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For Heads or Tails[found below], I did quite a bit of online research and came up with, what I hope is a unique version for the week's prompt: Flower.

We're Going!!!
But first, before I get to that, I wanted to write a bit about what I found out over the weekend. You see, when Bud's either in bed early, or I'm skipping through channels during commercial breaks during the ball games, I came upon one of my favorite comedians. He's a ventriloquist, and has a whole menagerie of politically 'incorrect' 'dummies'!! I so enjoy the humor!! And, I will stop and watch it. My favorite is the Jalapeno on a "steek" [stick], the old grumpy man, AND---best of all Achmed. I wrote about him on another blog entry last year, sharing a you tube video.

Well, while watching this over the weekend, and getting really disgusted with the Houston Astros losing once again---I perused the channels and came up with a commercial none-the-less, on the Comedy Central. But it was a GOOD commercial!!! It showed me that Jeff Dunham, and his co-horts are coming to Corpus!! And I needed to get tickets, right away. And I got 'em!!! Tho it's about 4 months away yet, for the event, I still feel very excited to be able to see my favorite...Achmed, in person!!! I can hardly contain my laughter even now as I type! Laughing and comedy of the 'insane' keeps me feeling good...laughter is the best medicine!!! I'm so excited, I just can't hide it!!!


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HEADS - Flower

Since last month was our anniversary, I thought I'd share what are known as 'traditional' anniversary flowers---

All the thumbnail photos are titled with the swipe of a 'mouseover' if you don't recognize the flower!

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  1. I was just thinking about jalapeno on a stick yesterday-lol! I love the anniversary flowers~great info to know! The Wildwood Flower at my place!

    Happy HoTs!

  2. What an excellent post for reference Anni! And congrats on getting those tickets! Sounds like its going to be a riot :)

    Happy HOT day! My entry is here:

    My Life In The Urban Zoo

  3. What a great flower post! Me and hubby will be celebrating our 11th in August so he better get me some Morning Glory. ;o)

  4. Hi from Kentucky! I was blog hopping and stopped to read yours.
    I like a lot of the same songs and movies as you. Enjoyed reading your blog.

  5. Anonymous6/09/2008

    What a clever idea for Flower! :) I didn't even realize each anniversary had a flower dedicated to it. I'm a morning glory heading towards a peony! :) Very cool! :)

  6. I didn't know each anniv. had a flower. We are coming up on our 34th.

  7. I would love to see Jeff Dunham in person! He makes me laugh until tears stream down my face.

    Great flower photos!

    Happy Monday!

  8. Hi Annie, I'm just trying to do catch up with answering the comments you sweet women have left.
    thanks for visiting my blog, hopfully I'll I'll do Show&Tell this Friday.
    Loved the post about your bike mine was blue!

    Blessings Rondell

  9. What a lot of work you put into this. Apparently my anniversary this October will be Fuschia. :)

  10. That is great that you are going to the "comedy concert".

    Great post about the anniversary flowers. That was very clever.

    Believe it or not, I did not have much to say this week. LOL
    Hope you can stop by, I think you will really like what I found.

  11. Anni,

    I am so glad you were able to get the tickets for the show. I'm sure you're looking forward to it.

    The anniversary flowers are great for reference. I've seen all the gem stones but never knew the flowers.

    Storms here again tonight. They've settled down, so I'm heading to bed.


  12. Anni,

    I am so glad you were able to get the tickets for the show. I'm sure you're looking forward to it.

    The anniversary flowers are great for reference. I've seen all the gem stones but never knew the flowers.

    Storms here again tonight. They've settled down, so I'm heading to bed.


  13. Yum nice recipe.

    I really like your Head & tails answer.

  14. first pic is unique.

    you can see my flowers here!


  15. I didn't know about this, now I can look forward to an iris in 2010!
    very clever post, loved seeing all the flowers.
    The HOT meme seems a lot of fun, it's on my to-do list for the fall.
    Happy Tuesday!

  16. I LOVE all your posts! Have I said that before? ;) I didn't know each anniversary had a flower to go along with it! My all time favorite flower is the Calla Lily! LOVE IT!! I love how creative you are! I am always in for a treat when I visit your blog! :)

  17. firstly, peanut is my favourite. i'd love to have him come live with me...

    and a excellent perspective on flowers. now i've learnt something new, thank you!

  18. Love the anniversary flowers. Great idea!

  19. Ohmigosh, I'm envious! You're gonna see Jeh-fuh-hah DunHAM?! I wanna go, too! Take me with you!

    I love your take on the Flower prompt! Maybe some day anniversary flowers will be relevant to me. *wistful*

    Happy HoT!

  20. Dear Anni ~~ Congrats on getting the tickets you wanted. Love the flowers
    for anniversaries - something new to me. Thank you so much for your loving comments about my dear friends. and I am so glad I got to see them.
    Pavlova is an Australian dessert made from egg whites sugar etc, which is then baked and filled with whipped cream and fruit,usually strawberries etc. I think maybe in the US it is called Heavenly Merangue or something. It
    tastes divine. Take great care, dear friend, Love, Merle.

  21. the 6th anniversary flower is very strange isnt it!

    hey youve changed your page layout too havent you- im sure? or maybe im going mad. anyway it looks great!

    Thanks for stopping by my HoTs x

  22. Excellent idea to share with us, Anni! The Cala Lily is one of my favorite flowers - but I'll have to wait a little longer for this special anniversary...

    Speaking of anniversary: Happy belated anniversary!

  23. What a nice flower list !
    I don't know if you have seen the Obama doll in my "compiled news" ? what do you think about that ?

    Gattina: Yes, I did see your doll on your blog this morning. My reaction was it didn't even come close to looking like him. LOL I wouldn't buy it; not even at half the price they're charging.

  24. have lots of flowers. thanks for drop at my hot post

  25. Hi Annie -- I scrolled down your flower list. Mrs. Jim and I will (God willing) our 35th anniversary next February.
    There isn't a flower for that one?

    I'm not familiar with your performer. We are torn between Blockstock '08 and the Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic. The latter is here in Houston this year, Blogstock '08 is up in Nebraska.
    I keep remembering that gas is $4.50 a gallon along the way and that Adi is probably to old to come along with us.

  26. I wasn't aware there were anniversary flowers. Guess I've lived a sheltered life. Good to know.

  27. What an awesome way to share some flowers and names of flowers...thank you....happy H.O.T.!!!

  28. This was an awesome post!! Our 7th anniversary is at the end of this month, so it looks like a Jack-in-the Pulpit it is. :-)

  29. Awesome idea to do the anniversary flowers and with pictures, too - great take on the theme.

  30. I had no idea there was such a thing as anniversary flowers. Many thanks for enlightening me - I really enjoyed your original take on this week's theme. Happy Tuesday!

  31. Oh my this sounds good!! Yummy!! It is 100 here this afternoon!!
    I love that guy too!! Great characters. What a fun and laughing night you two will have. Blog about it please.


  32. Sounds tasty to me ;--)
    What a fascinating post! I had no idea there WERE different flowers for the various anniversaries. I love it when I learn something new ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,

  33. I love Jef-fa-fah DunHAM! Kurt and I often bug out our eyes and lean forward to Sophia (our infant daughter) and say, "I keel you". Horrible, I know, but it makes her laugh. :P

    Poppy on the ninth...hhmm is that for the opium you need to stick it through longer? :P

  34. I found this quote from Buffy the Vampire Slayer (my fave show) and wanted to share with you, because it made me think of you!

    Oz: What kind of a deal is this? Is it a gathering, a shindig, or a hootenanny?

    Cordelia: What’s the difference?

    Oz: A gathering: brie and mellow song stylings. Shindig: dip – less mellow song stylings. Perhaps a large amount of malt beverage. And a hootenanny… just chock full of hoot and a little bit of nanny

  35. Had no idea that each anniversary had a specific flower attached.