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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Saturday Silliness

I'll start today with a little Dr. Seuss for Grown Ups and Older Folks:


 I feel a little "Dr. Phil" influence on this first one!

 And for this is for those fans of micro brews and other ales.



 I think no explanation is required here!


And this last one is for those among us who've reached The Golden Years!

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Middle age is when broadness of the mind

and narrowness of the waist change places.




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Potatoes




Well, a Girl Potato and Boy Potato had eyes for each other.  Finally they got married, and had a little sweet potato,  which they called, "Yam."  Of course, they wanted the best for Yam.  When it was time, they told her about the facts of life.  They warned her about going out and getting half-baked, so she
wouldn't get accidentally mashed, and get a bad name for herself like 'Hot Potato,' and end up with a bunch of Tater Tots.



Yam said not to worry, no Spud would get her into the sack and make a rotten potato out of her!  But on the other hand she wouldn't stay home and become a Couch Potato either.  She would get plenty of exercise so as not to be skinny like her shoestring cousins.

When she went off to Europe. , Mr. And Mrs. Potato told Yam to watch out for the hard-boiled guys from Ireland ..and the greasy guys from France called the French Fries.  When she went out west, they warned her to watch out for the Indians so she wouldn't get scalloped..

Yam said she would stay on the straight and narrow and wouldn't associate with those high-class Yukon Golds, or the ones from the other side of the tracks who advertise their trade on trucks that say, "Frito Lay."

Mr. and Mrs. Potato sent Yam to Idaho P.U. (that's Potato University ) so that when she graduated she'd really be in the Chips.  In spite of all they did for her, one-day Yam came home and announced she was going to marry Brian Williams.   Mr. and Mrs. Potato were very upset!  They said, "You can't possibly marry Brian Williams, because he's just  (Are you ready for this?)

(Are you sure?)
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(OK!  Here it is!)



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A COMMONTATER!"


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In case you didn't know...



Women are Angels




And when someone breaks our wings....


We simply continue to fly....


On a broomstick....





We’re flexible like that.



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The Storm


They were together in the House.  Just the two of them.  It was a cold, dark, stormy night. The storm had come quickly, and each time the thunder boomed he watched her jump.  She looked across the room and admired his strong appearance...and Wished that he would take her in his arms, comfort her and protect her from the storm.

Suddenly, with a pop, the power went out.... She screamed...He raced to the sofa where she was cowering.  He didn't hesitate to pull her into his arms.  He knew this was a forbidden union and
expected her to pull back.  He was surprised when she didn't resist but instead clung to him.  The storm raged on...They knew it was wrong...Their families would never understand... So consumed were they in their FEAR that they heard no opening of doors...just the faint click of a camera......



(Click!)





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18 comments:

Steven Anthony said...

Ha I think the book about drinking beer might be about me...lol

ethelmaepotter! said...

First time I'd seen or heard any of these, and I can't stop laughing! The Seuss books are CRAZY FUNNY!

Clipped Wings said...

Oh, you are so good...and the last one still has me laughing.

My name is PJ. said...

My favorite this week is Dr. Seuss....and, gee, I'd thought I'd owned the entire collection until this morning.

Your little gift shop is so cute. Did you do it through Cafe Press?

R. J. said...

Snarky good fun today, Eva! I loved the taters. Is nothing sacred? :-) I love Dr. Seuss, but irreverence is what humor is all about. It is cool, creative and Horton Hires a Ho is hysterical. Where do you find this stuff?

Brian Miller said...

nice flexibility there...smiles. that first book...slayed me...lol. thanks for my saturday chuckles eva!

Steadfast Ahoy! said...

Love the potatoe story! A real groaner.
Have a great weekend.

David Waters said...

I relate to the couch potato way more than I should...lol

Candice said...

Those are great.

I don't know about you, but my broom is pretty comfortable.

Jen said...

Oh, Eva, great job !I liked all Dr Seuss but your last three were really funny......

PS. I fly alot!

Claudia said...

how nice - cat and dog caught in the act...this dog looks really strong...smiles
thanks for making me smile...also had a look at the pumpkin post...creative..!! hope you're having a fantastic weekend!

Sue said...

I found your blog from Tom Goette's and loved every word of this post.

Too, too funny.

And the Dr. Seuss titles are classic!

=)

Michelle Saunderson said...

I love the Seuss Books. The Tater joke was pretty good too. Thanks for the laugh.

Pat said...

Horton hires a ho must be a real bodice ripper! Ha ha!

Love your Saturday Silliness! I always look forward to them!

Tater tots! Still laughing!

Eva Gallant said...

ClippedWings: I'm so glad you enjoy the silliness!

Jen: I love to make you laugh!

Michelle: You are so welcome!

Reeni said...

These are hilarious Eva! Love the Dr. Seuss books and the potato story. And the cat and dog! So cute. Happy Halloween!

Linda said...

LOL...Cute Blog!

New follower from "Over 40 Bloggers"

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Yam, did it for me, very clever.