Time to make someone smile and perhaps use your brain!

by Irwin Lengel
(Lakeland, FL)

From my perspective:

It has been a few weeks since I last posted something here on my blog-site and while part of the reason for that was that we were away and not near an Internet connection, being truthful, the other reason was that I had hit a dry spell (couldn’t think of a thing to write). I guess as we get older there always remains the possibility that days such as these may crop up every now and then.

Why do I bring it up?

Because, it is a fact of life!

I feel certain that each of us have our own little demons inside that on occasion cause havoc within our daily lifestyle. The secret is to not let those demons get the best of us. Push them aside.

Remember the old adage regarding the individual attempting to ride a horse for the first time. When falling off the horse and being ready to give up, the eternal optimist of the group would look at the fallen rider and say: “the only way to overcome your fear is to get back on the horse”.

Such has been the case with me these past few weeks. I wanted to write but for the life of me could not think of anything worthwhile and taking from another old adage – if you cannot say anything nice – do not say anything at all!

But today is another day and I decided I have procrastinated enough and so it will be my resolve to post two items today.

The first - using my comical side and hence providing a post that incorporates various items each of which have been designed to get you thinking, smiling, or both. And the second – one that takes on a more serious note! Hope you enjoy today’s ramblings and watch for a more serious but hopefully entertaining/ informative post within the next few days. Have a great day!


How many of you out there can remember what the following names using the word “Old” represent?

Old Betsy; Old Faithful; Old Hickory: Old Ironsides; Old Joe; Old Rough and Ready; Old Whitey; and Old Wrangler

Thought to ponder

A marriage should be a continuous duet; not a duel.

Joke of the day:

Two Drunk guys walk into a bar...you'd think they'd see it coming.

Quote for today

“We are what we think.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts we make the world.” Buddha

Interesting math statement

You can remember the value of Pi (3.1415926) by counting each word's letters in "May I have a large container of coffee?"

Senior moment

You remember when Dick Tracy married Tess Trueheart, when Li’l Abner married Daisy May, and when Little Ricky was born.

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by: Rox/BHC

After reading the latest blogs from our good people I think the seasons have come around to us again. Every year there is either 2 or 4 times when we humans get, maybe not morose, wierder than usual.

Philisophical/stupid. (sorry bout the spelling, I think) I have looked into myself and see the same little fog of, not doom, inner controversy. Sooo, including the lack of sleep I have experienced as of late,

L8R. Rox Everyone - HAVE A GREAT DAY. Something to put in your diary.

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