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Thursday, August 07, 2008

Your Old Sayings

Here they are, the rework of the old sayings you sent it.
"Align your water fowl" - Bob W.
There is the widespread misconception that the manicured turf of a neighbor’s yard, that which is separated by an iron fence, has somehow reached the upper ranges of the spectrum that is dominated by light energy with a wavelength of roughly 520–570-nm.

One must be careful not to spew lacrimal fluid just because opaque white liquid, that which is produced by the mammary glands of female mammals, has been accidentally tossed onto the floor. - Christopher T.
It is inadvisable to store fresh vintage in ancient containers.

One whose merriment commences at the very end of an enterprise has the most satisfactory merriment of all.

Numbering your feathered bipeds in advance of their birth ensures disappointment.

A winged biped who is willing to forgo sleeping late is always the one who procures the annelid.

Four footed furries with whiskers who choose to wear mittens are never able to obtain rodents.

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Coppers that are retained in safe places are coppers that have been bought by earnest labor.

Winged bipeds with similar outer coverings tend to gather in homogeneous groupings.
Many find it difficult to see the entire range of the arbor when closely regarding one specimen.

It is foolish to weep over the product of ovine lactation when it has already toppled over.

Make sure to retain the neonate when quickly disposing of used washing water. - Nadene
Proceeding with undue alacrity produces unwanted refuse.

An exceedingly unwise individual may find himself quickly separated from his monetary worth. - Mary M.

It's impossible to fashion a lustrous fabric receptacle for one's coins and bills from the external hearing organ of an adult female swine.

The feathered entity you are holding is twice as valuable as the assumption that twice as many are encamped in yonder shrubbery. - Terry W.
One mustn't enumerate one's poultry before it has completed the gestation process.

Refrain from discarding the infant along with it's cleansing solution.

Like a domesticated feline on a heated metal building top.
If one is seriously troubled by some aspect of a proposal it would be most wise to simply discount the entire idea and not act on it.

Even the smallest amount of the coin of the realm is indeed of value if kept as part of the fortune amassed as a result of your faithful endeavors. - Ann
Multitudinous palm and finger appendages lessen required chores. - Jane
The louder he spoke of his honor, the quicker we counted our spoons.

An avian character in your appendage is better than double that in a shrub. - Susan N.
A rapidly accelerating spherical sedimentary fragment is almost certainly incapable of collecting organic fungoid material. - Kalliope D.
. . . and the sayings Dana, who started it all, received:

Applying one's dress making skills in a small way early on insures against having to tackle a much larger sewing project at a later time.

A suture when needed prevents one less than ten.

Avoiding discomfort prevents desired growth.

Bearing in mind means considering.

Be careful not to hurt the little one with the washing liquid.

Being away inspires aortic longings.

Collection of sodium chloride crystal is advised.

Directing equines by the brook doesn't guarantee they will imbibe.

Harvest alfalfa during periods of solar illumination.

If you hurry, you'll find you have a lot of unusable garbage left over.

If your best friend is taking a nap, leave him alone.

I'm absolutely certain I've not been in the presence of a puce bovine, which I consider a good thing. But rest assured, if I ever encounter one, I wouldn't trade places with him.

In times of struggle, strong individuals seek out an emporium.

Lynx lift your larynx?

Plural panther pelt procurement procedures persist.

Retiring at a prudent time, and arising at an equally appropriate hour, leads to soundness of body, monetary gain and deep insight.

Sew slow. Situational hazards inevitably transpire.

The dessert contains the definitive evidence.

There comes a time when one has to put out the fire, fold the tent and pack up the camel.

There was a definite lack of imbibing during the marathon.

The shedding of tears over a puddle of cow udder liquid should be avoided.

When Mr. Ed brings you a package, focus on the bow.
Due to the predictable nature of gravitational forces, the descending pomes of the Malus domestica should be expected to travel only relatively short distances in a lateral direction, thus ending their journey in the vicinity of the mother plant.
- Sharon W.



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