Fibbing Friday 21st January

Di is hosting this week

Here are the questions:

1. What did Miss Muffett sit on? Her ass, for too long, that’s why she couldn’t drop the weight.
2. Who tried to gatecrash her dinner? Her diet coach…to no avail could not get in.
3. What did Wee Willie Winkie do? Nothing, he was too small to do anything without parental assistance.
4. How many blackbirds were baked in a pie? None, that is disgusting and they are too hard to defeather.
5. Who sold sea shells on the sea shore? whoever owned the store at the end of the beach.
6. What did Peter Piper pick? his job, his friends, where he lived, what he ate, what clothes he wore, what kind of car he wanted…
7. What ran up the clock? the offense, they didn’t want to risk losing the ball.
8. What was daddy going to wrap Baby Bunting in? He was going to use a blanket but then mommy told him he needed to use the appropriate outerwear for a baby that small.
9. Where did Doctor Foster go? Probably the bar
10. What was the old man doing when it was pouring with rain? Sitting by the door waiting for it to stop

Sunday Poser # 63

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

Sadje is the host!

Well, the best answer would be to complete my blogging schedule on the days they are scheduled for! Hahaha! A day late is better than never…..

It’s not so much that I forget the same thing on a regular basis but what I do forget is to write myself notes because I always forget to remind myself of stuff. For example, I have crazy weird dreams sometimes. I have been meaning to put a notepad by the bed so that I can write down the names of the people I dream about. I mean the other night I had a dream about one of my close friends and her mother. I don’t even remember thinking about her per say recently. But often people from my past pop into my dreams and I am surprised that they were part of my dream. I just thought it would be neat to keep track of the people over a longer length of time. Strange, I know but….

Fibbing Friday January 14th, 2022

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  1. What was the actual name of the 1960’s rock group known as “The Fab Four”? The Fantastic Awesome Bunch of Four
  2. What children’s TV show was narrated by both Ringo Starr and George Carlin? The Funny Beatles
  3. What was the name of Sir Paul McCartney’s band after the Beatles? Paul after the Beatles
  4. What name did The Beatles go by before they became The Beatles? The Grubs
  5. Who was “The Forgotten Beatle”? the one the anteater found first, he never developed enough to get named
  6. How many Beatles movies are there? None, Disney wasn’t making movies with Pixar yet
  7. In relation to the other Beatles movies, what was unique about the movie, Yellow Submarine? It was filmed completely underwater.
  8. What exactly is, “The Butcher Cover”? a kraft paper. Originally sold to butchers for the purpose of wrapping meat and fish, now used for a wide variety of purposes, notably in primary education where it is used for arts and crafts, such as hanging artwork (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butcher_paper)
  9. What are the flowers mentioned in the song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” made of? candy from Willy Wonka’s factory
  10. Who is Billy Shears? Edward William Scissorhands II

Five Things Tuesday 11th January

Find it here at Salted Caramel

I know I am a day late but I really wanted to add to this! Sort of like the Monday Peeve!

Today I ask you to name 5 things that you wish would disappear from the world in 2022. Here’s my list :

  1. COVID and all its derivatives
  2. Donald Trump and all of his cronies
  3. Inflation and unemployment: you can’t walk in to any establishment and ask for a job, then get one. Now it is the “initial interview” then the second interview with “the hiring manager”. Next is the interview with “the panel”…then you don’t get the job because they filled it already. What a waste of time!
  4. Spiders that can be seen by a person: Yes, they are good for the environment, they are harmless, they eat bugs…I can’t look at them and recently the nightmares have come back…
  5. New food variations: I am so tired of going to the store and you can no longer find a candy bar like the old days – now they have candy hidden in them or pretzels! I saw a Reese’s the other day with potato chips! Wtf! Put a reeses on top of a chip and bite…there you go, they don’t need to manufacture it! Chips! Are there any regular chip flavored chips? A good old Coca Cola….not vanilla or orange, not diet with energy…Normal stuff!

Fibbing Friday 7th January 2022

Di is the host of Fibbing Friday, the only place that it is better to tell a lie! https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2022/01/07/fibbing-friday-7th-january-2022/

Here are the questions with my answers:

1. What is meant by jumping bail? It’s the game the farmer’s children play when all the hay is baled. Sort of like Leap Frog bug out in the field.
2. What is a skipping rope? When you go to the lumber yard and you just know the wood is heavy enough to hold itself down on the ride home.
3. What is a sickly hue? That sort of camel/orangey color
4. What is cooking the books? A banker is counting the money, a chef is cooking the books.
5. What is a microwave? A teeny tiny ripple at the beach on a really calm day.
6. What is meant by passing the buck? It means you were lucky enough not to hit it and destroy your car.
7. What are air kisses? a more polite way that telling someone they are an ass kisser
8. What is meant by shooting one’s mouth off? It’s a horrible form of suicide
9. What does a dentist do? The opposite of a straightenist
10. What is a ruff? No one knows…dogs speak their own language

Thanks Di for the fun! Now, I get to go and read everyone elses answers.

Throwback Thursday #19 – Superstitions, Amulets, and Charms

Maggie is the host!

What makes you feel lucky? Is it a four leaf clover, a rabbit’s foot, or a lucky penny? I don’t think anything really brings luck except chance. I have had “lucky charms” over the years but nothing that ever lasted. I do love eating Lucky Charms! My favorite cereal!

What are you superstitious of? Will you walk under a ladder? What’s your lucky number? What if a black cat crosses your path? I am superstitious…I won’t pick up a “tails up” penny, I would walk under a ladder if I couldn’t go around it, I think black cats are mysterious but not scary. I am more of a believer of Karma rather than superstitions, if that is a comparative belief. I do think #2 is my lucky number but its more of an OCD thing than luck, I like things in two’s. Many years ago my late husband used to play his lucky numbers every week for the lottery. One week he didn’t get to it and yes, as you guessed, his numbers came up. I don’t think he would’ve been a millionaire but it was a big win. After that he never played the same numbers nor have I.

Where did you learn ideas concerning luck? Do you still have superstitions in your adult life? I don’t think I ever heard my parents talk about luck or superstitions. Most of my “knowledge” was regular kid stuff; lucky rabbits foot, 4 leaf clover…

Since this is the last week of the year I am curious – do you make resolutions, eat specific foods, or have traditions or superstitions to usher in the new year? I don’t make resolutions per say since they don’t stick. It isn’t that I won’t continue but honestly I forget. There have been times I would stop eating junk food, for example, then next thing you know I am buying chips and some ice cream, totally forgetting, but still feeling like it’s a fail. As a kid we used to run out at midnight banging pots and pans. As an adult we used to spend the night with my friends. I like the gatherings but not crazy about loud parties. Many years I have fallen asleep. I do like watching the ball drop in NYC, I think it looks like everyone is having a good time, even though I don’t want to be there!

5 Sunday Breakfasts

Dr. Tanya hosts this prompt! https://saltedcaramel670.wordpress.com/2021/11/30/5-sunday-breakfasts/

What is better than staying in bed on Sunday morning? A fancy breakfast of course. While many of us are in a rush on weekday morning s, Sunday is when there is time and inclination for a long leisurely breakfasts or brunches What are your favourites? 

These are in no particular order since I have some real favorites, it just depends on the day…

  1. Waffles: Each nook cradling melted butter with Mrs. Butterworth Syrup (yes, I will do the real thing if it is available).
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2. Fried eggs with “Fake” American cheese slices melted on top. Yes, I like the fake stuff! You know – Land O Lakes slices, Kraft slices, welfare cheese…whatever you want to call it.

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3. Swiss Cheese Omelet

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4. Lucky Charms cereal

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5. Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Hard-roll

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Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day usually and is sometimes also lunch and dinner. Additionally, I do enjoy cold left-overs for breakfast too!

24 Hour Blog Question

The Main Questions For you are …

How do you remember moments in your life – what is your process for bringing your memories back to life?

Do you think the memories you have of your life from your yesterdays are an honest recollection – or do you think that they change with every re-telling?

in your opinion how deep is your long term memory?

What are some of your very first memories?

https://aguycalledbloke.blog/2021/10/29/how-well-do-you-truly-deeply-connect-reconnect-and-recollect-your-life/

Funny that this is the question today…David loves looking at pictures, he does it all the time. I found that I have a hard time sometimes just because of all the loses I have had. Memories, especially this time of year, are hard for me. Yes, they bring about good memories but they also bring sadness knowing that some of them are the only memories I will ever have.
I think when I want to remember I try to envision myself in the moment I am trying to think of. This helps me think with clarity. If I can recall myself in the situation I feel like my recollections are quite accurate. That being said, it’s all my interpretation isn’t it?

I can recall things from when I was probably three or four years old. I remember going to a babysitter’s house and sitting on the top bunk of the bunkbed they had. I remember a different babysitter that had hens and I was allowed to go look for eggs. I also remember she had channel 56 on her television and that channel had all the good cartoons during the week! Bugs Bunny, Sylvester and Tweety…I remember the first day of school in my new kindergarten class and being scared out of my mind but my friend Sarah dragged me in and told me it was fun. We had chocolate milk for snack. I have tons of bits and pieces and it is fun when all of a sudden I remember something totally new. Who knows if the memories are accurate? I don’t have anyone to really confirm one way or another. That’s life…

Fibbing Friday 29th October

All the questions are here

  1. Why does garlic repel vampires? They don’t want garlic breath when they are sucking on your neck
  2. What do you need to kill a werewolf? Some thick gloves, a good hiding spot, and a good ole dose of rat poison
  3. What is the purpose of a Jack-o-lantern? Its necessary when you don’t have batteries to fire up the Jack-o-flashlight
  4. What exactly is a ghoul? You have a dirty mind….
  5. Why can’t vampires enter a home unless invited? Because it is rude
  6. Why can’t vampires cross running water? Because their cape is too long and it will get wet
  7. What does a chupacabra eat? It all depends…what is a chupacabra?
  8. What is the name of the three-headed dog that guards the gates of the underworld? Bites….Bite 1, Bite 2, and Bite 3
  9. Who are the Stygian Witches? I don’t like talking crap about family….
  10. What alcoholic beverage is thought to be the true origin of witches’ brew? Midori, it makes it a nice green color.

Truthful Tuesday: October 19th, 2021

Find the question here

The Question

Considering how last year went and the current state of things, do you have any plans for Halloween this year? Will you be going to any costume parties, handing out trick-or-treat candy, or just staying at home with the porch light off so no one will bother you? Please let us know!

I remember as a kid getting dressed up and loving that and I remember going trick-or-treating but I don’t think I ever loved it. When my kids were little I loved dressing them up and tried opting to stay home and hand out candy rather than walk the streets. I guess I just never saw it as a true fun activity.

Now we are in a 55 and older condo complex. I think this would be a great place for little ones because they could go door to door without having to go in the street but I have no idea what they do here. Considering I am a sugar-hog I will most likely buy candy just in case…just in case I want to eat it! Lol. Honestly, I do the lame thing and go to CVS the day after and get the candy for 50% off!