Saturday, 25 July 2015

Jealousy You Have to Earn



Skirmishes and retreats of conscience #literaryExpression

The bad news was that the yard contained a dog. A very, very large dog, wide and hairy, like a cross between a rottweiler and a Goodyear blimp. ~ Dave Barry #quote



Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: All of them make me laugh. ~ W.H. Auden #quote

What is the best party you have ever been to? #JournalWritingIdeas

The ambition and rivalship of men #literaryExpression

What would you invent to make life better? #JournalWritingIdeas

Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger #quote



What sorry and pitiful quibbling #literaryExpression

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause. #fortunecookiesayings

Which talent would you most like to have? #JournalWritingIdeas

HAPPINESS, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The strength of early lasers was measured in Gillettes, the number of blue razor blades a given beam could puncture. #factoid

When Pigs Fly : Something that will never ever happen. #ENGidiom

All those who believe in psychokinesis raise my hand #bumperstickers
NON-COMBATANT, n. A dead Quaker. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant. ~ Maya Angelou #quote



Yanking your chain #englishlanguageidiom

Plan for many pleasures ahead. #fortunecookiesayings

When  the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone  rings. #lifelaws

If my car were a horse, I'd have to shoot it #bumperstickers



The tempered daylight of an olive garden #literaryExpression

The night was drowned in stars #literaryExpression

He sat on thorns #literaryExpression

As the long train sweeps away into the golden distance #literaryExpression

The still voice of the poet #literaryExpression

Quivering with restrained grief #literaryExpression


Thrilled to the depths of her being #literaryExpression

Beat A Dead Horse: To force an issue that has already ended. #ENGidiom

Nothing will work unless you do. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

If you were to die tomorrow, what would you want your last words to be? #JournalWritingIdeas

The more people I meet, the more I like my dog #bumperstickers

Giraffes can't cough #factoid



Get Over It: To move beyond something that is bothering you. #ENGidiom

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

You should not confuse your career with your life. ~ Dave Barry #quote
Weatherman Willard Scott was the first Ronald McDonald. #factoid

What is one unanswered question you would like to ask your parents? Why? #JournalWritingIdeas

It is not every wind that can blow you from your anchorage #literaryExpression

The tyranny of nipping winds and early frosts #literaryExpression

Skid Row: The rundown area of a city where the homeless and drug users live. #ENGidiom

How do you make ice cream? #JournalWritingIdeas

Why is exercise important to someone your age? #JournalWritingIdeas



The last "sign" above was a picture taken by our daughter
on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
The sign just above it, was courtesy of a friend... "Give way".
All other signs captured in Ecuador.