Hi It's me Maddie Mae. Boy have I got big news. It's even bigger than my fortress. THOSE EVIL GOATS ARE GONE!!!! I haven't seen the goats in awhile. Dee said they were probably in the back pasture. Today we noticed all of their food bowls and toys were gone, too. I guess they got … Continue reading They Are Gone
The other day I was popping a bag of popcorn and noticed this warning on the bag. Have we really reached this point?
Saw this sign recently. It is an excellent example of why the apostrophe is the most underappreciated punctuation mark in the English language. Unlike commas and semi-colons that are over-rated the apostrophe is often overlooked. Omitting one tiny little apostrophe drastically changed the meaning of the sign. Of course the author of the sign could … Continue reading Punctuation Please
As you know 2016 is an election years and the politicians are already at it. I've decided TDZ will support the same candidate as in 2012. I find all of the political ads during an election year a bit tiresome. It has taken a lot of research.
Originally posted December 15, 2007. After eight years look for another English rant coming soon. The other day The Big Guy was reading my blog and informed me that I needed a comma for some reason or another. This lead to lively and humorous dialogue about my not needing commas and semi-colons. TBG that it … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Commas, Diagramming and Other Rants About English
Another of my favorites originally posted December 19, 2007. Oh, yeah I'm still battling those itchy tags. I’m trying to work but unfortunately I’m distracted by an itchy tag. There is nothing worse than creating the optimal work environment only to be distracted by something as trivial as an itchy tag. I just hate the … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Itchy Tags
Originally Posted July 6, 2007 My granddad was a preacher. Actually he was my great-granddad. Granddad had a great sense of humor. Mealtimes were quite enjoyable especially when Granddad started telling stories. He had quite a collection of funny preacher stories. Usually his stories involved rookie preachers. By this time he had been a preacher … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Funny Preacher Stories