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Comment by booklover on September 9, 2012 at 12:03am

Thanks Patricia! Goodnight Friends :)

Comment by Patricia on September 8, 2012 at 11:58pm

Turned out to be a terrific photo Booklover!!! Gorgeous kitty.

Comment by Steph S. on September 8, 2012 at 11:54pm

Good night and sweet dreams! Now I need to go and read through the posts for the day. : )

Comment by booklover on September 8, 2012 at 11:49pm

Actually Ruth I just took it with my crummy camera on my phone!  I don't know how to Photoshop or anything. There was a lamp sitting right between me and them when I took it, so it was an accidentally cool-looking picture! lol

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 8, 2012 at 11:34pm

Good one, Joan. I shared it. As a retired biology teacher I was ROFL. Booklover, how did you get Dorka's eyes to glow. They're so sharp and the focus of the picture, which is otherwise soft. Was it Photoshopped for this effect?

Comment by booklover on September 8, 2012 at 10:35pm

oops, I meant everyone BUT the priest.

Comment by booklover on September 8, 2012 at 10:35pm

Derek, ha ha ha that is awesome! Flying Atheist, I totally agree.  Nothing is better than a really good laugh.

Once, when I 'tried' religion (I was raised by Atheists! :), I took my then 3 yr. old daughter to the kid's xmas mass.  She had on her pretty dress, etc.  The priest was talking about trust.  He told her to turn her back to him and fall backwards and trust that he would catch her.  He said "Do you trust me?"  she said "NOPE!" and hopped down from the stage and sat back down.  EVERYONE laughed buy the priest.  SUCH A SMART GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

Comment by The Flying Atheist on September 8, 2012 at 10:22pm

So far, I've gone through my entire life laughing all along way.  I laugh at work, at home, with family and with friends.  It sure makes life so much better. 

Comment by Derek Bly on September 8, 2012 at 10:13pm

A silly voice, you say? I always told my kids that it was the responsibility of parents to embarrass them in public. It builds character. 

Years ago in Disneyland, when my eldest was about 14, we came upon the Sword in the Stone display. I was hauled out of the audience to show that the sword could not be pulled from the stone. Then a little kid comes up and pulls it out. Of course, the fellow dressed up as Merlin trips lock to release it. My son was embarrassed to see me up there, striking a knightly pose. 

Ah, but then the fun began. Merlin proclaimed the little kid could be king, but I would remain a knight. So I said, "Once a king, always a king," which Merlin repeated with his mike so everyone could hear. Then I added, "But once a knight is enough." Merlin started to repeat that, too, but went silent when he realized what he was saying.

The adults all got a good laugh, but my son was mortified!

Comment by booklover on September 8, 2012 at 9:47pm

@ The Flying Atheist, lol, he isn't embarrassed @ home, but sometimes I will say something in a silly voice in a store and he'll say "Mom!  You DO remember we're in public, right?" ha ha!  I forget not everyone understands my goofiness, but maybe it's better than a boring Mom? lol.

 

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