Singing Towers, Flowers And Winey Bus Trips With Pictures With Captions, Oh My!

So it’s been quite awhile since last I took you on a photo journey of the day in a life sort. As you may recall, my last few photo posts were filled with slightly out of focus pictures and my musings as to whether it was the camera or the operator. I am happy to report that I came to the conclusion that since it was a fully automatic camera with no means of manually focusing said camera, the out of focusness (which may not be a real word, but it sounds like it should be, at least to me) was not a result of operator inability.

Happily, unless you are a fan of slightly out of focus pictures, read on >>

Aquamarine Upper Math Specialists Captivate While Other Bloggers Refill A Wine Glass

Welcome back to my ongoing, yet to be determined what number of parts it will be series on blog writing tips. This will be part three of the ongoing yet to be determined what number of parts it will be series on blog writing tips. If you are just joining this series, you may be wondering what qualifies me to dispense such indispensable knowledge on the art of blog writing in the form of a series of posts described as tips on blog writing, I will tell you. I have exactly read on >>

Adverbially Yours

Sadly, once again the Easter Bunny passed over my house without depositing the requisite chocolate rabbit.

Happily, my local market had a buy one get one free sale on Dove promises so my pantry is well stocked with dark chocolate.

Ironically, I recently vowed to reduce my sugar intake.

Sinfully, I choose to ignore this vow when it comes to said dark chocolate.

Velvety is the feeling of the chocolate as it slowly dissolves in my mouth.

Heavenly is the combination of dark chocolate and red wine.

Eagerly, I look forward to my evening glass of wine and piece of chocolate.

Blissfully, I savor each sip of wine and nibble of chocolate.

Tragically, I must wait twenty-four hours to repeat the cycle.

Thankfully, this bit of chocolate infused winey nonsense has come to an end.

There, Their, They’re Not The Same

No, they’re not, but they are often confused.  I wonder if the confusion is the result of apathetic laziness or ignorance.  Or perhaps, it is a case of fingers doing their own thing when the synapses from the brain fail to clearly transmit the mind’s intent.

Why just the other day my fingers betrayed my brain. I left a witty comment on MU’s Barbie blog. To be clear her blog is not always about Barbie, but this post was about seeing Barbie in a new photographic light and the read on >>

And The Sun Stands Still

I woke up today to discover that the sun was standing still. The sun does this standing still thing a couple of times a year. It’s called a solstice which means sun standing still in Latin. Today is the winter solstice and it is the first day of winter. The shortest day of the year, though not really, because every day has 24 hours, but today is the day with the fewest daylight hours. Unless you live in the southern hemisphere, then today is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Everything is backwards there or upside down.

Upside down makes more sense. Who decided that that north was up and south was down? If an alien spaceship was approaching the planet would it think the north pole was on top of the planet? Is there an up and down space? I don’t know the answers to these questions, but I suspect that we think of the north pole on top of the planet because the early astronomers lived in the northern hemisphere so they figured they were on the upper part of the planet.

Back to this being the first day of winter. It’s more like spring or fall here today. I think the high will be near 80 which is fine by me because I like wearing sandals or flip flops or slaps or go-aheads or thongs depending on what part of the country you call home. That’s a lot of names for cheap rubber shoes. We always called them flip flops when I was growing up. I mostly still do. Flip flops seem to be the most accurate name because they make a flopping sound against your feet when you walk and if you’re not careful and catch the edge of the shoe on something, you’ll flip over. I’m sure that’s why they are called flip flops.

I gave my friend some flip flop coasters for wine glasses and we took them on our camping trip. We never used them as our wine glasses weren’t sweating and mostly we had to hold our glasses as we sat around the campfire. No place to set them down except in the dirt. But they are still cute and she has a pool, so they should come in handy when she is lounging about the pool when it gets warmer.

I have to cut this short because I’m off to meet a friend for a movie and I didn’t know where this was heading, so I’m out of things to say. So happy winter’s solstice or summer solstice, again depending on where you reside.