Friday, April 17, 2015

Sesame Street for Readers and Writers

There is no particular reason to start today's post with P.  
just eclectic. 

This second item comes from a writer friend, Matts, who offers this descriptive P definition of a few folks who populate my world.  May be part of yours as well

Just because I'm in Australia these days I include this fuzzy-wuzzy Possum. He is sitting on our veranda railing munching on a piece of toast he just stole from the late night supper table.  We humans watch as the little thief enjoys the left overs. Please note that he is far more cuddly than his North American cousins.  And more bold!

and then there are:

A paraprosdokian is a  figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence, phrase, or larger discourse is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part.

Finally, for the folks in California who have allowed Nestle and the almond growers to steal all the water! If you have been following this blog for a while, you know it is impossible for me to avoid politics (try as I may).