I am not sure I have ever participated in the Weekly Smile but just reading Trent’s post made me smile! Thanks, I would say mission complete!
Anyhow, I have a few things to smile about…First, I picked up my new kitchen cabinets and David and I loaded them into the house. Now for the install….
Second, I was able to leaf blow my entire driveway and the edge of it on only one tank of gas!
Third, Lindsay stopped over Saturday night. I know kids love moving out into the world on their own but there is something to say about not being alone EVER since she was born! Lol! And now I’m supposed to get used to it?
It is nice to think of all the positives. Click on the link under the picture to participate via Trent’s site.
The image below is from Renate Vanaga at Unsplash.
“Yeah, Marcy, it’s me. I’m parked outside the coffee shop. They are so far up each others’ asses that he doesn’t even notice me parked across the street. What a cheating asshole!…..I know I’m only here for another minute, I want to get a picture. There is no way he is telling me I’m the crazy one……Yeah, well when I have this photo in my hand and his suitcase he can call his new girlfriend for a place to stay!…..Ew, you should see her! The wrinkles! She has to be about ten years older than him, either that or just aged really poorly!….Haha! Right?!?!?!…..Okay, let me get a picture and get out of here before he sees me. Dumb ass. Even I can see my car in the friggin’ reflection! What a scumbag. Well, he’ll have a surprise waiting for him on the front lawn!….Yup, all his shit!…Okay Marcy, I’ll call you later, bye.”
1. What is a pince nez? The title of the Prince News except told by the guy with a really bad speech impediment 2. Who had the original telephone number Whitehall 1212? Well, George Washington of course! It was the kind on the wall, placed in the hall of the Whitehouse. 3. Who reportedly lived at 221B Baker Street? Basil the Mouse 4. What happened in Pudding Lane in 1666? The baker wanted to make the cake but forgot the flour so he inadvertently invented pudding! 5. Who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? An orange, evil troll who takes children and doesn’t like many people besides his own friends. 6. What happened on the 8th August 1963? The backlash of the incident on the 7th of August 1963 7. Who lost their head on 16th October 1793? One of the witches that lived in Salem Massachusetts, to be rid of her before Halloween. 8. What was in operation between April 3 1860 and October 24 1861 but failed due to bankruptcy? Probably a famous official that couldn’t go back to work after the operation. 9. What is the significance of The Golden Hind? It is the king’s or queen’s ass, but in a polite way of saying it. 10. Who was Spencer Perceval? The son of Mr. and Mrs. Perceval
Our paint chip words and phrases are cabin in the woods, deviled eggs, cotton, Aquarius, blossom, showtime, and night owl. The bonus angel card is trust (plus it has a cute unicorn on it that might make its way into someone’s poem). Use however many of these words and phrases you want. I don’t plan to use them all this week, just to mix things up a bit.
October 22, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a spooky tale told around a campfire. It doesn’t have to include the campfire; it can be the tale. Go where the prompt leads!
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We sat close to the flames. With each pop a cinder would be released; we would hold our breath to see where it landed. My grandpa had told me that when a cinder pops and lands on the skin, it is landing on the skin of a vampire. No one believed me. With each pop we jumped a little, hoping the cinder didn’t land on our own leg. Pop! The bright, burning cinder popped up into the air, made an arc and started coming straight back down, ready to land on…. All I could do was hold my breath… (99 words)