Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Random and Not-Exactly-Happy

Hello again, Tuesday.  If you're looking for a positive, super-happy, Christmasy post, this is not it.  Click your back button now. 

I'm starting with a random pet peeve... Incorrect spelling and/or grammar.

I'm on a beautiful blog reading wonderful stories and getting great ideas, and I see a grammatical error, which is odd, because the author did not make this same error in several other areas.  Can you spot the problem?

Once your done shopping for others,

It seems small, but it makes me want to click away quickly and forget everything the author has written.  I realize everyone makes mistakes, but if you have a blog with tons of affiliate links and paid content, I don't expect obvious mistakes.  If you can suggest your readers shop at Williams Sonoma, Sur Le Table, and Pottery Barn, which is much more upscale than its name implies, then you should have a good editor or editorial program. Or, perhaps I am too critical.

I'm just in a "mood" lately.  I am feeling used, neglected, taken advantage of, and just plain tired. Life is hard sometimes. I have cried more in 24 hours than I have in the last five years put together.

One of my daughters and her husband were here this past weekend.  We had a fun "Christmas" on Sunday since she will not be here on Christmas day.  I thought I was prepared for her not to be here, but my son just told me he is leaving in two days to spend Christmas with his dad since he doesn't see him every day. Christmas will feel extra lonely without either of them here.  Luckily, the grandbaby will be here.

I absolutely love our Christmas tree this year even though the lights are burned out in two sections, and even though it's a little lopsided with a few presents gone from underneath already.  My cat is very interested in it, but she's not like she was as a kitten when she actually climbed the whole tree.  And speaking of cats... here come some funnies. This should make you smile!  I did!

This really cracked me up!

And last, but not least...

Have a great week, and Merry Christmas!

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  1. Great funnies. Our cats are too old to ruin the tree, but we have heard they used to really be naughty when they were young. Hope your mood swings back to Christmas happy and you can enjoy the Christmas holidays.

  2. Happy Funny Merry Christmas Tuesday to you:-)

  3. Love all the funnies and am sorry some of your family will be elsewhere for Christmas. I remember one year like that. I cried a lot too.

    I agree with you on grammar. If you're that popular you need to have perfect grammar. I'm guessing you're done with that site.

    Thank you for joining the Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Happy Tuesday. ♥

  4. Your so right about grammar. :) You're so right.
    I love all the cat funnies. I am so lucky to live with 11 cats that only knock a few ornaments off the bottom of the tree. I am sorry your family won't all be together for Christmas. XO

  5. While i try to be perfect with my spelling and grammar, i miss things on occasion. Please feel free to point it out to me if you see it so it can be corrected.

    My heart goes out to you, it's not easy when the kids get to be old enough to be gone at the holidays.

    Thanks for the funnies!


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