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Blog Correction, Correction

Hello Everyone!

Correction for Weekly Prompts Word White blog.

Chinese New Year is actually February 25, 2020.
Correction date should be “January 25, 2020”.

I read this part from “Chinese Fortune Calendar“:
The first day of the White Rat year is not the Chinese New Year Day in Chinese Astrology. The first day of the Tiger month is the first day of the Chinese Astrology year. This day is called the Start of Spring, which is the date when the sun enters the 315th degree on the tropical zodiac. This day is around February 4, each year. 2020 Chinese White Rat starts on February 4, 2020, in China’s time zone. That means Chinese Lunar New Year is not the first day of the White Rat Year. If a baby is born before February 4, 2020, then the baby’s zodiac sign is the Pig, not Rat.

I have learned my lesson to read information more carefully.
Thank you Sue W. from Weekly Prompts.com. Sue is one (1) of the site owners.
Please visit Weekly Prompts.com site to see what it is all about.

Have a great day! Hope
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Personal Grooming

Hello Everyone!

Well one day I got tried of looking at my long bangs. So I got my scissors out, made the first cut. Said to myself my bangs are crooked.
With my scissors in hand gave my bangs another clip. Not bad except the right side is now longer than the left.

Again with my scissors in hand gave my bangs another clip.

Well bangs went from ,
Then to ,
Then to ,
Then to !!!!
I yelled STOP cutting!!

Oh and one more thing make sure you have the right scissors in your hand before you cut!
Correct –
Not so correct –

Have a great day! Hope
Personal Grooming from Weekly Prompts.com
Clip Art from Bing.com

The Shadow art below done by John Cassaday information from Wikipedia.org/wiki

The Shadow says:
Be Smart, Be Safe, Stay 6 feet apart!

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What is it? 3

Hello Everyone!

I’m poisonous when raw
Different shades from off white to deep purple,
Different shapes long and skinny or teardrop or bulbous or round or pear or a large grape.

I’m tiny,
I have arms, legs, eyes,
I have a tiny voice,
I’m green,
My name is Pickett and my friend is Newt Scamander.

I’m small,
Kind of like a mole,
Kind of like a platypus,
I have an odd snout,
I have a pocket to carry my stuff.

I think you might recognize me right away due to the beautiful color of my leaves, plus they are also double leaves.
My branches are unique because they are almost kissing the ground,

I love hot and arid regions of Americas,
My rosettes are of strong, fleshy leaves,
I’m a perennial,
I take years to mature and flower,
I’m considered a very popular ornamental plant used especially hot and dry climates,
This hint might give me away – people love my flavor in unique drinks they make.

Have a great day! Hope
What is it? – 3 by Weekly Prompts.com
Clip Art, Photos and information from Bing.com
Information found on Wikiapedia.org

Be Safe, Be Smart, Stay 6 Feet Apart

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Hi Everyone!

Do you get the feeling you are being stymied no matter which way you turn?
The CV-19 information stymies me everyday!

Stymied by 6 feet apart? Here I go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and finally 6.
Stymied by no eating in restaurants?

Stymied by having to wear a mask no matter where you are?
Stymied by stores letting people in without a mask?

Stymied by people that ignore the direction of the aisle arrows.
Can you imagine if a store still used mirrors and over the loud spreaker :
Attention person turning down aisle 5 you’re going down in the wrong direction.

Stymied by all the red tape to get a clear answer?

Monday have to wear mask no matter what,

Tuesday if you don’t have a mask wear a scarf, bandana, some type of covering,

Wednesday masks are now available,

Thursday masks are gone again,

Friday search websites for masks, make your own masks, etc,

Saturday locking myself in the house, in a closet so no one not even my cat can breath on me.

Sunday got out of the closet. Told myself are you that bonkers, just wear the mask, scarf, bandana, anything that will fit around my head.

I have learned to go along with the flow with what is happening.
I don’t listen to all the stations to find out if there is something different about what is going on. I do listen for updates and then sign off.
I keep myself posted, check with friends and relatives on how they are doing.
Thinking positive I will be able to go into my favorite restaurant soon!

Have a great day! Hope
Stymie word & definition from M-W word of the Day.com
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Be safe, be smart, stay 6 feet apart!

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Bored❓ 😊Try Decoupage πŸ˜Š

Hi Everyone!

Are you bored?
Are you bored?
Are you bored?


Have you ever tried decoupage?
What is decoupage?
It’s the art of decorating surfaces by applying cutouts.
Sounds interesting.

3D Decoupage

If you know someone who loves to sew.
And if they are doing a lot of sewing of masks for others, this is a cute decoupage set to use.

WOW! This phone brings back memories. Too bad I didn’t save it, I could of “decoupage” it!
Phone from 1970’s

Your relative or friend or neighbor is having a birthday, is retiring, or to thank someone for helping you out.
You can add this fix it man to a new tool box as a surprise gift.

Do you like to garden?
Add gardening decoupage to your items.

The Golden Years!
Remember you don’t have to be in your golden years to dance, dance, dance. I just thought of the song “Last Dance” by Donna Summer. My feet are moving, arms are swaying, shoulders moving.
Alright anyone reading this blog, give it a try and go to YouTube.com search Last Dance by Donna Summers.


Have a great day! Hope
Decoupage word & definition from Dictionary.com
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Be safe, be smart, stay 6 feet apart!!

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Hello Everyone!

Hope: Hi girls come on in and see how I organized my blogging room.
Abby: Hope you have to be kidding. It still looks like a chockablock.
Hope: Okay Abby let’s go by and see your blogging room.
Nins, Mabel, Penelope & Dot: Field trip!
Abby: I organized my blogging room 2 weeks ago.
Nins, Mabel, Penelope, Dot & Hope: It still looks like a chockablock. You only replaced the lamp that never worked!
Abby: Well at least my chockablock is not as messy as Hope’s.
Hope: The reason for that is my brain is like a chockablock, so there!

Have a great day! Hope
Chockablock word & definition from Dictionary.com
Clip Art from Bing.com

Be safe, be smart, stay 6 feet apart!

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What is it? – 2

Hello Everyone!

The old saying “only a mother could love this face”.
This bird grows to four (4) feet or taller.
Unlike many others birds who inhabit similar marsh environments, they are highly effective predators.

WOW! This little creature is so colorful.
This little creature is ancient and fierce. They can reach up to 18 cm (7 in). They live in holes sand/gravel close to coral reefs. Their freakishly strong appendages are called “clubs”.

I think you might be able to guess the name of this flower.The bright red bits are bracts, not petals. The leaf-like bracts are only in their kissable state for a few days before opening to reveal the little yellow and white flowers within. Plant is native to the tropical regions of Colombia, Costa Rica, and Panama, but due to its popularity with collectors and the deforestation of its natural habitat it’s landed on the endangered list. Hope we don’t have to kiss this little beauty goodbye anytime soon!

This item is also known as morel, despite its unappealing appearance. Morels are characterized by a fruit body that expands into a large, yellowish sponge that contains deep pits. Item is hard to grow which contributes to their high demand (and price) in many parts of the world.

What is it? – 2 words.
Do you know their definitions?
Doodle Sack,

Have a great day! Hope
Have fun!
What is it? – 2 by Weekly Prompts.com
Clip Art & Photos by Bing.com

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Hello Everyone!

The main habit I have to get use to is wear a MASK!!!!
As I go out the door my checks are wallet, car keys, house keys, mask!
Don’t Forget The MASK!!!!

No! No! Not a Mardi Gras mask!
This is the type you need;

or or

Plus I make sure there is a scarf in my car or bag, just in case I forget the MASK!

A Scarf in the car!!!!

Have a great & safe day! Hope
Habits from WeeklyPrompts.com
Clip Art & Photos from Bing.com
Photo of scarf from my iPhone.

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Hi Everyone!

Razzmatazz got my feet moving this morning.

Ragtime Razzmatazz

I love this hair color
and I can’t forget to have my nails done

Can you imagine if your garden was full of Razzmatazz flowers? WOW!

YUMMIE! Razzmatazz smoothie!

Have a Razzmatazz Day! Hope
Clip Art & Photos from Bing.com
Razzmatazz word from Weekly Prompts.com
Definition assistance from Dictionary.com

P.S. Thank you Sue W. for your assistance on Razzmatazz color #e3256b

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Hello Everyone!

Hope: Wow! Christmas sure came fast this year.
Penelope: What?
Hope: Christmas is just a couple of weeks away.
Don’t you mean 8 months away?
Hope: No, no. It will be here before you know. I got all my shopping done, have made cookie dough and put it in the freezer, then in a couple of weeks I can take it out and bake them. Can’t
wait until the kitchen has that fabulous scent of oatmeal & apple cookies.
Penelope: I going to call Abby to come on over and have some tea with us.
Hope: Okay I’ll put the teapot on the stove.
Hello girls how’s everything going?
Penelope: Hope keeps on saying Christmas is coming soon, made her cookies, then froze them, and will pull them out to bake them in a couple of weeks.
Abby: Penelope, just to let you know Hope is one of the greatest “taradiddle”
in the world.
One day when you are older you will realize how she can tell a “taradiddle” about anything.
Penelope: Oh!

Have a great taradiddle day! Hope
Taradiddle word & definition from Dictionary.com
Clip Art & Photos from Bing.com

P.S. Can you name some great “taradiddle” people?