Sunday, August 29, 2021

A Most Unique Garden

 One day I was walking with my grandchildren in Ephraim, Utah when I chanced upon a most surprising garden.
If you'd like a closer look, scroll down.
Even the "stems" and "leaves" were unusual.
Here's a closer look at the creativity of putting dishes together to make this surprising garden.











The garden even had a final polite word for me.
It thanked me for stopping!

Would you like to build a dish garden?

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Don't Let Me Tell You!

Some people care what other people think of them. Others don't. At least they don't seem to, but I've actually heard people say they don't care what others think of them.
Whether you do or not, I had to laugh at this sign I saw in a store.
When it comes down to nitty gritty feelings, we humans actually do not have to believe what others say about us.
WE DON'T?
No, we don't.
Back when they lived at home, if one of my boys told me someone called them a name, I would usually reply, "You have a blue face."
When my son looked confused, I insisted, "You have a blue face. Go look in the mirror."
Sometimes they did, sometimes not, but they challenged my statement. So I'd say, "Just because I say you have a blue face doesn't make it true. So you don't have to believe whatever people say about you, do you?"
Even though that was a couple of decades ago, the same thing applies today to everybody. You don't have to believe what people say about you unless you want to!
What amazing freedom of thought you possess.
Have you let other people tell you how you should feel?
Do you still? ;o)

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Flower Boy

 There's a song by the Cowsills with the lyrics, "I love the flower girl" that I've liked listening to for years, but I never met a real flower girl, or even anyone in the Cowsills. (Click their name or lyrics to hear the song.)

Well, interestingly enough, I found a flower boy!


He said he likes to make his job fun. That's great advice, and it's easy to see at least one way he achieves that goal. I think someone should write a song about him, something about the flower boy with the flower hat.
Do you find fun in your job?

A Helpful Nail

My son had a nail in his tire, but said he wasn't going to take it out. (Can you see it?) This seemed counterproductive to me. Nails don...