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Never Grow Up!

Grow? Yes, in all the ways that count. But “grow up?” Hmm, maybe we should rethink that. Gina Marinello-Sweeney puts it this way: “Maturity is so often considered to be synonymous with ‘adult.’ But I truly feel that maturity may … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

They weren’t! Hilarious misnomers, horrendous spellings, “how-did-they-miss-that?” design fails… Life would be boring if everyone got everything right every time, right? Enjoy these prime, anything-but-boring “What were they thinking?” specimens, and have a great weekend! Click on any image to … Continue reading

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Uniquely Beautiful

Conventional beauty can be beautiful. But it can also be merely conventional and cease to be beautiful when the standard that measured it changes. Unique beauty, on the other hand, remains beautiful because its standard is forever itself. Have a … Continue reading

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Autumn Vineyards

Originally posted on Jane Lurie Photography:
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~John Howard Bryant ? Vineyard and Fog ? Harvest Time ? Vineyard Reflections ? Napa Patterns ? Rows and Hills ? “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer…

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Ridiculous Signs and Labels!

They’re everywhere. There’s no escaping them. We need a labelotomy! Meanwhile, there are only three ways to respond: 1) Obey them, 2) Ignore them, or 3) Make fun of them. Sane people choose the latter. “Secretly we’re all a little … Continue reading

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Beyond Useless!

Use·less [ˈyo͞osləs] ADJECTIVE – Not fulfilling or not expected to achieve the intended purpose or desired outcome, e.g. “A piece of useless knowledge” – Synonyms: futile · pointless · purposeless. Be·yond – Uselessness that rises to the level of an art … Continue reading

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50 Adorably Quirky Images

Because, well, just because. Have a great weekend! Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show.

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Time to Cocoon!

Autumn has just begun where I live, but temps are plummeting, rare for this early in the season, and all I can think of is getting cozy with a latte and a hoodie and, of course, a book! Which means … Continue reading

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A Kid’s-Eye View of Reality

All children are aliens. Think about it: they come to our world from a liquid environment where they never had to breathe, where after every strange gurgling noise they suddenly felt full, where their every little movement was followed by … Continue reading

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Future Shock

Many years ago, I read a book entitled Future Shock. The title referred to the experience of culture shock within one’s own culture. Future shock hadn’t happened yet, its author argued, but it was coming. And now? Many people, perhaps … Continue reading

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