Happy Birthday from one 71-year-old to another, and congratulations on finishing those six chemo sessions. I agree with the others here about the simplicity of cataract surgery. I had a bandage over my eye after the cataract surgery in my first eye. The next morning I took it off and happened to see my old blue jeans slung over a chair in the bedroom. OH MY GOD! THEY WERE SO BLUE!!! Enjoy the birthday and many more!!
Isn’t it a combination of elephants having long memories and the Sicilian mafia?
The modern theory is that the story of the huge one-eyed Cyclops in the Odyssey is derived from Greeks in maybe the 800s or 900s or earlier (BCE) seeing elephant skulls (which they would have run across in trading with people from North Africa?) and thinkng that the hole in the skull for the airway leading into the trunk was actually one huge eye socket (of course if this theory is correct they would have paid no attention to the actual eye-socket holes in the skull…).
Maybe he’s only been lobstering recently and the family is tired of lobster.
Thunder comes from the old Dutch burghers in the Hudson Valley playing nine-pins in Heaven. It’s the sound of a strike; you can hear the pins falling one after one. That’s what my mother told me when I was little.
Notice the ruts on the ground under the swings from years of kids on the playground. Thank you, Will Henry! I had forgotten all about those!
1 part creme de noyaux, 1 part creme de cacao, 2 parts heavy cream. Shake in cockail shake filled with ice, strain and try to drink.
Sort of like setting up a terrarium. Hmm…. Terrarium, terrestrial, Terra….
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Thanks. Now that you mention it, Railway Express agents might have had those hats too. I guess the hat symbolizes delivery.