Sunday, August 20, 2017

Silly Sunday: Dream a Little Dream

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Sweetie was telling me the other day that he'd had a very strange dream the night before.  He said it had something to do with mayonnaise, but he wasn't sure what.  It really made me glad that i don't remember my dreams the vast majority of the time.

Thibodeaux be tellin' Boudreaux 'bout a dream he done had.

"I done died," Thibodeaux say, "an' when I gets to de Pearly Gates, St. Pete done give me a piece of chalk.  He take me to a ladder, an' he tell me to climb up an' start at de top o' dis big chalk board, writin' down all my sins.

"As I climb de ladder, I see dat you done died, too, an' you be comin' down you own ladder.  So I say, 'Good fo' you, Boudreaux, you done finish writin' all you sins!'

"An you say, 'Mais, no, I don' be finish, I be comin' down fo' more chalk!'"






Today is:

Bad Hair Day -- birth anniversary of Don King

Birth of the White Buffalo -- Lakota Native American rituals honoring the birth of the White Buffalo in 1994, signaling the return of the White Buffalo Woman (manifestation of the Star Goddess Wohpe), who gave them the sacred peace pipe

Boil Over Thursday -- Fairy Calendar (sometimes on Thursday, most often not)

Dial the Phone Day -- the first rotary dial phone patent was applied for by A. E. Keith, John Erickson, and Charles Erickson on this day in 1896

Dog Day Road Race -- Harvey Cedars, NJ, US (sponsored by the High Point Volunteer Fire Company)

Feast of Asma -- Baha'i

Independence From USSR Day -- Estonia

Lemonade Day

Moon's Birthday -- Aztec Calendar (according to some websites, but i haven't confirmed it; if you want something to celebrate, this is as good as anything else)

National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

National Radio Day -- on the day WWJ(AM) radio first signed on in Detroit in 1920, one of the earliest news broadcast stations

Revolution Day -- Western Sahara

Revolution of the King and People -- Morocco

St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Day (Patron of bees and beekeepers, candle makers, wax refiners; Burgundy, France; Cistercians; Gibralter; Queens College, Cambridge, England; Speyer Cathedral)

Stop and Smell Your Dog Day -- and, depending on the results, maybe even Give Your Dog a Bath Day

St. Stephen's Festival --  Budapest, Hungary (National Day for all of Hungary)

Thoth orders the healing of the Eye of Horus -- Ancient Egyptian Calendar (date approximate)

Virtual Worlds Day -- internet generated, as well it should be

World Mosquito Day -- commemorates the day Dr. Ronald Ross discovered the link between mosquitoes and malaria in 1897


Birthdays Today:

Amy Adams, 1975
Tara Dakides, 1975
Jan Allen, 1956
Theresa Saldana, 1955
Al Roker, 1954
Robert Plant, 1948
Connie Chung, 1946
Don King, 1931
Jim Reeves, 1924
Jacqueline Susann, 1921
Eero Saarinen, 1910
Edgar Albert Guest, 1881
H.P. Lovecraft, 1880
Eliel Saarinen, 1873
Benjamin Harrison, 1833
Bernardo O'Higgins, 1776


Debuting/Premiering Today:

"1812 Overture"(Tchaikovsky Op. 49), 1882


Today in History:

Hungary is established as a kingdom by Stephen I, 1000
The Dutch bring the first African slaves to the colony of Jamestown, VA, 1619
The Spanish establish the presidio that will be the town of Tuscon, Arizona, 1775
The Lewis and Clark "Corps of Discovery", exploring the Louisiana Purchase, suffers its only death when sergeant Charles Floyd dies, apparently from acute appendicitis 1804
Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" debuts in Moscow, 1882
Rotary Dial telephone is patented, 1896
The Big Blowup, a huge fire in the Northwestern US, burns 3 million acres, 1910
Adolphe Pegoud makes the first parachute jump from an airplane, 1913
Stainless steel is first cast, 1913
WJM,8Mk, Detroit, becomes the first commercial radio station to start daily broadcasting, 1920
UK becomes the first to use radar, 1940
Plutonium's weight determined, 1942
Launch of Voyager 2, 1977
George and Joy Adamson, the Born Free conservationists, are gunned down by poachers, 1989
The Oslo Peace Accords are signed in Norway, 1993
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec may not secede from Canada without federal government approval, 1998
As part of ongoing political reforms, the government of Myanmar announces it will end media censorship, 2012

9 comments:

  1. It's what you could call a mayonnaisal dream LOL

    I wonder if Boudreaux has ever had one heheh!

    Have a mayotastic silly sunday :-)

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  2. Bwahahahahahaha. I love that joke.

    I'm with you in that I rarely remember my dreams. I'm just fine with that.

    Have a fabulous Silly Sunday. ☺

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  3. Remembering all my sins is harder than remembering my dreams!

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  4. Dreams, sins and Dreams. They might be the same. Ha,ha,ha.
    have a great Sunday Mimi. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

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  5. Some dreams are good and some not so good. That was a funny one. Have a good evening.

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  6. Oh yes, you gotta have enough chalk ha ha.

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