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PRIDE TAKES A TUMBLE

 I am remembering the Limerick Challenge which was hosted by Rashmi.  I am reprinting one because it was so much fun and it is so appropriate for me today.  Does anyone know of someone else who is hosting limerick challenges … Continue reading

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MAX THE MUSIC MAN

Max the Music Man rocked his mandolin, Toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ grew hip again.       He made music that lingers,       With his fast fancy fingers Then treated his calluses with lanolin.   Prompt from SoCS: use “man” either as a … Continue reading

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TOMMY’S TIDE TURNED

By a girl, poor Tommy was smitten For her, he’d gladly take a lickin’. Washed his face, combed his hair Bought new clothes- even underwear – And proposed marriage as soon as was fittin’. Now Sally for Tommy didn’t yearn Enough … Continue reading

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Angry Andrew

He was known as Angry Andrew; Any mistake and his temper flew. People stepped aside, Until the day he died Without a friend to bid him adieu. ————– I picked up my five and seven year old great-granddaughters for a hundred … Continue reading

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LIMERICK BLISS

Chuck and Shelley tied the marriage knot In a lovely chapel called “The Charming Spot” But their bliss faded when the bills came due Their love was challenged, that was true. With open eyes, they realized, ’twas the budget they forgot. … Continue reading

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GRANDMA BETTER NOT BE THIN-SKINNED

“Grandma, you have old skin; I have new skin.  Smell it.” “Um, smells good, sweetie pie” “Grandma, what’s that?” “That’s called a mole, honey.” Grandma, why do you have those brown spots?” “I’m just getting old, baby.” “Grandma, I don’t … Continue reading

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