Friday, April 30, 2010


The following is courtesy of Patricia E:

This beautiful "carpet" is created every year in the Grand Place in Brussels , all fresh flowers - Begonias. Breathtaking sight. So much beauty in this world and the computer enables all to enjoy it..

Humor -

Q & A at school:

Q. Name one measure that can be put into place to avoid river flooding in times of excessive rainfall (e.g. in Mississippi).
A. Flooding in such areas as the Mississippi may be avoided by placing a number of big dames into the river.

Q. Explain the phrase ‘free press’.
A. When your mum irons trousers for you.

Q. Joanna works in an office. Her computer is a stand-alone system. What is a stand-alone system?
A. It doesn’t come with a chair.

Q. Name six animals that live specifically in the Arctic.
A. Two polar bears and three, uh, no, four seals.

Q. Name the wife of Orpheus, whom he attempted to save from the underworld.
A. Mrs. Orpheus.

Q. What is the meaning of the word ‘varicose’?
A. Close by


  1. I'm not a big fan of begonias on their own but they sure are striking en masse.

  2. Begonias are gopher repellents because, um, well, not badly, but, they stink. I can only imagine--but wow, what an incredible sight! (I bet no gophers there!)

  3. Wow! I had never seen that before!