June 10th, 2008

Yawn - Horse

It Has Seemed a Long Day ... And It's Not Over Yet!

 It must have been a bad day - I ended up doing some cleaning - yes I now know that all my undies are in the right draw - and all OK ... I know that my sun-tops are not tangled with other T-shirts ... and that I have more scarves than I thought I had!

On top of that - I have cleaned the windows at the front of my house ... mowed the lawn and been to the Bank and the library ... but souldn't egt the book I wanted.  I had been promising myself I would brush up on my French Grammer ... no luck, it's all multi-media French conversation ... so if anyone has any ideas about on-line courses I would be grateful.

The sun is out - which was great for my walk to the Bank etc ... I went the long way round!

When I got back I spent some time practicing my clarinet - we have a concert on Saturday, but at this point I tend to play anything but that music.  So I sat and murdered Mozarts concerto!

Now I am waiting for a patient to arrive - who has phoned to say they are running late.

So - as you can see it has been a dull day down here - oh well ... at least I got a few things done.  Hope your days have been as productive!!
Adventure before dementia

Church Newsletter Bloopers

I have just been e-mailed this list ... I had seen about 1/2 of them - but thought I would post them all - Hope that you enjoy them ...
 
Church Bulletins
Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for church ladies with computers. 
These sentences (with all the BLOOPERS) actually appeared in
church bulletins or were announced in church services:

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The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.
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The sermon this morning: 'Jesus Walks on the Water.' The sermon tonight: 'Searching for Jesus.'
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Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands.
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Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our community. Smile at someone who is hard to love. Say 'Hell' to someone who doesn't care much about you.
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Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help.
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Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again,' giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.
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For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs.
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Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir. They need all the help they can get.
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Irving Benson and Jessie Carter were married on October 24 in the church. So ends a friendship that began in their school days.
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A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.
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At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be 'What Is Hell?' Come early and listen to our choir practise.
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Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.
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Scouts are saving aluminium cans, bottles, and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children.
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Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered.
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The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment and gracious hostility.
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Potluck supper Sunday at 5:00 PM - prayer and medication to follow.
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The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.
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This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. Bring a blanket and come prepared to sin.
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Ladies Bible Study will be held Thursday morning at 10 AM. All ladies are invited to lunch in the Fellowship Hall after the B. S. is done.
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The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the Congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday.
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Low Self Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 PM. Please use the back door.
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The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the Church basement Friday at 7 PM. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.
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Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
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The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new campaign slogan last Sunday: 'I Upped My Pledge - Up Yours'
 
Adventure before dementia

Hallowean - Buffy Style.

Just watching Buffy, the Vampire Slayer ... Season 2 ... Hallowean ; and in doing so have had a couple of random thoughts (when not watching Spike have fun!)

1.  Spike had Buffy video-taped so he could watch and re-watch the fight.

If that was his only reason then how did he win the fight against The Chinese Slayer - we know he had fought Nicki once befor e... but there again he had fought Buffy.
Or - was it really as Dru later said - "You are covered in her"

So, was this really where Spike's stalking started - His obsession of killing we know, but how much did he enjoy that tape?

2.  How did the vampire that Angel fought get into Buffy's house?  What about the no-invitation rule?

3.  I just love the scene where Willow walks through the library wall - startling Giles ... It cracks me up each time I see it.

4.  Although Giles fighting has been hinted at - when he was willing to fight The Master (etc) it is here that you see Ripper - in his fight against Ethan ... A lot of tension and anger is inside him, that is mostly hidden away.

5.  Spike could have had his third slayer - if he hadn't enjoyed savouring the moment.  

The walk of Spike and the other demons to the warehouse is great - they all seem to have the Spike (James) swagger ... and then his entrance into the building (swoon!).  
However he then delays - by going slowly - enjoying the fear.
But - so does Buffy ... With a great opening line of "Hi Honey" ... yet she doesn't follow through and stake him ... even though she did win the fight.

6.  This episode also sees Willow's first step towards being the strong independant woman that she will end up ... and her first love with Oz.  

7.  Xander admits he knows it is Buffy&Angel forever here ... although we later know he never gives up hope that Buffy will turn to him.


A great episode, for all the characters.  I thoroughly enjoyed watching it again.