you ever wondered how to make love really last?
The couple below, married 70 years in the first video and 75 in the second. Their advice is sweet, funny and very real.
*They might be the slightest bit questionable for watching at work, just so you know.
Here’s the updated video from this year:
What’s your favorite thing about this couple? What advice do you think is the most helpful?
It’s that time of the week again. Time for a little laugh and (maybe) a little nostalgia.
Anybody remember awkwardly slow dancing to this at a school dance?
That thought maybe brings back some memories better left forgotten. Anyway…
You know, this song is excellent advice for writers. We’re always being counseled to show more and tell less. Now, when you’re tempted to tell too much, just picture Jimmy and Jack telling you to show them how you feel.
Because it’s Friday, and we all need a little laugh.
Anyone else wonder how bad those pants might chafe? *shudder*
…baby goats in pajamas.
Seriously, how can you not smile when you watch tiny goats in tiny pajamas hopping around and headbutting each other?
You’re welcome. Happy Friday.
This post was inspired by Sara Foster’s post on The Faux Fountain Pen, Miles of Smiles Challenge. Her list of things that make her smile (you really must go check out the math pants) made me smile and reminded me of one my favorite smile inducing things, baby goats in pajamas (or sweaters, or coats or whatever).
Actually, I want to see baby goats in tuxedos.
And top hats.
Maybe with little canes.
That would truly impress me.
Somebody do that right away.