~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 20, 2014 ★~ Todays Quote: Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there’s no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door.”  ― Jerry Seinfeld ★~ Radio Day:  Crank it UP! On […]

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Real Men. The video below has been shared with us countless times, with the suggestion that Cole might like to try it and share his experience . . . because, well, we are the kind of family people make these suggestions to. Mostly because I don’t mind the risk of my kitchen catching fire whilst […]

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~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 18, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Making one person smile can change the world – maybe not the whole world, but their world. - Unknown ★~ Bad Poetry Day: Not everyone can be a Frost or a Dickinson or a Whitman or Hawk. Bad poetry day encourages you to give it a […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 17, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge The ALS ice bucket challenge did not come to my attention until after Bill Gates dumped a bucket of ice water on his head. It was a fun video, and of course Bill did it with a lot more aplomb than did his challenger, Mark Zuckerberg. There is some controversy over a […]

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Thrift Store Day, Vanilla Custard, Odds & Ends

August 17, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 17, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “I’m no model lady. A model’s just an imitation of the real thing.”  ― Mae West ★~ National Thrift Shop Day: Thrift are a veritable gold mine of unclaimed wealth. With a little patience, an open mind, and an eye for creativity, you can find […]

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Well Watchers Deep Subject

August 16, 2014

Well, Well, Well… Well, late Saturday afternoon my teen and I were at loose ends. It’s rare these days that we’re both at loose ends at the same time. So with time to spare and a bag of semi-nuevo apples in the fridge, we decided to spend some quality time together and head over to […]

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Lemon Meringue Pie, Relaxation Day

August 15, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 15, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: Wait, for now. Distrust everything, if you have to. But trust the hours. Haven’t they carried you everywhere, up to now? ~ American poet Galway Kinnell ★~ Lemon Meringue Pie: Pucker up, sweet stuff — today is Lemon Meringue Pie Day! Since Medieval times, we’ve […]

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Creamsicle Day – Delicious Treat

August 14, 2014

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 14, 2014 ★~Today’s Quote: “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”  ― Henry James ★~ Creamsicle Day: The best flavors come in pairs: peanut butter and jelly, cream cheese and lox and, of course, vanilla and orange via the […]

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Morning Glories and Yard Art

August 13, 2014

Morning Glories planted in my Father-In-Laws Fireman Boot Gardening, to me, is a nice idea. I put it right up there with only drinking one Starbucks a week, having an organized purse, always being able to find your keys, and being flexible enough to agree to meet friends somewhere at some time. I like the […]

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Picnic Table Happy Times

August 13, 2014

Picnic Table and Cole Dearly departed Joe built our picnic table the first summer we moved into our house. I remember standing at the garage door watching my diapered tot put his hand over his dad’s as they hammered the nails into the table together. It was their first building project together. We all painted […]

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