Tuesday Chatter Weekly

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Greetings everyone!  I’m so glad you stopped by the Tuesday Chatter Café! Take some time to relax and enjoy the buzz. You’ll find the café a friendly place to meet for coffee and chatting. Be kind to one another because what happens here doesn’t stay here. By the way, beware of the flibbertigibbets!

 

“Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.”-Cassandra Clare

 

Word of the weekasperitynoun-harshness, sharpness, abrasiveness, severity, tartness, sarcasm

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Ain’t no sunshine behind a wall of asperity

Don’t like the popularity of vulgarity

Nor, the paper doll effect of insincerity

Flimsy stenciled characters with no personality

Let’s question their value of ambidexterity

Surely, selfies will reflect any disparity

Hence, the importance of purposeful celerity

 The world’s adrift seeking prosperity

But to much dismay finding only hilarity

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And on this day, Tuesday, April 17th-

1985-US Government announces and begins a campaign to bring awareness to organ donation.

1970-Paul McCartney’s first solo album “McCartney” released

1964-The Ford Mustang is unveiled at the NY World’s Fair

1964-The NY Mets played their first game at Shea Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY. Shea Stadium was home to the Major League Baseball team, NY Mets from 1964 to 2008. Also, the stadium was the home for the NFL football team, NY Jets from 1964 to 1983.

1964-New Fenway Park, a baseball park, opens in Boston, MA. The park has been the home of the Boston Redsox since 1912. It’s the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball.

1951-NY Yankee baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s first game

1937-The debut of cartoon characters-Daffy Duck, Elmer J. Fudd, and Petunia Pig

 

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Stop in the café every Tuesday, and showcase your work! Post a photo, quote, poem or story that shows off your creativity. Let’s see what wakes up your creative senses and how you’re going to weave new ideas into your daily routine.

Write a piece on your own blog relating to your topic. Leave a comment, linking back to your post using the link Tuesday Chatter. Or add a Tuesday Chatter tag and pingback to this post. We look forward to learning about what sparks your creativity.

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-Eugenia

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https://www.onthisday.com/events/april/17

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/april17th.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shea_Stadium

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenway_Park

  24 comments for “Tuesday Chatter Weekly

  1. 04/16/2018 at 1:15 pm

    Very fun and clever post, your poem carries serious truths as well as fun with words.
    I do love the quote. ” “Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.”-Cassandra Clare

    Well said by Cassandra.

    Liked by 3 people

    • 04/16/2018 at 7:07 pm

      Thank you so much for reading. I loved the quote by Cassandra – so true, IMO.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Kim
    04/16/2018 at 2:47 pm

    1937! Did not realise that Daffy Duck was so (not old) mature. 😉

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  3. 04/16/2018 at 3:26 pm

    I had “McCartney” on vinyl and now as MP3’s. There was an interview with him that was included with the record where he said he was through recording with The Beatles. That’s when I found out they had broken up. It’s a good album: he plays all the instruments, Linda sings with him on a couple, and he does a couple of instrumentals.

    Chipper Jones loved hitting at Shea Stadium so much he named one of his sons Shea.

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    • 04/17/2018 at 12:03 pm

      Wow, you are just a wealth of information. I saw McCartney and Linda at a concert in Miami, eons ago. That’s when he had his group Paul McCartney and Wings also known as Wings.

      Cool stuff about Chipper that I didn’t know.

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  4. 04/16/2018 at 5:50 pm

    Good one! Signs of the times…sharing. xo

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  5. 04/17/2018 at 6:06 am

    Eugenia,

    Your poetry skills continue to marvel my brain. Man, oh, man do I wish I could spin lines like you!! WOW, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd are a year older than my daddy. Petunia Pig I didn’t remember until I checked with Google. She was created two years after Porky Pig. Have a great day and when time permits you’re invited to check out my daily A2Z iPad Art Sketch of a big-eyed owl. 😉

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    • 04/17/2018 at 11:55 am

      Aww, thank you. Cathy. I’m on my way to your site. 😉

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  6. 04/17/2018 at 9:59 am

    So many really interesting and big things happened on this day! I love the new word and your poem. You always make things catchy and meaningful which is a great way to get a message across!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. 04/17/2018 at 9:28 pm

    Dear Eugenia, Thanks for sharing and again showcasing the Senior Salon. You’re absolutely amazing and I thank you from the depth of my heart.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 04/18/2018 at 8:51 am

      You’re most welcome. It seems many enjoy the Senior Salon, including myself, and I want to see it succeed. I see some new faces and that’s a good sign.

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      • 04/18/2018 at 9:44 am

        Yes Eugenia, The Senior Salon is doing well as it’s still in it’s infant shoes here on my blog. Just received 2 shout outs this morning, and this is fantastic. Hope this will alert more Silver members to come and join and meet new bloggers.
        If we can get one shout out as this per week it will be fantastic.

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  8. 04/17/2018 at 11:17 pm

    Very entertaining poem with truth to every line.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. 04/19/2018 at 7:08 am

    Interesting poem! What a fun read. 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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