Sunday, June 30, 2019

You're Right! (Cajun Joke) and Sunday Selections

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Just because Sandee of Comedy Plus is no longer hosting a Silly Sunday blog hop, do not expect me to quit telling Cajun jokes, especially as it has now become a habit.

Sweetie has applied for a new life insurance policy, and they are taking their time.  While they think about it, i am considering having him sign up for those policies that just pay off your debts, like the mortgage, if you go.

No, i don't want him to go any time soon, but i do want him covered (i already have coverage) so i don't end up with no place to live if it happens sooner than we both anticipate.

Boudreaux be on hims death bed, an' he call hims wife Clothile to de bedside.

"Clothile," he rasped, "I gots a las' request fo' you."

An' Clothile say, "I be done ready to do ennyt'in' you need!"

So Boudreaux say, "Six month afta I die, I want you to get marry wit' Gaston."

Well, Clothile be ver' confuse by dat an say, "I done t'ink you hate Gaston!"

An' Boudreaux say, "Mais oui, I do!"


Sunday Selections was started as a way for bloggers to use photos that might otherwise just languish in their files.  The rules have been relaxed, and it is now simply a showcase for your photos, new or old, good or bad, although nothing rude, please.  It is now hosted by Elephant's Child.    
Today's is truly simply some photos, old and new, that i wanted to share.  Some are artwork i admired, or kittens we've raised, or just things i found on my computer that struck my fancy today.  Maybe i should take this kind of walk down memory lane more often!


Today is:

Aizen Matsuri -- Shoman-in Temple, Osaka, Japan (celebration of Aizen Myo-oh, greatest of the 8 Buddhist guardian gods, and is also called the Yakuta Festival; through July 2)

America's Kids Day -- founded to encourage parents to teach their children the value of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

Armed Forces Day -- Guatemala

Crab Races -- Fairy Calendar (Pixies, Elves, and some Fairies)

Day of Aestas -- Ancient Roman Calendar (culmination of the festival that begins the summer)

Descendent's Day -- on the final Sunday of June each year, an encouragement for all the world's citizens to take an accounting of their activities during the prior year and how those will affect those who come after us

Feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome -- remembrance of the first Christians killed in Rome by order of Nero as scapegoats for the fire in Rome

General Prayer Day -- Central African Republic

Gioco Del Ponte -- Pisa, Italy (the Battle of the Bridge or Game of the Bridge, a medieval parade and contest for possession of the bridge)

Independence Day -- Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)(1960)

Leap Second Time Adjustment Day -- if one is needed

Log Cabin Day -- The Log Cabin Society, dedicated to preserving log cabins and the old fashioned ways of life; many places that have historic log cabins plan big events the last Sunday in June to celebrate

Mother's Day -- Kenya

Meteor Day -- because of the Tuskunga Event

National Corvette Day -- US (vehicle introduced this day in 1953)

National Ice Cream Soda Day

Pridie Kalendas July (Day Before the Kalends of July) -- Ancient Roman Calendar (a day when dies comitiales -- citizen committees -- voted on political and criminal matters)

Punxsutawney Ground Hog Festival -- Punxsutawney, PA, US (through next Saturday; because the groundhog is worth more than just one cold day in February!)

Revolution Day -- Sudan(1989)

St. Theobald of Provins' day (Patron of bachelors)

Tech Support Appreciation Day -- if you can get a hold of them, they can be great to have around

Anniversary Today:

Greg Allman marries Cher, 1975

Birthdays Today:

Michael Phelps, 1985
Fantasia Barrino, 1984
Ralf Schumacher, 1975
Michael Gerard (Mike) Tyson, 1966
Rupert Graves, 1963
Vincent D’Onofrio, 1959
David Alan Grier, 56, 1955
Leonard Whiting, 1950
Patricia Schroeder, 1940
Nancy Dussault, 1936
Harry Blackstone, Jr., 1934
Susan Hayward, 1919
Lena Horne, 1917
Czeslaw Milosz, 1911
William Almon Wheeler, 1819

Debuting/Premiering Today:

"Johnny Carson Show"(TV), 1955
"Guiding Light"(TV), 1947
"Brenda Starr, Reporter"(Comic strip), 1940

Today in History:

Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland, 1294
The Spaniards are expelled from Tenochtitlan, 1520
Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery, Ohio, 1794
French  acrobat  Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope, 1859
The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History takes place, 1860
The first transcontinental train trip across Canada departs from Montreal; it arrives in Port Moody, British Columbia on July 4, 1886
Albert Einstein publishes the article "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies", in which he introduces special relativity, 1905
The Tunguska event, probably caused by a meteor or comet fragment, occurs in remote Siberia, 1908
The Regina Cyclone hits Regina, Saskatchewan, killing 28; it remains Canada's deadliest tornado event, 1912
Congo gains independence from Belgium, 1960
The first leap second is added to the UTC  time system, 1972
The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie, 1987
East Germany and West Germany merge their economies, 1990
The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China, 1997
After nearly 7 years in space, the Cassini spacecraft becomes the first to orbit the planet Saturn, 2004
The Molecule of the Year 2011 is announced, BMP7 (Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7), a potential therapeutic utility for recurrent metastatic disease, 2012
Misty Copeland becomes the first African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, 2015


  1. LOVE your waltz down memory lane and each and every one of the kittens melted my heart. I really like the art too. Thank you.

  2. That teeny tiny kitten, I just want to scoop her/him up and cuddle her/him. Love the basket of kittens too and the beautiful cutlery windchime.

  3. kitten inside a box ♥♥♥

  4. Aww! those kittens heheh! I enjoyed all the photos and the joke heheh!

    Have a sundaytastic day :-)

  5. LOL ~ love the Cajun joke and what a sweet collection of photos ~ love all those sweet fur people ~

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  6. Eeee - the kittens! Thank you for those!

  7. Loved that joke. Aw on all the kitties. They are most precious.

    Have a fabulous day, my friend. ♥

  8. That was a funny joke :) I love all the kitty photos- so adorable.

  9. Lovely photos and the prayer rock is super.


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