I went to a wedding where a little boy carried the rings up the aisle on a fancy pillow. As he walked along, he growled loudly like an animal. When asked why he growled, he said, “I’m the ring bear!”
I am thankful for Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, the National Public Radio news quiz show, where I heard this ring bear joke, and where, unless your sense of humor is badly broken, I guarantee you plenty of smiles, snickers, chuckles and laughs during each one-hour show.
It’s Thanksgiving weekend, so I felt obligated to say at least something about being thankful. Blogger duty called.
A bit more seriously: I asked myself earlier this week what I was most thankful for. Instantly, without thinking even one second about it, my mind, such as it is, went immediately straight to …
Balsamea, my forest refuge.
What did you suppose I might have said?
(1) Click any picture to switch to full-size scroll mode for all of them, and where you can post comments on pictures. Much prettier that way, although this gallery mosaic has its merits, too. (2) Every time you refresh your browser page, this gallery sequence changes. Try it for fun.
Yeah, okay, it’s a photographically effusive statement of gratitude.
I’m not going to ask you to post a comment saying what you’re thankful for. You can do it if you want to. But I heartily welcome and invite your posting a link to anything you wrote (or otherwise created) about or for thankfulness, gratitude, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, or whatever seasonal festivity you like / liked / want to like / ought to like / are forced to like / don’t like …
More boy humor for your gratitude:
- Boy Humor … it’s about a certain sound, a “thing” with boys, I suppose. And it’s from a blog with the URL girlchild.wordpress.com where you’ll find that a few weeks ago the author moved to a new site, See Laurie Write. Laurie says that earlier this year she ” jumped off the very comfortable and dependable ‘Full Time Job’ wagon to make my way as a writer.” Amiga valiente!