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Rated: 13+ · Book · Activity · #2084986
A tiny poem or story here and there, will fill up this book
A blue divider used in activities

I find that I often write a haiku, quote, or tiny story, which never gets entered anywhere.

This 'book' can be a place to keep little thoughts forever.

I might even add some youtube songs.

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June 10, 2021 at 1:28pm
June 10, 2021 at 1:28pm
#1011622
I mentioned Murphy's Law several times this week, so I thought I'd have some fun with it.

I came across these thoughts on the internet somewhere. Don't ask me where because I don't know, I changed some of them a bit, and they came from different places! I also added a few of my own.
It's all for fun, and that's the main idea of my blog. *Laugh*


- After your hands become coated with something, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to go to the rest room.
- Anything, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
- The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act.
- If you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal and someone always answers.
- If you change queues or traffic lanes, the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now. This also works in supermarkets and shops.
- The probability of meeting someone you know increases dramatically when you are with someone you don't want to be seen with. This is also the case if you are female and you have gone out with no makeup and wearing your worst clothes and with greasy hair.
- When you try to prove to someone that something doesn't work, it will.
- At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle arrive last.
- As soon as you sit down to eat, someone will call on the phone. This is also true for the doorbell.
- If there are only two people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers.
- If the seat next to you on an airplane is empty, someone will come to sit in it one minute before the doors close for departure.
- The chances of an open-faced jelly sandwich landing face down on a floor covering are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet.
- If the shoe fits, it's ugly.
- As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it.

Ending this with a little video. Let me know what you think of it! *Bigsmile*


June 10, 2021 at 11:49am
June 10, 2021 at 11:49am
#1011609
After visiting the very first Starbucks in Seattle, I wrote this Acrostic poem.
It's a few years old, but I wanted to repost it here, since I was in the mood for COFFEE. *Coffeegr*



Steaming coffee tastes so good.
Travelers seek out the coffee shops.
Anyone can find their favorite flavors.
Roasted coffee beans scent the air.
Busy workers fill the orders so well.
Understanding coffee lingo is fun.
Coffee drinkers gather together.
Kitchen coffee is not the same.
Starbucks is a wonderful treat.


For use with my Starbucks poem
May 26, 2021 at 4:50pm
May 26, 2021 at 4:50pm
#1010811
A fun little image


I forgot about this blog while it lazily floated in its cyber cloud.
You should have seen my childlike delight as I accidentally came across it once again.

*Sun* It's time for an entry. *Sun*

Last year was strange. ...The 'COVID' year. My family got through it without much illness, though we all know people who suffered from the virus. We're all happily vaccinated now.

Staying home wasn't so bad. My husband, daughter, and I enjoyed our quality time together, revisiting ideas like painting, baking, binge-watching TV series, and putting puzzles together. Most of all, we shared a lot of laughs.
It was fun to have fun and to remember how to laugh.

We stayed fit by taking more strolls together, which the dogs truly enjoyed.
Of course, these activities happened in our own bubble, so we missed other family and friends.

*Blockb* *Blockb* *Blockb*

WDC went on as usual. I was proud that "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group and its members were there for each other through it all.
The friendship in our community grows and grows over the years.
"WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group won the recent Quill awards for Best Group and Best Community.

Signature for those who have won a Quill Award at the 2020 Quill Awards


The deep friendships which I developed with Lornda, Nixie 🦊, and eyestar~hiatus offline also grew over the years. I think of them as my WDC sisters.

Together, the four of us, along with the other strong "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group leaders, keep the group running smoothly behind the scenes. Everyone plays a big part.
Thankful Sonali WDC POWER REVW is one of our biggest cheerleaders.
A E Willcox, Elle, Emily ~ 10 years on WDC!, Same Ol' Sum1, Shaye, Choconut, and David the Dark one! are just some of the leaders who never hesitate to jump in and get some work done.

2021 has been great so far. As we all put the good and the bad of 2020 behind us, we get a glimpse of what's to come. Most of all, we can appreciate all of the little things.
Little things often get missed within the big picture - as this blog of little writings almost did.
It's great to have it back.


*Sun**Sun**Sun*




















September 15, 2017 at 4:34pm
September 15, 2017 at 4:34pm
#920410
A Martell Image


Congratulations to Martell, the "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group Game of War team.

This year's warriors placed second in the very competitive challenge.

Lornda
Andy~2021 has to be better
eyestar~hiatus offline
maryccasey
Sally
~ Aqua ~
the Wordy Jay
Dee
Maryann
Jeannie💐
Same Ol' Sum1
~Lifelessons~
Elizabeth
Breach
Lox~back, but all new!

I had lots of fun reviewing and writing.
You can check out some of those writings in the following link, but please be kind. The challenge was to get as many things written as quickly as humanly possible! *Laugh*

Writings for Martell  [18+]
A place to store my Game of Thrones writings.
by Maryann


Thank you to the host of "Game of Thrones
Gaby
And all of those who assisted her during 2017



Merit Badge in The Crown
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   Congratulations on winning 2nd Place in  [Link To Item #got]  2017! That is an amazing accomplishment and maybe you can join us next year for the last round of GoT. *^*Heart*^* ~ Gaby

A colorful divider









May 17, 2017 at 5:03pm
May 17, 2017 at 5:03pm
#911294
May 17, 2017 at 5:01pm
May 17, 2017 at 5:01pm
#911293
A unique 'fun' image


*Candy4**Starb**Starfishb**Starb**Candy4*


Dancing stars light the night sky in a whirl
They twinkle, they dance, they flutter about
Around a black hole, they flit and they twirl
Like glitter and wondrous magic throughout

What causes the look of milk in the sky
'Hundred billion stars light the milky way
Home of the Earth, Sun, and planets up high
A splash of wonder, a majestic spray

Whirlpool so big and so full of bright light
Stare out this evening and view such a sight


This is a sig that I use often.








June 1, 2016 at 11:41am
June 1, 2016 at 11:41am
#883586
*Angelic**Angelic**Angelic*


Congratulations to the following who won draw prizes at

Applaud a Member of The Angel Army  [E]
Join us each day during May to celebrate a different member
by Maryann


Senior Mod Special Appreciation badge from iKïyå§ama ~~ Lisa Noe
Angel Army Badge from iKïyå§ama ~~ Sally
Angel Army Badge from iKïyå§ama ~~ Lornda
Angel Army Badge from iKïyå§ama ~~ Intuey
Mod Special Appreciation badge from Maryann ~~ Kittiara
Exclusive 'Song of Hope' badge from Intuey ~~ GaelicQueen
Preferred Special Appreciation badge from ~Minja~ ~~ Elle
Exclusive 'From My Heart to Yours' badge from ~Minja~ ~~ Andy~2021 has to be better
Exclusive ''PersonITfication' badge from Sally ~~ Ⱳƹ₿~ŴitcӉ
Exclusive 'Cards Against Authors' badge from Shaye ~~ sunnystarr
Exclusive 'WDC Teens' badge from Shaye ~~ Fangus
Exclusive 'Elle' badge from Elle ~~ ~Minja~
Exclusive 'Heart of Gold' badge from Elle ~~ Kerri J. Miller
Exclusive 'Kit's Awards' badge from Kittiara ~~ eyestar~hiatus offline
Exclusive 'Hearth of the Witch's House' from Ⱳƹ₿~ŴitcӉ ~~ ~ Aqua ~

*Starstruck**Starstruck*

There were also 6 members who participated but weren't picked in the draw. I will be awarding those members raffle tickets from my own funds.
Shaye , Tiggy , Callie hears Angels these days , Thankful Sonali WDC POWER REVW , ruwth , Life's a Beach... says Joey C

*Balloonr* You are ALL appreciated *Balloonr*

Thank you all for your terrific participation in this party activity!

*Angelic**Angelic**Angelic*








May 30, 2016 at 2:12pm
May 30, 2016 at 2:12pm
#883415
Congratulations to ♥HOOves♥ , for receiving a Quill acknowledgment for this very funny item:

The First Wal*Mart on Mars  [18+]
Wacky Cow pioneers light a campfire all the way to Mars, Still Funny After Many Years!
by ♥HOOves♥



♥HOOves♥ awarded me this badge for being a part of the winning campfire:

Merit Badge in Honor
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After considerable confusion, The Big Giant Heads of the Universe have awarded our campfire,  [Link To Item #807368]  with an Honorable Mention in the Quills for Comedy.  Congratulations and thanks for being part of brining bovine shoping to the galaxies and beyond!  *^*Cow*^**^*Heart*^* Captain hoovsie  *^*Heart*^**^*Cow*^*

*Delight* Yay!!! *Delight*
May 30, 2016 at 12:24pm
May 30, 2016 at 12:24pm
#883411
Happy Memorial Day

To those of you who will be celebrating.

Here's a little youtube song for you to enjoy.


May 27, 2016 at 1:29pm
May 27, 2016 at 1:29pm
#883184
shell divider for activities


A beach stroll under the warmth of the sun
The salty breeze gently delights my nose
Small, swift waves surprise my legs for some fun
The squishy sand feels great under my toes
A seabird glides by with a happy song
Kites flutter up from glee children at play
Some regal sand castles seem to belong
Sun shines on the ocean throughout the day
I spot a seashell colored pearly white
Decorations of coral dot the sand
The water still glistens so very bright
Easy strolls on the beach are surely grand
Time for some lunch, so it's back to the chair
Take in the sights, sounds, and scents in the air


A sonnet is three quatrains followed by a rhyming couplet, for a total of fourteen lines altogether.
Each line is 10 syllables long.
The sonnet has the following pattern:
abab, cdcd, efef, gg


A sig that I sometimes use in my reviews

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