Saturday, January 23, 2010

Time Flies
is the book to get!

That Bill Cosby can get me to laugh, when nobody else can. He has some humor about this generation that is unmatched. The vandal of time and gravity that take over are not funny in experience. Midlife is a time when you are wise enough to see what you could've done with your brain and body as they were and haven't the energy to pursue those goals anymore. It can be sad, but not with Bill Cosby commentating on the time crunch. I took a peek inside the book at, on my break and nearly spit up, trying to keep from laughing in the ears of a customer on the phone. (I wasn't on a call, but it came back in my mind when I was on a call and I had to mute the phone to laugh.)
The application of learning in the real world is one of the subjects. How we come out of school with alot of uncategoried vocabulary and sense that hasn't been applied in the real world. Our bodies and minds are sharp, but inexperienced. Then, we grow...old? Grandma Ruth used to just say, Youth is wasted on the young. I tell you as soon as I get 20 bucks I am going to the bookstore to buy it. LOL. I don't buy anything. I may get it for my next birthday from some unassuming happy child or other. But nevertheless, it is on my wish list, for sure. A million laughs to you today, whereever you may find them. Start with Bill Cosby.

An African American Blessing, spawned by Bill Cosby's book:
May the flies of time be shewed away by laughing...


Joanne Bodden said...

What is the Title of the book?

Joanne Bodden said...

Was that listed before ? Sorry Jayne I did not see Time Flies & did not watch the You tube yet ( saving my laughing). He is so funny but also so reminiscent of men we knew growing up. Thanks for the memory. Love to you

Jayne said...

I found it especially funny, because I just came from the dentist. 2 shots of novocaine, just to clean my teeth. But, I felt no pain! That is the important thing.

Title- The Studious One!

Title-  The Studious One!
artwork by Elyse

Of biscuits and syrup

Of biscuits and syrup
tasty treats

Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday!
a day at the Raptor Center.

Widdle Emmie in outer space school

Emmie jumped on the bus and off it flew out into the atmosphere. There was a set of clouds with turbulence right above the house and it took a few minutes for my Emmie to buckle her seatbelt. They hit the bump hard and it knocked my Emmie out of her seat and she bumped her head. The video camera came on and the monitor looked through and stated, Ms. Emmie, where are you? You are not in your seat. Where are you? I am alright I fell because I hadn’t buckled correctly. Well jump up Emmie we have a long way to go and you have to be buckled there is entirely too much turbulence in the stratosphere for you to unbuckle now. As soon as we are through this weather system there will be straight sailing but right now you must buckle. Emmie scrambled into the seat with intensity and purpose now. She watched every cloud pass her window and her nose was pressed to the window trying to see the top of the house as it drifted slowly out of sight. Soon they were not only out of sight of the house, the sun came out brightly and just as quickly they were putting on the atmospherical breathing apparatus and the outerspherical lights. The ABA and the OL. These precautions were to make them appear to be satellites to the radar as they were out in the ionosphere. Emmie knew all about this now. She had gone to the orientation and had a good breakfast and it took them 20 minutes for her to get out past the atmospherical pull and to feel the zero gravity. It would be 15 minutes before the gravity simulators would take effect, a glitch in the system which was being worked on. Until then, they enjoyed the couple of minutes of floatation, while being connected to the seats by belt. The first thing they saw everyday was the strataflotsam. The items which had been dumped into the atmosphere by earlier generations. What would their generation do about this ecological waste area that remained floating above their heads? This was a question for the generations. For now it was the area that they had to guide through on the way to school.

Midnight at the OASIS

Midnight at the OASIS
Sunset in Huntersville

My little Emmie

ran to the bus on the first day of the last year of school. 2 buns on the side of her head. She kissed me and ran at dawn to the bus. She was starting the adventure of a lifetime. I would never see that little girl again, she was going to woman school!

My Father and I 1989

My Father and I 1989

to the tune of Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme


Are you going to Mary Immaculate?

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Remember me to the one who lived there,

He once was a true love of mine,

Tell him to buy me an acre of land,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Between the muddy Hudson in Jamaica Bay,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to sow in it seeds of pure cream,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And build Ice cream mountains and buildings of whipped cream,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to reap them with sickles of M&M’s,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And chew bubble gum and eat till we’re done,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine.

Tell him to run it off down the motor parkway,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

After your done 50 pushups

and jog down the West Side Highway,

Then he’ll be a true love of mine…

(Don’t wait for me today dad, The kids are sick again, My tummy’s bulging again, My heart is aching again, And now there’s no love there…)

He once was, a true love of mine….So, Girls, I do beg you don't miss your Daddy,Apricots, Chocolate cherries and Pie,You have one short chance to see him on this side, Go visit him and let your light shine.