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The F.U.N. Quotient…. tap dance edition

H/T to Margaret Realy and Ann Margaret Lewis.

I’m guessing the above was a take off of this…

Let them praise his name with dancing…
Psalm 149:3

The F.U.N. Quotient… singing on the job!

Here’s a day brightener! I love this OB/GYN doc welcoming new babies into the world with a song! 

And if you need to quit your job, there are letters of resignation, and then there are songs of resignation…  a unique way to do it!

The F.U.N. Quotient… Massachusetts edition

I am not a Massachusetts native, I am a native New Yorker, but after living here almost twenty years, I’m starting to understand these things, and can attest that they are true…

You Know You’re From Massachusetts If …

* You consider a yellow light as a sign to speed up.

* You know how to pronounce Worcester and Gloucester.

* You compare with friends what Boston was like pre-Big-Dig and post-Big-Dig.

* You shudder in October when all the tourists come up to clog the roads for foliage season.

* As a kid, there was more than a foot of snow on the ground, and you STILL had to listen to the radio to see if they’d declare it a snow day to cancel school. (My kids experienced this!)

* You’ve had to shovel your car out from snow up over its tires – and you still took it out on the road that same day.

* An April weather warm-up of 60F or more meant it was time for a tshirt. (Sooo true about my own kids, growing up!)

* You’ve grilled on your back porch when there was snow on the ground. (The Gohns do this all. the. time. And I’m bereft if the snow is too high between the porch door and the grill.)

* You understand why they call it Taxachusetts. (To which I reply, it’s still cheaper than NY!)

* You’ve ever made a run to New Hampshire to get alcohol without sales tax.

(More of this here.)

Then there is this quirkiness. I have no idea if all of these are true. Some are corroborated here. I do know about the Boston Terrier. I have one you know.


The F.U.N. Quotient…

The F.U.N. Quotient…

Three very random and unrelated blog posts that made me smile this week…

First, is one that I somehow instigated.

Maria Johnson is my pal and she owns a nice camera and she’s takes it with her on many of her travels. This week she  composed an entire blog post on feral chickens…  and other feral creatures after we exchanged this text where she shared, when talking about how she spent her Sunday afternoon, she was disappointed that husband did not stop to give her time to photograph chickens…


Me, living in the land of wild turkeys, never heard of such things.

Second, if you like musical posts, you must simply enjoy the entire blog post about an amazing beat box artist from Joseph Susanka.

Third, since I’ve had similar fits of madness over conquering clutter or trying to instill organizational resolve in my homemaking over the years, I relished Jennifer Fulwiler’s latest installment about organizational tips she lives with. Mostly.


The F.U.N.* Quotient… pope memes edition

The creativity behind the folks at Catholic Memes is incredible. One part funny-bone, one part Catechism, I love these! Here are some of my favorites that spread Catholic joy.








*F.U.N. = frequent unbridled nonsense


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