Category Archives: Earth

3 hilarious winning cartoon captions from “The New Yorker”

“Ignore the screams, sir. I’ll get you a new fork.” Aliina Hopkins, West Hartford, Conn.   SECOND PLACE “Would you care to hear about our tipping policy?” George Forgie, Austin, Texas   THIRD PLACE “If you feel a draft, I … Continue reading

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Grandma Grammar Recommends This Hilarious Post!!

https://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewziegler/people-who-not-even-spell-check-can-save People who can’t be saved even with Spell Check . . . Enjoy! It’s really fun to read! . . . And then there’s Debra Messing screaming at Susan Sarandon: “. . . the water you properted to care … Continue reading

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The Grammar Grandma Strikes Again!

Want to drive me totally nuts? It’s easy! Run your fingernails down a blackboard–or commit any of the following grammar sins. You might not hear me say anything, but I’ll bet you hear my teeth grinding! “Another words.” I hear … Continue reading

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Happy 135th Birthday, Mother El! Carl Sandburg apparently loved you!

My grandmother, Elsie Klotz(!) Gilruth, was born on August 12, 1883. In 1923, apparently (see envelope, below), Carl Sandburg wrote her a poem and sent it to her home, presumably so she would get it before her husband saw it. … Continue reading

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The 3 Musketeers Go to Basking Ridge, NJ . . .

. . .  and NJ will never be the same again! A delicious brunch and a short walk in 95-degree weather: but at least we were out of the city. Basking Ridge was like a ghost town (everyone was at … Continue reading

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Le 14 juillet: allons enfants de la patrie!! Plus, we got the World Cup!!!

   

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Perfect Mid-July Day, 2018

Again, Madison Square Park at its finest. I’m sitting at a small cafe table doing pretty much nothing. It doesn’t get better than this!   “To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, one clover and a … Continue reading

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