Sunday, July 9, 2017

Siily Sunday: Imitation

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Quite often when i am cleaning other people's homes, i see designs i would enjoy having in my own home, or things i absolutely would not want if i ever remodeled this place.  (No stainless steel appliances or glass cooktops, they are too hard to clean!)

Boudreaux an' Thibodeaux be such good friend dat when Boudreaux done remodel his shotgun house, Thibodeaux see it an' decide he want to do his own jes' de same.  So he ax Boudreaux, an' Boudreaux tell him jes' how much material to got, an' den he done got it an' remodel.

After Thibodeaux be done, Boudreaux come over to see, an' Thibodeaux say, "Mais, you can see my house be de same size as yours, an' I done got de material jes' like you say, an' now my house look real good like yours, but I gots me a whole box o' tile an' lots of wallpaper an' paint left over!"

An' Boudreaux say, "Me too!"

Today is:

Asalha Puja Day -- Buddhism (Buddhist "Lent" begins)

Blessing of the Boats -- Whitby, North Yorkshire, England

Call of the Horizon Day -- can't find any history on this one, but if the idea of following your dreams over the Horizon has ever called you, take the time to follow today!

Constitution Day -- Australia; Palau

Constitutionalist Revolution Day -- São Paulo, Brazil

Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Omelet Day

Feast of Our Lady of Chiquinquira (Patron of Colombia; the Venezuelan National Guard)

Full Buck Moon a/k/a Full Thunder Moon or Full Hay Moon; related observances
     Adhi-Esala Full Moon Poya Day -- Sri Lanka
     Waso Full Moon / Dhamma Cakka Day -- Myanmar

Independence Day -- Argentina(1816); South Sudan(2011)

Lá Cuimhneacháin Náisiúnta -- Republic of Ireland (National Day of Commemoration, honoring all Irish people who have died in war or as part of a UN peacekeeping mission)

Martyrdom of the Bab -- Baha'i

Muffler Appreciation Day -- if you've ever had a loud vehicle, you will understand why someone started this one

National Sugar Cookie Day -- what could be simpler or more versatile?  make them plain or make them fancy, but be sure you make enough!

Nunavut Day -- NU, Canada

Offerings to Heru and Amun -- Ancient Egyptian Calendar (day Heru hears prayers in the presense of the Netjers; date approximate)

Shiman Rokusen-nichi -- Sensou-ji Temple, Asakusa, Tokyo (Day of 46,000; a visit to the temple on this day through tomorrow credits you the same as visiting 46,000 times on ordinary days)

St. Mary Hermina Grivot's Day (Patron of martyrs)

Anniversary Today:

Steven Cauble marries Lisa Whelchel, 1988

Birthdays Today

Mitchel Musso, 1991
Kiely Williams, 1986
Fred Savage, 1976
Jack White, 1975
Courtney Love, 1964
Kelly McGillis, 1957
Tom Hanks, 1956
Fred Norris, 1955
Jimmy Smits, 1955
Margaret Gillis, 1953
John Tesh, 1952
Chris Cooper, 1951
Mitch Mitchell, 1947
O.J. Simpson, 1947
Richard Roundtree, 1942
Brian Dennehy, 1938
David Hockney, 1937
Vince Edwards, 1928
Ed Ames, 1927
Mathilde Krim, 1926
Ottorino Respighi, 1879
Elias Howe, 1819
Anne Ward Radcliffe, 1764

Today in History

Roman  military commander Avitus is proclaimed emperor of the Western Roman Empire, 455
Henry VIII annuls his marriage to Anne of Cleves (his 4th wife), 1540
In Versailles, the National Assembly reconstitutes itself as the National Constituent Assembly and begins preparations for a French constitution, 1789
The Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited, 1793
The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law, 1868
In Provident Hospital on Chicago’s South Side, black surgeon Dr. Daniel Hale Williams performed the first successful open-heart surgery, 1893
Queen Victoria gives royal assent to an Act creating the Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government, 1900
Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming record and the 'minute barrier', 1922
The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London, 1955
In a seminal moment for pop art, Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans exhibition opens at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles, 1962
Margaret Thatcher begins her second term as British prime minster, 1982
South Africa is readmitted into the Olympic movement after 30 years of exclusion, 1991
The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2002
South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan, 2011
Typhoon Rammusun begins its path of destruction, ultimately causing 151 fatalities, 2014


  1. As I age, I am getting lazier. I am trying to keep my home as simple as possible for easier cleaning. Have a beautiful weekend!

  2. It is fun to sometimes get the home all straight with less stuff. You all have a terrific day.

  3. Oh yes you gotta love a friend like Boudreaux ;)

  4. That is funny :) Have a great Sunday!

  5. Me too. Bwahahahahahahahahaha. Forget to mention that little item.

    Have a fabulous Silly Sunday. ☺

  6. I always see things in other people's places and think why didn't I think of that heheh!

    LOL Boudreaux always makes me laugh :-)

    Have a sillytastic SS :-)

  7. Never get tired of these jokes. Thanks as always for sharing.


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