Cherry Saturday August 12, 2017

Today is World Elephant Day.

The elephant is white because it’s also Garage Sale Day.

I did look up images for “garage sale,” but they looked too much like my present garage to be anything but depressing.

So let’s have an internet white elephant swap.  What totally useless thing will you give up from your house?  (I’ll have to think about it.  The selection here is wide.)



Double Messages and Updating Argh

Nicole and Micki are getting double notifications from this blog.  Is anybody else?  If so, could you explain in the comments so Mollie can fix it?  I’m assuming this is part of the transfer of the blog from one to server to another–and we were so sneaky about it, too–so it should be fixable.  

And while you’re at it, you might mention anything you think might be improved or added here–that got you “Like” buttons and Good Book Thursdays last time–and we’ll talk about it. Continue reading

Cherry Saturday 7-22-2017

Did you know that the Dog Days of Summer* run from July 3 to August 11?  
And that July 22 is exactly midway between those two dates?  
Which makes today the Hump Day of the Dog Days of Summer.

Just something to think about.

*”The dog days or dog days of summer are the hot, sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star Sirius, which Greek and Roman astrology connected with heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, lethargy, fever, mad dogs, and bad luck. They are now taken to be the hottest, most uncomfortable part of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.”  (From Wikipedia, of course.)