Friday, 3 April 2015

Friday Smiles - Week 113

Afternoon Folks,

Hope your Easter weekend has started with a smile ... if so, why not share it with Annie at A Stitch In Time, too. With the kind of weather that's forecast for this weekend we need as much cheering up as possible.

I've mostly been out in the potting shed this week, or out in the garden when the weather permitted, and seeing the new buds and shoots has certainly put a smile on my face. We've created a new alpine bed - well, a mound really - to cover a difficult area caused by the roots of the old sycamore tree that grows on the boundary between ours and our neighbour's garden. Those roots made it impossible to plant anything and expect it to grow so Annie, the gardener we bring in for the really big jobs, suggested we do something like this.
Hopefully the plants will do better here.

Spotted this wonderful illustration on FaceBook and couldn't help smiling ... that's the way to grow old :)

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And now, the joke of the day 

A husband read an article to his wife about how many words women use a day ... 30,000 to a man's 15,000

The wife replied, 'The reason has to be because we have to repeat everything to men....


The husband then turned to his wife and said, 'What?'

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Wishing you all a wonderful Easter Weekend!

9 comments:

Annie said...

Live the alpine garden Elizabeth....when those plants grow and bloom it should be really fab. The photo of the old ladies always makes me chuckle ......if only I could get under the table let alone get up from there if I did lol!!!
The joke really made me chuckle cos I read it out to hubby and his reply was....'What?'!!!! :-) :-) :-)
Hugs,
Annie x

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Elizabeth, funny your cartoon - for me as I was just contemplating recycling some old sheets into a table cubby for our gd Sophie...I'm sure I'll be joining her under the table. Too true about men and words...first had experience here. Have a great weekend Robyn

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Enjoyed your garden tip. I did something similar to a house in another town. It really works.

Enjoyed the joke. I really laughed at it, too.

Happy Friday Smiles, happy Easter.

Veerle said...

Oh dear, Elizabeth, your joke of the day really made me laugh out loud. Unfortunatly it is also true. Ha ha ha ha. Love your pic of the old ladies too. Hope you enjoy your weekend. Hugs, Veerle x

Pollard Carole said...

Great post love the joke really made me laugh Happy Easter Love and hugs Carole x

tilly said...

your new little garden will look fab a great idea, and I love your picture! lol
Tilly

mamapez5 said...

A fun picture and joke that made me chuckle. And I love spending time in my garden, especially in the Spring when everything start to grow. I hope your little Alpine patch does well. Kate x

Laura said...

The alpine bed looks great.
Thanks for the smile :)

Neesie said...

Brilliant illustration and joke Elizabeth... they both made me giggle.
I hope you're sitting down when I tell you that Aboyne (near Aberdeen) was the hottest place in the WHOLE of the UK yesterday!
I've been in the garden for the last two days which has been wonderful.
Everything is waking up at last.
Enjoy!