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Limerick of Lament: Daylight Saving


The time has come, I’m here to say, to talk of many things, How once a year we lose an hour, time flies without its wings. Fast forward, rewind. Spring ahead, fall behind. Oh, the chaos this time change brings. . . Early to bed and earlier to rise. Who is to blame for our […]

My Swan Song for Rand (rhymes with fund)


By request, a limerick for a fellow blogger. If you’ve never read her blog, you should. She never fails to entertain me.

Hello! My name is a limerick.


Boy, oh boy, was I put to the test today. I went to the monthly gathering of ladies in Amman and was asked to do the “Getting to Know You” portion and the name tags. My brainstorm idea had me coming up with about 35 limericks in the past 24 hours. The hostess and the […]

Limerick of Lament: SpacebarSorrow


IFiMUSTbePERPLEXEDbyTHISvex WHYcouldn’tITbeTHEletterX? IamFULLofDISGRACE FROMthisLACKofAspace iFEARmyBLOGisFEELINGtheEFFECTS. . . iCOULDnotFEELanyMOREdumb me,WITHaBRUISEonEACHthumb don’tASKmeTOshare ANYcompressedAIR IwillNEEDitTOgetOUTaSTRAYcrumb. . . iHOPEyouCANacceptMYapology FORthisGLITCHinMYlaptopTECHNOLOGY MAYiFINDaFIX inMYbagOFtricks SOiCANendTHISspaceFREEelegy.

Once upon a facebook . . .spoiler alert! . . they live happily ever after


I have heard people talk about the benefits and drawbacks of social networking sites like facebook. You most certainly can fill your time on them, even waste your time away from doing productive and physical work. You can play games like Mafia Wars and Farmville with friends you haven’t seen since high school and still […]

Beware the Ides of March


Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. Today marks the Ides of March, the day when Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate led by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus and 60 other co-conspirators back in 44 BC. For my husband, this would be the start of a long night conversing […]

A Birthday Limerick for Faris


Three years ago to this day It snowed on Faris’s birthday. Not just cold, it was cool To get to miss school. The best gift for a boy is a snow day! . . . . . . Happy 16th Birthday, Nephew!

A Birthday Limerick for Kinzi


Happy Birthday to Kinzi With her smile so full of whimsy She hit the big 5-0 and she’s rarin’ to go Body strong, mind not flimsy. . They say the pen is mightier than the sword. What can be said of the keyboard? With topics dead on Dealt with head on Kinzi’s writing is worthy […]

Why, Don’t You Look Like A Spring Chicken?


I spent a lot of time growing up just hanging around at my grandparent’s house. They lived on a farm at the end of a winding road in the hills of Pennsylvania. My grandfather was actually born on that farm. That farm has a name, Greenwald Farm, because it was walled in with green mountains. […]

Photo Index of Almondjoycie’s Posts on Jordan


In honor of Blog About Jordan Day, I decided to make a photo index of all the posts I have written about Jordan. Just one click will take you to the post of your choice. I hope you enjoy looking at them, and please drop me a comment or give me a rating.