Move Eastward, Happy Earth


Not much to banter about today, tomorrow I’ll tell you the story of my ‘political row’ with a fellow chatter and his ending argumentative statement, it was quite enlightening and unbelievably funny. Yesterday at work we had a food day — which we do nearly every three months or so — it was an excellent Fajita Night!!! I’m going to suggest we do it again next year on the Fifth of May. Makes more sense to do it then, as it’s Mexican or spanish themed and all. Here’s a funny for you today … (I apologize for the caps … but I was too lazy to retype the thing.)

THE POTTY

A LITTLE THREE YEAR OLD BOY IS SITTING ON THE TOILET. HIS MOTHER THINKS HE HAS BEEN IN THERE TOO LONG, SO SHE GOES IN TO SEE WHAT’S UP. THE LITTLE BOY IS GRIPPING ON TO THE TOILET SEAT WITH HIS LEFT HAND AND HITTING HIMSELF ON TOP OF THE HEAD WITH HIS RIGHT HAND.

HIS MOTHER SAYS: “BILLY, ARE YOU ALL RIGHT? YOU’VE BEEN IN HERE FOR A WHILE. BILLY SAYS: “I’M FINE, MOMMY… I JUST HAVEN’T GONE ‘DOODY’ YET.”

MOTHER SAYS: “OK, YOU CAN STAY HERE A FEW MORE MINUTES. BUT, BILLY, WHY ARE YOU HITTING YOURSELF ON THE HEAD?”

BILLY SAYS: “WORKS FOR THE KETCHUP.”

ஜ~§Quote Of The Day§~ஜ

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
~Steven Weinberg

ஜ~§The Question Of The Day§~ஜ

Are you an oldest, youngest, middle, or only child? How do you think it has influenced your personality?

ஜ~§The Word Of The Day§~ஜ

Martinet

PRONUNCIATION:
(mar-ti-NET, MAR-ti-net)

MEANING:
noun: A strict disciplinarian.

ETYMOLOGY:
After Jean Martinet, an army officer during the reign of Louis XIV in France. He was a tough drill master known for his strict adherence to rules and discipline. He was killed by friendly fire during the siege of Duisburg in 1672.

USAGE:
“Many people believe the agency acts like a martinet. They say the agency is hard-headed and hard-hearted. They say it is dictatorial and unyielding.”

ஜ~§Poem Of The Day§~ஜ

Move Eastward, Happy Earth

Move eastward, happy earth, and leave
Yon orange sunset waning slow:
From fringes of the faded eve,
O, happy planet, eastward go:
Till over thy dark shoulder glow
Thy silver sister world, and rise
To glass herself in dewey eyes
That watch me from the glen below.

Ah, bear me with thee, lightly borne,
Dip forward under starry light,
And move me to my marriage-morn,
And round again to happy night.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

ஜ~§Recipe Of The Day§~ஜ

Mozzarella Arrabiata Salsa
(Epicurious)



Ingredients:
2 pounds tomatoes, divided
1 fresh hot cherry pepper (optional), stemmed and chopped
1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 pound fresh mozzarella, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves

Accompaniment: 1 pound capellini, cooked and drained

Preparation:
Halve 1 pound tomatoes, then purée with cherry pepper (if using), red pepper flakes, oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a blender until smooth.

Finely chop remaining tomatoes and combine with celery and tomato purée in a large bowl.

Toss hot capellini with tomato sauce and mozzarella. Serve sprinkled with celery leaves.

Brightest Blessings,
~Surry~

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