There is a lot in this world that I do not understand.
I fully admit that.
We live in a beautiful place here in Connestee Falls complete with wildlife galore. It is a beautiful and wonderful thing. I try to be smart about living with nature but sometimes I have a lapse in judgment.
Usually it is when I am forgetful and forget to take the bird feeders in. We have resident raccoons and the occasional bear that wanders through and I have lost several bird feeders to those creatures. Probably the one that startled me the most was the bear that was helping himself to the remains of the birdseed on the bird feeder just 6-7 feet from my bedroom door on the back deck.
I learned my lesson as I looked out the screen door and locked eyes with said bear before he clamored over the side of the railing. No more feeders on the deck at night.
So one of the things that I do not understand is when people intentionally feed the bears and invite them to come join them in their living space. I have “heard” of folks that do that here and to me that is a stupid thing to do. Some of these bears are HUGE and to be trying to entice them to your yard with garbage cans full of food seems a bit irresponsible.
Another thing that makes me go “Hmmmm” is something called the Butter Diet. Yep. One of my friends, who shall remain nameless to protect his/her identity told me about a relative who was expounding the virtues of this so called diet. Butter Bob can tell you all about it. His diet — Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off—involves eating less carbs and adding fat back into the diet. I won’t go into it all here and quite frankly I don’t give it much credibility but if you are interested in reading more about Butter Bob’s diet plan you can click the link to read more. Honestly–common sense says to limit things that are unhealthy and eat healthy things and limit portions.
Another thing that makes me go “Hmmmm” is a supposed new trend in clothing for men.
I don’t get it. Go ahead–you know you want to click the link to read more.
I can’t even imagine seeing a man in these but obviously I am not up on the latest trend because it seems to have garnered a great deal of support and attention. Who knew.
So what makes you go “Hmmmm”? You know that I would love to hear all about what makes you shake your head. Leave me a comment in the comments section and remember that all comments go to support our Comments for a Cause this month —The Lakeside Fund.
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Well, I don’t think it would help with bears, but I’ve started using zip-ties to keep my bird feeders attached to the tree limbs. And NOTHING has destroyed them since I’ve been doing that. The squirrels still do their acrobatics to steal the food, but they haven’t knocked them out of the tree. Yet.
My neighbor feeds the Canada Geese, and sadly, the geese don’t know where the boundary line is, so they end up in OUR yard….. I can’t imagine who would feed bears though….
Yeah, those rompers for men are just….wrong. I can’t think of any guy who’d look good in those.
What makes me shake my head: folks who think they can drive and text at the same time. A car beside us yesterday almost sideswiped us because the driver was texting. What part of that is so hard to comprehend??? Oh, and by the way, it’s ILLEGAL.
Have a good Monday!
Oh driving and texting is the worst! Yes—I try to respect the wildlife a bit more now. The geese find their way to our yard because of the bird feeders but they have not been too bad this year. Last year they had 9 babies between 2 sets and it was a lot of goose poop….
Rompers look really comfortable so I can’t really blame men for wanting to wear them. Haven’t seen one wearing a romper ye through.
I love the motto for Bob’s Butter Diet. Why can’t any one eat carbs anymore?
I eat carbs. And my body shows it. 🙂
I think hmmmm too on those ugly rompers.
We are not alone, Ozzie. At all. Ugh.
People who cross the tracks when the bells are ringing and a train is pulling in. Dude, there’s another train in 7 minutes. Makes me cringe and go hmmmm.
Oh yes!! I see that as well and it is ridiculously stupid imho. Just asking for a horrible consequence.
Haha! Those rompers are hysterical! I’d love to see Chris or Geoff in one of these! NOT!
I have already seen those rompers for men and ewwwwwwwwww! There are so many things that make me go Hmmmm that I would bore you to death. I have not seen any bears on the Tiny Ten but we have all kinds of other critters. They live here, we just rent from them!
I agree with you about the animals. I try to respect that and them!
Rompers for men are a bit weird. I know none of the men in my life would wear them. (well not in public anyway)
🙂 We would hope not, right?
Rompers and jumpsuits have always been a mystery to me, for the simple reason it complicates going to the bathroom. Though that wouldn’t be as much a problem for males, I suppose.
I’ve heard of the butter diet, I think. If it’s the one I’m thinking of, you have to use the expensive grass-fed butter because it’s “healthy.”
I’m waiting for the pie and cookies diet, myself. 😉
Yes. Exactly. the whole bathroom thing. I had some in my younger days but now…no way! I would jump on board with the pie and cookies diet as well. YES!
I recently had a weekend house guest who is on the Butter Diet. That is all I heard about all weekend. It is ridiculous.
I know, silly woman! The pain must be going to your head. I was trying to “protect” you with my vague references. 🙂 Feel better soon!
Whoa… I like butter and it’s good for ya’ esp when compared to transfatty butter “spreads” but a butter diet? Whaaaaaa? Fashion in general makes me go hmmmm? Just went shopping last weekend and dudes look like girls, girls look like guys and everyone looks like it’s the eighties again. Except w/ way more tattoos. Prolly I’m just gettin’ old I guess. Hahahaha 🙂
You and me both! I just shake my head sometimes and wonder why the heck I worry about how I look when I go out because obviously no one else cares!
I have seen young women wearing what looks like Pajama bottoms in the stores, I wonder if they really look at themselves before going out in public. That is one of my Hmmmm’s. Butter diet? I don’t think so.
Exactly! I see them as well and wonder. And the butter diet sounds ridiculous to me. Udderly. Haha!
I have to shake my head and utter hmmmm with you over every one of these. Feeding the bears??? Nope, not a good thing to do. I do not want to entice them anywhere near me after I too had one of those bear moments in my yard. Butter diet? Sounds good…but… and rompers for men? Okay, that just is outrageously ridiculous, not to mention stupid-looking (but let me tell you how I really feel). 😉
Haha! I totally agree with the romper thing. Seriously? I am thinking my son “might” give it a try at some time but not to wear them seriously.