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Brit Wit

Oh, the deadpan barbs of the English: sovereigns and subjects alike.

Mr. Bean.  http://www.thesun.co.uk

Some consider British humour an oxymoron — it’s just not funny.  But Brits say their word has a  823 more words

Funny About That...


Gilded butterflies
Expensively caged
Wed to appearance
Wings grown too heavy to fly
Weighted by expectation


Naturally beautiful
Playing on the summer breeze
Simplicity rests… 14 more words


Putting On a Good Face

While getting ready for church one morning, I found myself thinking about others would think about my appearance.  It was my week to greet visitors (and members) at the main entrance to our church building, and to help answer any questions. 992 more words


Christmas flowers

At Thanksgiving I told Lady I wasn’t getting a Christmas tree.  [gasp; maternal gears start churning]  Then I told her my plan to get Christmasy flowers instead.   123 more words

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My colouring in set.

If everyday was a black and white photograph- and it’s quite close to that for me in the 9-5 grind, then each still would be defined by one lip colour at a time. 108 more words

Make Up

Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Filmmaker and Mount Airy native Bill Hayes explores the characters that make up his hometown and the challenges it faces. 256 more words

Monday Montage

Fall clean-up

Nothing like a little yard work to keep the home-going blues away for a little while longer. (Also? I love my leaf vacuum.)

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