Monday, November 30, 2015

Blackberries Justified...

At heart I am a died-in-the-wool tightwad (cheapskate, penny pincher, miser, scrooge).

I stood looking at the box of Black Berries all the way from Guatemala on my Saturday AM weekly shopping trip. I put them in the basket returned them to the display, TWICE.

After I unpacked them, I opened the box and started to count them. Hubby watched from the breakfast bar with his eyebrows raised when I reached for the calculator.

"Just how much did you pay for those berries?"

"Why do you ask?" she says

My fingers danced on the calculator and I replied
"9 cents each"
there were 42 of them and I paid 3.78 for the box. (they did come a long way from home, probably charged for shipping)
hubbies eyebrows went higher...
 and he said
(did I mention we share tightwadism)

NOTE: the original post was from 2010, now that little berry cost 13 cents each

Everything turned out fine, I remembered the next day was my birthday and reached in the drawer and
"voila, a birthday cake with no fat" and my blackberries are justified.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Sunrise from back yard

We live in a jungle, the sunrise is amazing almost every morning, I try and try to get a photo through the trees and wires.

Even though these are not clear and sharp, I love them..... what I captured through the leaves, shooting into the fiery sun.

Laugh with me NOW... this was the MOON going down that same morning, and can you tell my camera SLIPPED?

Friday, November 27, 2015

Meandering Mind of the MadSnapper

I took a selfie with my Nikon 610 Just to show you what Thanksgiving Day looks like in Florida...No snow, No Cold but a warm beautiful 80 degrees... That said I have a few questions that meandered through my mind...

1. Why are all the Christmas and Thanksgiving Holidays in PicMonkey and Pizap full of only snow, and ice and COLD weather thingy's... Where are the palm trees, where are the beaches?
Half the world is not cold and has no snow at Christmas, CLICK HERE
to find a warm Christmas. Drag mouse over the country to find them or just Pop over to Hawaii or Florida

2.  How can I break my whole thumbnail off while reading emails on my laptop IN BED?

3. Why does my mouse have a mind of its own and constantly slide to touch something that causes something else to happen?

4. In movies and in books, why are all the female Police officers, Sheriff deputies, FBI, CIA agents described as voluptuous, vibrant, enchanting, captivating and stunning.

Top Row.. FBI and CIA in movies.
Bottom: The Way they Really Look...
I could not find a photo of a Real Life FBI or CIA female agent, but the men are the same way
The real Elliot Ness, The movie Elliot Ness.
I rest my case.