Thursday, May 02, 2013
— My Alphabe-Thursday (2nd), the letter "X" / Thursday Two Questions —
My "X" word for this week is Xu. What is that you ask. So I looked it up in the Scrabble Dictionary and this is what I found:
Beck's Prime sent me this coupon so that Mrs. Jim and and I could honor the occasion. We have a Beck's Prime here in The Woodlands, Texas, so it won't be a major drive for us. The Woodlands also has two multi-screen movie theatres so likely we can see a movie for our outing. Or we could go shopping??
You can click on any picture to see it larger. If your browser supports it, you can click again and most will get larger still. Click here and you might start getting coupons from Beck's Prime that you could use in Texas.
If I ever own a Model T Ford then I would like it to be one of these. My friend who has two in his car collection asked me what part of it was from a Model T. Still, I like it. (MSN's "Hidden treasure: 12 automotive gems in LA" link) (be sure to click on the picture so you can read the text)
Above is an unknown artist's rendition of the beach at Etretat, France that I found in the Internet. At right is a picture I took in April, 2009 during our visit there.
Mrs. Jim, son Tim, and I climbed the cliff up to the church. Since then I've had another heart stent but then that climb almost did me in. I did not walk any further past the church with the better walkers, Mrs. Jim and Tim.
Our Spring 2009 Europe Holiday -- Etretat, France (link)
The goofy looking guy at the left is an unknown artist's rendition of Jonah sitting in the belly of the big fish.
Our Sunday school lesson was over the book of Jonah which tells of the episode of the unwilling prophet, Jonah, in his dealing with his mission trip to Nineveh. Jonah did not want to go there as he detested the people of Nineveh and had decided they did not need to know about God's love for them.
You probably remember this Bible story. Anyway, when Jonah went the other way God caused a shipwreck and while struggling to keep afloat God sent a big fish to swallow Jonah. Jonah learned his lesson for a bit and did go to Nineveh and deliver God's message to the Ninevehites. But he resented doing that afterwards. (my earlier Jonah blog link)
I ran across this picture of Elin Nordegren's new toy. It is the larger of the two yachts and it belongs to her new boy friend, Chris Cline.
This yacht belonging to Cline is nine feet longer than the one behind it. The shorter yacht belongs to Elin's ex-husband, Tiger Woods.
A yacht is not on my bucket list. I did have a John boat once but gave it away. All I had to do was to set it and the little outboard motor out at the curb and they were gone the next morning.
It may have come in a circulating e-mail.
This summer we should visit relatives. We have them in Nebraska, Iowa, Louisiana, Tennessee, and London (U.K.). I subscribe, free, to several tourist information Web sites concerning some of these locations. Nebraska was showing this picture on the Road Trip recent page of the "Visit Nebraska" Web site (link). "Visit Britain" also has a nice tourism blog (link).
Now for my Thursday Two Questions.
My post last week was about the "W" word Willie Nelson. It was a post having several of his songs on YouTube presentations.
1. What is your liking of using coupons with bargains in eating?
2. How do you feel about Jonah?
1. What is your favorite "X" word?
2. What are your travel plans for the year?
==> My Questions here are for Amanda at her Thursday Two Questions blog, Self Sagacity. Please visit her there for her questions and links to other partakers of her fun blogging idea.
2. I don't have an opinion about Jonah one way or another. Not a scholar of the Bible so I've not a clue.
3. My favorite 'X' word? Xmas!
Have a terrific day. ☺
COol selection of pictures you put together this week.
Dominique @Dominique's Desk
I'm visiting Italy and France (inc Corsica)next month. Cant wait!
Great post ~ lots of info ~ enjoy and thanks for the comments ^_^
anyway Xu is the last name of some professors here on the college campus where I am employed
I would love to travel to France as in your picture and to travel about on a yacht would be heavenly
just wanted to say HI
This year my friend and I are taking all of our kids and grandkids to Yellowstone for a few days!
I can't wait...
until next time...nel
And, tell your friend that you fave car there has the essence of a T in it!!! It is the Ford Model T - Xu Edition!!!
As to Jonah he tasted bad so the whale spit him out :)
Ahh Jonah. I think he was a good example of how we are in our hearts at one time or another but shows that God still cares and will bless and keep us.
Have a lovely weekend.
I liked your post!
I love coupons. Period. They are a pain to use sometimes, but several years ago I vowed to never pay full price for anything. I always ask for a discount. Sadly, now I'm getting older most of the time there's a SENIOR discount easily available.
I've not given much thought to Jonah, but I will think on what you shared here.
Thanks for linking!
As always, Xu are quite Xcellent!
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