I was going to do a continuation of the music meme that Farrago tapped me for, but when I read this, I decided that the Blog Brother said it better than I could! And for absolutely unbelieveable photos of lightning strikes all over the world - go here!!
Saturday, May 12
Odds and Ends
I have been keeping a list of funny names since back in the 60's, when I worked in a hospital and had to go back through some very old records for a research project. Lately, the obits and newspaper articles have been grist for the list. Last week, I saw an obituary for twin infants that I could hardly believe. The babies had been named "Pooh" and "Tigger". They weren't nicknames either - but their real names. Don't you think that's crass?
Go here to read an excellent post about the advent of rhythm and blues/soul in the 50's:
For those who asked: I got the date of the neighborhood luncheon wrong - it is next Tuesday the 15th. They didn't stand me up after all..... LOL
I read my newspaper horoscope every morning. Even though it may be of no real value for prognostication, it is often full of good common sense. I remember reading something this week that I wanted to blog about. I don't know if it was the horoscope or one of the advice columns, but here is the gist of it:
If you find yourself in "hot water", you can react to it in one of two ways.
Consider the potato .....it uses the heat from the boiling water to cook itself. Or, you can do as coffee grinds do......you can allow the hot water to soak through, while coloring and flavoring the water with your essence. Food for thought.