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Along the foundation of our house in the back yard, I have two small flower beds of yellow mini-zinnias. And the butterflies love 'em. Over the weekend we had a cold snap come in from the north dropping the temps by some 40 degrees overnight. Tho I love it, the flowers don't much....here are some shots from earlier this Fall---

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Tough year all around, but, I've been lucky...

Tho, not everyone is as lucky as I am.......

The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.

I ordered a burger at McDonald's, and the kid behind the counter asked, "Can you afford fries with that?"

CEO's are now playing miniature golf..

If the bank returns your check marked "Insufficient Funds," you have to call them and ask if they mean you or them. (NOT GRAND BANK)

Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.

McDonald's is selling the 1/4 'ouncer'.

Parents in Beverly Hills and Malibu are firing their nannies and learning their children's names.

A truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico .

Dick Cheney took his stockbroker hunting.

Motel Six won't leave the light on anymore.

The Mafia is laying off judges.

BP Oil laid off 25 Congressmen.

Congress says they are looking into the Bernard Madoff scandal. Oh Great!! The guy who made $50 Billion disappear is being investigated by the people who made $1.5 Trillion disappear!

And, finally...

I was so depressed last night thinking about the economy, wars, jobs, my savings, Social Security, retirement funds, and our bleak future, that I called the Suicide Lifeline and was connected to a call center in Pakistan . When I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited, and asked if I could drive a truck.

[ps...I have no idea who to credit for the rooster photo....it was embedded in the email I rec'd]


  1. just love your post so cute and many laughs. thanks rose

  2. These are all too cute.
    Hope your weekend was a good one.
    xo bj

  3. Anni, your butterfly and flower photo is beautiful. Wow, I wonder what happened to that poor rooster. Loved the cute funnies as usual.

  4. Beautiful photos of the butterflies on the zinnias... you made me smile on a Monday morning... but that poor bird needs a sweater!

  5. That is funny! I love your butterfly shots too. They match the flowers nicely!

  6. What a beautiful butterfly!!! Nearly lost in the flower!!!! Nicely done! Cathy

  7. MOL Anni and her wit are back!!!
    Great post we are glad you are feeling better,
    Hugs Madi and Mom

  8. Beautiful butterfly shot. Thanks for the chuckles.

  9. Loved your blog, had a good laugh, as long as we can still laugh at ourselves we will be alright.

  10. Hello Anni
    Thank's for visiting my blog.I love butterfly photos, I miss summer so much (it is gold and dark here).
    You saved my day with your jokes and I hope you don't go to the Pakistan as a truck driver:)
    You are a funny lady
    Greetings from Finland

  11. Anni, the colors of the butterfly are perfect for your flowers!

    Thanks for the laughs!

  12. The butterflies are beautiful, and their colors coordinate perfectly with the zinnias!

    That rooster, however, looks like he went through the wringer backwards but doesn't want to admit it!

    Thanks for coming by!

  13. Very beautiful butterflies shots!
    Poor birdie...!

  14. Beautiful butterflies Anni!

  15. lol lol - Great macros aswell :)

  16. Hahahahahaha oh my gush what a way to commit suicide! Your post makes me laugh thanks for sharing, it makes my day I tell yah!!

  17. Beautiful colors in those butterfly wings!

  18. I love your photos of the butterflies. So beautiful.

  19. Love the macro monday shot Anni, but that roster shot made me laugh :) loved reading this post...

  20. This was so cute and it might be a little be true also.
    thanks for sharing it .
    Have a great day.

  21. Beautiful butterflies and those jokes were so very funny.

  22. the butterflies are just great ! I know how difficult it is to catch them !


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