Saturday, June 04, 2011

Cymotrichous — Six Word Saturday — This year's Spelling Bee champion



–adjective meaning

having wavy hair


14-year-old Sukanya Roy correctly spelled the tongue-twister 'cymotrichous' to be crowned the new champion. (link)

[Dog is Katrin, our toy poodle (link). She's a mess.]

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Describe your life (or something) in a phrase using just six words.
Six Word Saturday, Click the box --> to visit Cate's blog with Mr. Linky showing all the other blogs participating this week.
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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Where has Jim Been — MidWeek Blues — A Quiz (another)

.These have been on my blog several times. The Runza is considered by many, the Jim's included, to be the National Food of Nebraska.

I had my first Runza in Lincoln, Nebraska. The owner of the original Runza Hut started all this in a little restaurant in a former home out by Antelope Park. You could walk up to the window and order. Either to go or to take to a picnic bench under the trees and awnings to eat on premise. He did have a couple of tables inside for rainy days.

Actually, we ate these Runzas in Iowa while at my sister, Lois' home. But we did buy them in Nebraska.

Answer to Quiz: Jim has been to Nebraska!!
Locations are pretty well anyplace in Nebraska, in Lawrence, Kansas, and two in Colorado.

Other exciting things happened in Nebraska.

At the old City Cafe in Tekamah, now TailGaitors, we had our noon meal. I had a TailGator Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich. It was better than the last one I had their under previous owners. Theirs came out of a plastic bag frozen from the restaurant supply company. That one really needed two bags dumped into the bun. This one was on the skimpy side but the taste was delicious.

Another item of amusement was in watching the shredder people come to a local nursing home and shred two baskets of paper. I was interested in how the control panel worked. It was complete with a TV monitor showing the shredding operation inside and operated by an internal computer. It even had a remote starter for the truck engine.

Besides two of three of these Nebraska items, Runza paper and Big Shredder, had blue for MidWeek Blues posting here.
If you want to post a MidWeek Blues picture, go get directions from Rebecca by clicking here. She has a Mr. Linky and good directions . Just do what I did. Or do less. All she requires is a BLUE PICTURE or BLUE THOUGHT, you don't have to write.

Check back later to see the next of my episodes in Nebraska, 2011  

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Sunday, May 29, 2011


Sky Pollution

Genesis 1:28: And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

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