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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Happy Random Tuesday

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Hope your week is off to a good start!

Last week, my husband and I cleaned out the attic (mostly him) so we could have new AC ducts installed.  We found so many great things hiding up there that brought back cherished memories... and, of course, a lot of junk!  Going through it is time-consuming because I get distracted by yearbooks and photo albums!  LOL


Picture of a picture!

 I even found some of my Rainbow Girls stuff. (Not to be confused with Gay Pride, The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls is a service organization for girls age 11 and up.  It is affiliated with the Freemasonry.)  Fun trip down memory lane!

Yesterday I was looking at an article (if you can call it that) that was titled 30 Simpsons Jokes That Actually Came True.  

Here's one: The Joke: In the 2000 Simpsons episode "Bart to the Future," Lisa Simpson, as the future president of the United States, wears a purple coat and a pearl-string necklace.

What Actually Happened: When Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman vice president of the United States on January 20, 2021, she wore a purple dress and coat, and a pearl necklace.
Purple and Pearls in
the White House- 21 years apart.

And another: The Simpsons' Season 4 episode "Marge in Chains" from 1993 apparently foreshadows the events of 2020 with the spread of a new flu virus. When a worker in Osaka, Japan, sneezes into a package that ships to Springfield, the entire town is subsequently threatened by what they call the "Osaka Flu," mirroring the spread of the coronavirus around the world. 

What's more, scientists in 2020 claim to have spotted Asian giant hornets in Washington state - a species that threatens life with its poisonous stingers. In the same Simpsons episode, residents knock over a truck they believe to be carrying a cure, but instead crack open a box labeled "Killer Bees." 
Simpsons predict global pandemic and killer bees back in 1993

If you want to see all 30 "predictions," click here.

Did you hear about the woman in Massachusetts who was finally reunited with her missing dog after five years?  FIVE years!  What an uplifting story!

Read the story here!

I am looking forward to seeing one of my daughters who moved away, the one who got married last November.  Her husband left last week for Air National Guard Reserves training which will last 3-4 months.  She's so sad.  She can't even talk to him for the first 7 weeks.


And now...  let's laugh!

 
I can completely relate!  More about my thumb next week,
the latest in body parts to wear out.






We have had this debate at my house recently!


Rude or funny?




This cracked me up!


And last, but not least, 
How about some West Side Story Cats?
Have a great week!


4 comments:

  1. That is interesting about the Simpsons. We have never really watched the show, but maybe we should? Lots of good funnies as well. Happy Tuesday!

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  2. I do not dare to journey in my attic because I could not leave with all the stuff that would capture my attention. Loved all your funnies!

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  3. What a fun thing to visit the attic. That was a great photograph you found.

    Love all the funnies. Cheesecake. I laughed out loud.

    Thank you for joining the Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Happy Tuesday. ♥

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  4. Heeheehee! Those laughs were wonderful.

    Last time i cleaned out the attic, i promised it would be the last time, and right now i am sticking to it!

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