Tuesday, July 22, 2014
minutemanworld:

18th century Connecticut names or Muppets?

Today, I have a game for you. I’ll give you some names and you tell me whether they belong to people born in Connecticut between 1701 and 1800 or to Muppets who have appeared on Sesame Street.1. Herbert Birdsfoot2. Sherlock Doolittle3. Hannah Hobby4. Vincent Twice5. Herman Bird6. Orange Wedge7. Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes8. Bathsheba Bird9. Bathsheba Bugbee10. Appleton Osgood11. Lola Tuttle12. Algernon Snerp13. Noble Lyon14. Nobel Price15. Samuel Snively16. Grover Partridge17. Fanny Nesselrode18. Comfort Hungerford19. Christopher Clumsy20. Forgetful Jones21. Remember Baker22. Abby Cadabby23. More Bird24. Polly Darton25. Festus Canada

minutemanworld:

18th century Connecticut names or Muppets?

Today, I have a game for you. I’ll give you some names and you tell me whether they belong to people born in Connecticut between 1701 and 1800 or to Muppets who have appeared on Sesame Street.

1. Herbert Birdsfoot
2. Sherlock Doolittle
3. Hannah Hobby
4. Vincent Twice
5. Herman Bird
6. Orange Wedge
7. Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes
8. Bathsheba Bird
9. Bathsheba Bugbee
10. Appleton Osgood
11. Lola Tuttle
12. Algernon Snerp
13. Noble Lyon
14. Nobel Price
15. Samuel Snively
16. Grover Partridge
17. Fanny Nesselrode
18. Comfort Hungerford
19. Christopher Clumsy
20. Forgetful Jones
21. Remember Baker
22. Abby Cadabby
23. More Bird
24. Polly Darton
25. Festus Canada

[x]

(Source: prince-george)

afternoon-tea-and-books:

Beatrix Potter’s hilltop home. 

afternoon-tea-and-books:

Beatrix Potter’s hilltop home. 

did-you-kno:

Individuals who fail to understand sarcasm are more likely to suffer from dementia and experience a decrease in the brain’s abilities.
Source

If this is true, I’m in pretty good shape.  

did-you-kno:

Individuals who fail to understand sarcasm are more likely to suffer from dementia and experience a decrease in the brain’s abilities.

Source

If this is true, I’m in pretty good shape.  

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. Somerset Maugham  (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: ellenkushner)

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Doily Pop Up Book Tutorial from Rotkehlchen. This is such a cool DIY and the photos I posted don’t do it justice. Go to the link fo an easy step by step tutorial.

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Doily Pop Up Book Tutorial from Rotkehlchen. This is such a cool DIY and the photos I posted don’t do it justice. Go to the link fo an easy step by step tutorial.

ourpresidents:

In Memoriam: James Garner, 1928-2014Actor James Garner chats with President Ford in the Oval Office during a visit to the White House with his family on March 25, 1976.
-from the Ford Library 

ourpresidents:

In Memoriam: James Garner, 1928-2014

Actor James Garner chats with President Ford in the Oval Office during a visit to the White House with his family on March 25, 1976.

-from the Ford Library 

Monday, July 21, 2014
royaltyandpomp:

THE DINNER
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

I can’t even imagine a life hostessing these kinds of dinners.  Spaghetti and a salad is my comfort zone.

royaltyandpomp:

THE DINNER

H.M. Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

I can’t even imagine a life hostessing these kinds of dinners.  Spaghetti and a salad is my comfort zone.

Sunday, July 20, 2014
library-lessons:

He bent my pages.
She touched me with bacon hands.
The dog used me as a chew toy.
-via Off the Mark

library-lessons:

He bent my pages.

She touched me with bacon hands.

The dog used me as a chew toy.

-via Off the Mark

lolshtus:

They Weren’t So Serious After All

lolshtus:

They Weren’t So Serious After All