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June 23, 2013


catriona mcpherson

Wonderful post! Davis, CA, is in Yolo County and as far as I know the city fathers are doing nothing to exploit that happy fact.

Can I share my tv/movie pet hate? When someone says 'carpe diem', I curl up in a ball, whimpering 'don't make the fish joke. Please don't make that fish joke.'

Storyteller Mary

Good source and research! No wonder your dialogue sounds authentic.
I quote Mae West in aqua-aerobics class, when we drift into each other's way . . . "I was once as pure as the new-fallen snow, but then I drifted." Love her humor!
. . . and yours! ;-)

Elaine Viets

Maybe it's not the motto they want for the sherrif's office, Catriona.
Now I'm afraid to ask. "What fish joke?"

Elaine Viets

Mae West was a woman ahead of her time, Mary. I love the classic movies she did with WC Fields. Now there was a couple.

Charlaine Harris

Now I feel incredibly old. I'm coming down on the side of YODO.

Elaine Viets

I prefer Dr. Seuss's "Old age is not for sissies."

Marcia Talley

Homemade strawberry ice cream in my freezer. YOLO. Back later ...

Donna Andrews

Now I will know what my nephews are saying if they pick this up.

I should get out more. Preferably wearing my "Carpe Noctem"t-shirt.

Elaine Viets

Seize the spoon, Marcia.

Elaine Viets

With any luck, they'll miss this one, Auntie Donna. Like the T-shirt, though.

Alan Portman

You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face
—Ian Fleming, You Only Live Twice, Chapter 11

Kids got it wrong anyway.

Actually I hate YOLO. It would be the marching song for one of the phrases learned in airplane school: There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old bold pilots.

Elaine Viets

It's not my favorite philosophy, either, Alan -- except,like Marcia, when I'm trying to justify a tasty dessert.
Nice Ian Fleming quote.


Is that a banana in your pocket...

Elaine Viets

Not going there, June. I am a woman of superhuman strength.

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