Monday, December 9, 2013

My favorite joke

As told to me by a cute ESL boy last Thursday:

"I have a joke for you."
"Ok, tell me"
"I want to tell you a joke."
"Please, I'd love to hear it."
"OK. Why six scared seven. Hehehehehe."
"Oh, I love this joke!!! It's my favorite! -Because seven, eight, nine! Hahahahaha."
"You get it? Seven, ate (making food towards mouth gestures), eight - the number, nine. Six, Seven, Nine, Eight. You get it?"
"Yes and that is my favorite joke in the whole world and I'm glad you get it."
"It's so funny."
"Yes, yes it is."

I think I'm going to through a few of these out to him:
1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
2) The garden was used to produce produce.
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
6) The soldier decided to desert his post in the desert.
7) Santa is ready to present the present.
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
10) I did not object to the object.
11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
13) They were too close to the door to close it.
14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

The sentences came from The Heteronym Page.
Have a nice day.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Lot not for sale - house post #1

August 2012

This is the lot
that was recently bought.
 (well not really recently, but with all we've had on our plates and for the sake of rhyme and because I want to, I'm saying recently)

So now you can see
where we'll hopefully be
next year when the weather turns ugly.
(ok, I probably shouldn't say that because the weather can turn ugly pretty much anytime here in Oklahoma- here's the change...)

So now you can see
where we'll hopefully be
next year when the weather turns cold
or before we get more old
or that will not be sold (again)
or ...
let's just stop with cold.
It sounds better that way.

So now you can see
where we'll hopefully be
next year when the weather turns cold.


We purchased this land from a brother and sister who's mother had left it to them. For them, it had originally been a 10 acre plot where their family had horse fields and a very funky, awesome house (that is currently being renovated & looks very modern and awesome- so excited to get to know those neighbors).  The house sits on 5 acres (I believe) and just south of that there is a two acre field that was sold to the neighbor and it has horses on it. Our lot is to the east of the house. We were told it used to be a horse field. The August fires a couple of years ago went through and cleared things out and then nature took advantage and regrew beautifully. Last year, we got a machete and spent hours trying to make a path to see what we could see. We didn't see much and we didn't get very far. But it was fun and no one came out of there with ticks. Yay. 

We feel so fortunate to have found property like this in our area. When I met the brother & sister & their spouses (my mr. and I got to meet everybody because of the way Oklahoma conducts it's business), we had a great visit. I felt a kindred spirit in the sister and loved her positive sweet energy.
We hope to make our new home a beautiful, happy place - just like they had years ago.

Deliver Me From Donut Day

Again, I haven't written in a while, but I don't want to forget this one. It's a doozy. I work in an elementary school. I teach ...