My first Engrish Submissions

Poetry is what gets lost in translation. ~ Robert Frost Some of you may be familiar with the humorous site  It documents translation mistakes, mostly on commercial products and signs, displaying awful English, not to mention unintentional double entendres.  Above is my first encounter with Engrish in real life, at the local FoodMaxx store. …

An emotional banana

“My baby is freckled and sweet, just like a perfect banana.” From my never published country song of the same name. I just found out that you can draw with a sharp object on a banana skin, and a few minutes later, it shows up in stark relief.  I can’t wait to show my kids.

Bloom county

“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” ~ Kahlil Gibran The almond blooms, which you've seen from afar the last two days, are quite pretty up close.  Enjoy.  Oh, and enjoy one of my favorite Bloom County strips below.    

The value of (LOL)Cats

“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” ~ Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963) French poet I am a “cat person” – I mean, I like all animals, including dogs, but I wouldn’t live with other animals.  Dogs are for people who like to play and…

The 365 Photo Challenge

“I didn’t need to see that.” ~ Squidward My friend Larry has challenged me to take the 365 Photo Challenge – take one photo a day and blog it.  That’s it.  Self-indulgent?  You bet.  Fun?  Probably.  Here’s a photo for ya.  My New Year’s birthday cake, with my favorite SpongeBob character on it.  Now leave…