A tiny poem or story here and there, will fill up this book
|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.
- 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!
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.
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.
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.
It's time for an entry.
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.
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.
The deep friendships which I developed with Lornda, Nixie 🐈⬛, and eyestar~ 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 RVW! is one of our biggest cheerleaders.
A E Willcox, Elle (she/her), Emily, 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.
Congratulations to Martell, the "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" Game of War team.
This year's warriors placed second in the very competitive challenge.
~ Aqua ~
the Wordy Jay
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!
Thank you to the host of "Game of Thrones"
And all of those who assisted her during 2017
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
Congratulations to the following who won draw prizes at
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'sStillKicking:)
Mod Special Appreciation badge from Maryann ~~ Kittiara
Exclusive 'Song of Hope' badge from Intuey'sStillKicking:) ~~ GaelicQueen
Preferred Special Appreciation badge from ~Minja~ ~~ Elle (she/her)
Exclusive 'From My Heart to Yours' badge from ~Minja~ ~~ Andy~hating university
Exclusive ''PersonITfication' badge from Sally ~~ ⱲƹbⱲitϚћ
Exclusive 'Cards Against Authors' badge from Shaye ~~ sunnystarr
Exclusive 'WDC Teens' badge from Shaye ~~ Angus
Exclusive 'Elle' badge from Elle (she/her) ~~ ~Minja~
Exclusive 'Heart of Gold' badge from Elle (she/her) ~~ kerrimiller
Exclusive 'Kit's Awards' badge from Kittiara ~~ eyestar~
Exclusive 'Hearth of the Witch's House' from ⱲƹbⱲitϚћ ~~ ~ Aqua ~
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 RVW! , ruwth , Life's a Beach... says Joey C
You are ALL appreciated
Thank you all for your terrific participation in this party activity!
Congratulations to ♥HOOves♥ , for receiving a Quill acknowledgment for this very funny item:
♥HOOves♥ awarded me this badge for being a part of the winning campfire:
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