Then, of course, there was the humble candle. It had its own little metal tray, or saucer, with a handle attached. Candles were great for a quick, natural light in the dark, but not so good if one had to walk anywhere with them. Then, because we had moved, they would flicker and faint like some frail, frightened maiden. We would then have to stand stock still... waiting for them to recover. NEW BLOG POST LIVE!!! Head on over to the link below and take a moment to laugh. This week, we bring you SHIFTING SHAPES AND SHADOWS!!! Please like and share it. Please drop a comment. TIA by Marion Clark #MMH #SHIFTINGSHAPESANDSHADOWS #MARIONSMINDHIKES #HOUSEOFWRITERS #RT
Goliath? The Bible describes him as being well over nine-foot tall. Remember how he stood as a champion for the philistines, and taunted the Israelites, daring any one of them to take him on in single-handed battle? Read more-------- by following the link NEW BLOG POST LIVE!!! Head on over to the link below and take a moment to laugh. This week, we bring you DAVID AND GOLIATH REPLAY!!! Please like and share it. Please drop a comment. TIA by Marion Clark #MMH #DAVIDANDGOLIATHREPLAY #MARIONSMINDHIKES #HOUSEOFWRITERS #RT
" Stop. Stop!", we yelled, but Dad carried on reversing,
" It's okay! I can see!" he snapped, somewhat irritated by us.
" No! No! Stop!" We yelled in frantic unison, but he carried on, completely ignoring us.
" I can see! Dammit!" he yelled back at us.
Then, putting his elbow and head out the window, to get a better look, he said, rather angrily" Shut up, all of you, I know what I am doing!"
We could see how close he was to the ditch and carried on shouting,
" No Dad, Stop, stop, STOP!",
Teachers are heroes. There is no doubting that.
I take my hat off to them because they work with children, and they also seem to enjoy their work. Strange, hey?
There was one teacher, though, who wasn't too keen on me. He battled with my total non-comprehension of anything mathematical. My gormless expression must have frustrated him beyond belief. So much so that he lost all patience with me one day, and hurled a piece of chalk at me, yelling,
"Stop sitting there like a stuffed owl."