Day 215 – Toot Sweet!

Toot Sweet!

Day 215

Toot Sweets from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Don’t waste your pucker on some all day sucker
And don’t try a toffee or cream
If you seek perfection in sugar confection
Well there’s something new on the scene
A mouth full of cheer
A sweet without peer
A musical morsel supreme!
Toot Sweets!
Toot Sweets!
The candies you whistle, the whistles you eat.
Toot Sweets!
Toot Sweets!
The eatable, tweetable treats!

Toot Sweets!
Toot Sweets!
The toot of a flute with the flavor of fruit!
Toot Sweets!
Toot Sweets!
No longer need candy be mute!

I have been busy.  Terribly busy.  So busy, in fact, that my daily photos are completely out of order.  I have no idea what order they were taken in, and I don’t really feel like looking at the meta data to figure it out.

We passed out candy cane after candy cane after candy cane Friday and Saturday – hundreds of them.  The children in the show fell over each other in an effort to be the first ones to the doors of the church to hand them out.  And candy canes are so pretty!

Day 205 – A Kiss by Any Other Name….

A Kiss by Any Other Name....

Day 205

Kissing time by Eugene Field

‘T is when the lark goes soaring
And the bee is at the bud,
When lightly dancing zephyrs
Sing over field and flood;
When all sweet things in nature
Seem joyfully achime –
‘T is then I wake my darling,
For it is kissing time!Go, pretty lark, a-soaring,
And suck your sweets, 0 bee;
Sing, 0 ye winds of summer,
Your songs to mine and me;
For with your song and rapture
Cometh the moment when
It’s half-past kissing time
And time to kiss again!

So – so the days go fleeting
Like golden fancies free,
And every day that cometh
Is full of sweets for me;
And sweetest are those moments
My darling comes to climb
Into my lap to mind me
That it is kissing time.

Sometimes, maybe, he wanders
A heedless, aimless way –
Sometimes, maybe, he loiters
In pretty, prattling play;
But presently bethinks him
And hastens to me then,
For it’s half-past kissing time
And time to kiss again!

Chocolate.  Right up there at the top of the food pyramid in a food group of its very own.  And Hershey’s Cherry Cordial Kisses?  The very cornerstone of that food group.   sigh…. (I gobbled these up as soon as I turned the camera switch to “off”)

Day 158 – They Stick to My Teeth

They Stick to My Teeth

Day 158

Sweet Endings Come and Go, Love by George Eliot

“La noche buena se viene,
La noche buena se va,
Y nosotros nos iremos
Y no volveremos mas.”
— Old Villancico.

Sweet evenings come and go, love,
They came and went of yore:
This evening of our life, love,
Shall go and come no more.

When we have passed away, love,
All things will keep their name;
But yet no life on earth, love,
With ours will be the same.

The daisies will be there, love,
The stars in heaven will shine:
I shall not feel thy wish, love,
Nor thou my hand in thine.

A better time will come, love,
And better souls be born:
I would not be the best, love,
To leave thee now forlorn.

Day 20

Day 20 finds me down and out with a nasty cold.  I despise a nasty cold.  I have yet to meet a cold that is not nasty.  The plop, plop, fizz, fizz of Alka Seltzer is music to my ears tonight and oh!  I am looking forward to that sound in a few minutes.  Dedicated soul that I am, I have put off muting  my cold symptoms until I could get my photo(s) edited and posted for my viewing pleasure.

There was no real planning in what I shot today – the paper clips are always on my desk and today as I was cleaning it up from the day’s book repairs and the rest of the minutiae of my day I decided to shoot them.  I was proud of myself when I managed to narrow my choice from 6 down to 1!

The Reese’s cups are leftovers that the Easter Bunny put into my cupboard after stuffing the kids’ baskets – Lucky me!!!  I love the colors of the foil wrappers at Easter, particularly the green.  Add the shine and metallic and I am oohing and ahhhing over them.  It doesn’t take long before I am Mmmmmming over them!  My favorite treat!

Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. ~Fernando Pessoa

Anything is good if it's made of chocolate. ~Jo Brand