Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called. - A. A. … Continue reading Picture Perfect Flowers – Anticipation
Scrumbles (Freeform Crochet) is a word that describes small crochet ‘patches’. When the patches are all joined together, they are called… I don’t know, maybe Many Scrumbles? It is a good craft to do in the car when we travel between Alberta and Arizona because I don't need a pattern and I don't have to … Continue reading Scrumbling – Crochet Run Amok
The Amphibian Notes Name: Northern Leopard Frog Species: Lithobates pipiens Native to : Canada and the United States. Only isolated populations in the southern grass and wetlands of Alberta. The grandchildren used to find them in the creek and the golf course water hazards near where our cabin was. Hard to say where the frogs … Continue reading Northern Leopard Frog
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A bather whose clothing was strewed By breezes that left her quite nude, Saw a man come along And, unless I am wrong, You expect this last line to be lewd! A crossword compiler named Moss, Who found himself quite at a loss. When asked, Why so blue? Said, I haven’t a clue, I’m 2 … Continue reading Limericks
Gumby is an American clay animation about a green clay human like character created and modeled by Art Clokey. A History Lesson on Stop Motion Animation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-I6aCSwtZM A Funny but slightly Gruesome Clay Animation - Great Song Though! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhIy9Ay3pE4 The song is Cinderella Rockefella. It was written by Mason Williams and Nancy Ames and was … Continue reading Stop Motion Clay Animation (Video)
The English Department at San Jose State University has sponsored the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest since 1982. It is a literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence for the worst possible novel. The following submissions are the ones I liked best from the years 2017-2020. Be sure to go to their website to … Continue reading Bulwer-Lytton Quotations
I was going to do a blog post called 'Circle Quotations'' but funny or interesting quotes about a mathematical concept are few and far between. Then I found this one- Why is a polar bear never lost in the Arctic Circle? Because it uses Polar Coordinates. I think you have to be a math person … Continue reading Digital Marble – Desert Chicory