Friday, July 24, 2015

Picture from today--laughs from my nephew

We drove down to Goose Pond and the surrounding area today...down south of Linton, Indiana.  We were hoping to see lots of birds, but no such luck.  Not one single Great Blue Heron.  We did see one Great White Egret flying in the distance.

We saw a few geese, a few red-winged blackbirds, a few little songbirds, but that was it.  Most of the ponds were very low.  We both wondered how that could be with all the rain we have had.  We wondered had it missed that area.

Other than that, nothing accomplished today.  Not one single thing!
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This came in an email from a nephew:

 Random Thoughts As We Age...

Wouldn't it be great if we could put ourselves in the dryer for ten minutes; come out wrinkle-free and three sizes smaller!

Last year I joined a support group for procrastinators.  We haven't met yet!

I don't trip over things, I do random gravity checks!

I don't need anger management.  I need people to stop ticking me off!

Old age is coming at a really bad time!

When I was a child I thought Nap Time was a punishment ... now, as a grown up, it just feels like a small vacation!

The biggest lie I tell myself is ... "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it."

Lord grant me the strength to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can & the friends to post my bail when I finally snap!

I don't have gray hair.  I have "wisdom highlights".  I'm just very wise.

My people skills are just fine.  It's my tolerance to idiots that needs work.

Teach your daughter how to shoot, because a restraining order is just a piece of paper.

If God wanted me to touch my toes, he would've put them on my knees.

The kids text me "plz" which is shorter than please.  I text back "no" which is shorter than "yes".

I'm going to retire and live off of my savings.  Not sure what I'll do that second week.


Even duct tape can't fix stupid ... but it can muffle the sound!

Why do I have to press one for English when you're just gonna transfer me to someone I can't understand anyway?

17 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

Pretty flowe Rose and how I laughed at your nephew's email. Thank you for that. Have a great weekend :)

Mildred said...

A very cheerful photo and I love the funnies. So cute...John and I both are laughing!

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Bright and pretty yellow! I love the randoms, too. Have a great weekend!

Jacquelineand.... said...

Both the flower and the email left me with a smile =)

Nancy Chan said...

Nice yellow bloom. I like the one about gray hair...yes, I would like to think my gray are wisdom highlights and I am just very wise! Lol!

Anne Payne said...

Gorgeous flower! We haven't had as many birds in our area this year but then we've had a bit of a drought; hardly no rain during spring.
The funnies had me chuckling! Thanks for sharing. :)

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Anne Payne said...

I'm on a mobile device and it tripled my comment for some reason. I deleted the other two but it didn't totally delete them. Sorry about that.

Sandra said...

there are a lot of funny ones in this.. and i do wish i could put me in the dryer for sure...

EG CameraGirl said...

Most of the birds are pretty scarce here at the moment too. A birder friend calls it the "summer DULLdrums." LOVE the random thoughts. :)

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

Nice flower and very entertaining comments for us old folks! Thanks, Rose, for stopping by to comment on my granddaughter Graciela's blog post!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I love the beautiful flower and all the funnies. I would go jump in the dryer right this minute if that really worked! lol!
Have a nice weekend!

CountryMum said...

Such a beautiful photo - so very delicate!

Gill - That British Woman said...

all are so true, especially the last one!

Small City Scenes said...

Love the random thoughts and wonder why so many fit---LOL!
MB

J Bonafilla said...

Such a great collection of thoughts on getting older. Thanks for sharing them. You really made me laugh out loud. All the best, Bonny