Welcome to BlogDogIt Tuesday, February 20 2018 @ 06:41 PM EST

Tinfish - at Depth

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 777
In The Spotlight

The Comic Genius of TinfishSo maybe he is not the funniest comedian you've seen all year. He may well be one of the funniest Autistic comics you will come across though. Watching him perform is a bit like walking around blindfolded in a minefield; you know they're out there... not sure where you're going... then BOOM! Comic Genius!

Brent "Tinfish" Warkentin maintains a Youtube channel [MegaTinfish] that is like none other. Visit him there and you will see what I mean (words would not do it justice.) I found this little gem among the collection and I think it is utterly priceless.

To continue your introduction to Tinfish
I recommend the following:

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Doing Something About It...

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 1,018
In The Spotlight
The BlogDogIt spotlight shines today into my own corner of the world. I have recently undertaken to update and manage the website of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church (my "church home" since the days of my youth.) It is a Wordpress website so I finally get a chance to see what all my cyber friends are always on about [smiley::D]

As anyone who has followed the BlogDogIt Spotlight Series will tell you - I would not draw your attention to a site that I did not think you would all enjoy. This one is no different.

The featured post encourages members to invite someone to Church - I would like to officially invite anyone in the world-wide audience of BlogDogIt.com to "Come to Church" (even if only virtually...)

So don't be shy; listen to the featured "podcast" - the very one that prompted me to create this post - or browse the sermon audio archives (linked below.) Get to know Pastor Mike - this guy is awesome! [smiley:thumbup]

 Mt Zion Indy - Building Relationships That Lead to Jesus

Pastor Michael Stephens    Enlightening and Entertaining, Pastor Mike Stephens delivers insightful and edifying messages that motivate, educate and inspire on a variety of topics important to the Christian and Pre-Christian alike. [smiley:;)]

Mount Zion General Baptist Church

    Have you ever invited someone you know to church? If not, why not? Did you know that most people, if asked, would go to church with you? Most likely, someone asked you, so why not “pay it forward” and ask someone else? Pastor Mike discusses this and many other ideas in this weeks sermon called,

"Do Something About It!"


Download the mp3

 

Mt Zion Sermon Audio ArchiveA Podcast With A Purpose -  Please browse our burgeoning Audio Archive featuring sermons preached by Pastor Michael Stephens, Pastor Billy Davidson and even the occasional guest speaker. Listen to one, listen to all. Free to download and share or enjoy with our handy on-site player! (Click Link on Right)

 

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Retro Rambling with Tidious Ted

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 746
In The Spotlight

RetroRambling

TediousTed

I’m TidiousTed and I run [RetroRambling].

I post about things that interests me, mainly retro and vintage oriented stuff, things that makes me laugh or whatever tickles my fancy at the moment.

RetroRambling Mission

Cricket Explained

You have two sides, one out in the field and one in. Each man that’s in the side that’s in goes out, and when he’s out he comes in and the next man goes in until he’s out. When they are all out, the side that’s out comes in and the side that’s been in goes out and tries to get those coming in, out. Sometimes you get men still in and not out.

When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out, and when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in. There are two men called umpires who stay all out all the time and they decide when the men who are in are out. When both sides have been in and all the men have been out, and both sides have been out twice after all the men have been in, including those who are not out, that is the end of the game!

And we thank Mad Dogs & Englishmen for this exemplary explanation

Content Source: http://retrorambling.wordpress.com

 

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Trust Upon The Cloud...

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 443
In The Spotlight

masodo's musingWhile belly-crawling my way through some of the narrower passageways on the ragged edges of the interwebs, I emerged one day (several months ago) only to find myself perched upon a cloud. This was not like the usual cloud of vaporized hydrogen-dioxide no, this was a living, thinking species which permeated my existence causing me to momentarily forget all the muck and mire from which I had previously emerged. Fresh and refreshing, new and nuanced, strange and strangely inviting.

You know me, I was quick to tell the BlogDogIt'eers of the wonders I had found; when thundering rumblings from the clouds on high rebuked me with authority for the transgression I had made. For Sonmi's Cloud was not interested in being found out about. Of course I am nothing if not sensitive to the desires of clouds and promptly acquiesced; removing all traces of this Shangri-La from the prying eyes of the internet public at large; content for a season to privately follow the activities of Sonmi's Cloud via covert RSS feed.

So now, it is with sincerest pleasure that I shine the BlogDogIt spotlight, up into the clouds (with special permission from the elusive Sonmi) and ask you to welcome into public view Sonmi's Cloud. I trust you will enjoy this discovery...

Wanderings and wonderings from a sentient cloud.

 

Trust in Me…

Posted by
in
Poetry - Iambic Rhythms from the Aether and the Cloud.,
Words and Curious Creations From the Troposphere.

Come with me,
Blindfolded,
Hands bound
With only myself there,
The sudden centre of your senses.
Focused intently, entirely on where I lead you.
You might be pushed off a cliff,
Descending face first,
Smashed to a bag of bone fragments,
The air still holding the remnants of your scream.

 

Or led into a field,
Pollen tickling your nasal passages,
A red flag tucked neatly
Into the back of your trouser waistband,
Hanging down to knee level
Flapping merrily in the wind.
Nothing to hear but the hammer of your heartbeat
And the drumming of the Bull’s hooves
As they bear down on you.
As you become the china.

 

 

A level crossing,
Ducking your head quickly under the barrier,
Then stock still.
My hands resting on each of your shoulders
Push down and have you sat on the rails,
Zen-like with legs crossed
Awaiting the coming express in 60 seconds time.

 

 

The gritty smell of salty air.
Into Sea World we go through a sneaky side gate.
One sharp shove of the elbow
And off you fly.
Orca has her luncheon provided.
Nothing left of you bar your watch,
Ticking away obediently.

 

 

Or into the trees,
The whispering thicket.
Till I halt you in your tracks.
My hands gently holding your face,
Lips brushing your mouth softly,
Knots untied, and eyes unmasked
To take in a picnic laid out in the shady glade.
Food to be consumed greedily
After greedily consuming each other.
Finger licking nirvana.

 

 

Here’s the blindfold.

 

You’ll do it if you trust me.

Do It: 
Sonmi's Cloud ~ Wanderings and wonderings from a sentient cloud

 

 

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Insanity Summarized

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 676
In The Spotlight

Nancy Summarizes InsanityThe Nancehttp://nanceruth.com

Dog Feels Strong Need To Point Out Humans While On Walks

Who's a Good Dog?
Local canine Nellie Meyers

Syracuse, NY – As we go throughout our day-to-day business, there are constant distractions that tend to pull us away from whatever is in our dish. Local canine Nellie Meyers, a self-defined “person dog,” is dealing with a problem that tends to take her off the beaten walking route. Just two years old, Nellie has found that she’s had these strong urges since puppyhood. “I’ll be walking down the street, occasionally eating my own business, when I see a human and just can’t help but smile and want to touch it!” the chocolate lab exclaims, staring out the window and contemplating whether or not her tail is part of her, or if she is part of her tail. Nellie has found that she goes so far as attempting to touch the human if allowed and even considering getting a person like that for herself once she has a job and her own place. “My partner is allergic to humans so it’s unlikely I will ever be able to keep one. I guess I’ll have to settle for these brief encounters on the street,” states the pooch, who hopes to one day discover if it is she who really is a good dog.

~

Source: Nancy Summarizes Insanity


 

 

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

In The Spotlight [Bluefish Way]

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 534
In The Spotlight
Bluefish Way

Ralph

Meet Ralph

I am a single 67 year old Englishman living in the mountains of Southern Spain for 10 years. I have an apartment with great views of the mountains near a river overlooking fields with different animals and birds. I have 2 rescued cats. I try to have fun with my blog http://bluefishway.com/ . I must get a life ! lol

The following is excerpted from the Bluefish Way post:
Happy 2nd Anniversary !!

PageSeparator

Blogging

Living, as I do, in a quiet rural village in the mountains of southern Spain NOTHING should be happening. A goat escaping on the road should be the highlight of my blog. But, quite the opposite has happened. I am on my 196th post, have 989 followers, we have made 12,981 comments, but most of all we have had fun, haven’t we ?

I have had bloggers Ute and Manny visit me.  I had a great time in Israel with  Heila and live close to my friend  David. On top of that I have made so many blogging friends throughout the world. Yes, you !

It’s been a wonderful two years. Where I get the ideas from for posts ? I usually don’t have a clue except when something personal happens. Sometimes traumatic, such as a lumbar puncture turned into fun when I opened my pain clenched eyes and found myself staring at the polka dots of a nurse’s knickers six inches from my face.

Most of all, I love to comment, we love to comment. I try to have fun with you and most of you are game for a laugh even though some of you are in extreme pain and are going through or have been through extreme traumas. I like to visit your blogs, some fantastic, some mediocre, but you are brave enough have a go in getting your skill or point of view online so I can read about your expertise or thoughts. Well done !

Thank you for 2 years of friendship and fun my friends [smiley:<3]

PageSeparator

Visit Bluefish Way Today!
Visit Bluefish Way Today

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Spotlight[Health]: Project PUT

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 502
In The Spotlight

PROJECT PUT: PICK UP TRASH (and put it where it belongs in the recycle or a designated trash receptacle)

Project PUT: Pick Up Trash (and put it where it belongs,)
a movement begins

by

Project PUT Founder Eloise GI’m Emily G.  my daughter is Eloise G.  We were appalled by the litter in our community and we decided to do a little something about it.  We found littered plastic bags and filled them with trash we found while walking around.  We put recyclable items in the city’s recycle containers and the trash in the trash cans.  It was simple and easy.  Doing this little thing made the city look better and all sorts of people noticed.

You can do this, too, and make your community a better place to live.

PLEASE don’t litter.

If you see trash where it should not be and you are able to pick it up and PUT it where it belongs (recycle or a designated trash receptacle), please do.  This simple act of caring and responsibility will make your community a nicer place to be.

Visit Source Site: http://projectput.wordpress.com/

 


Take the Project PUT Pledge and
Become a Member of Project PUT


 

 

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit

Tapping In to a Superpower

  • Contributed by:
  • Views: 479
In The Spotlight

You know how it goes... You are visiting one of your fave WordPress blogger sites and after thoroughly enjoying their contribution you'd like to give them the old cyber-thumbs-up/pat-on-the-back/handshake/tip-o-the-hat/etc... so you look down there and find the "Like" button and give it the "whats-for." You have to know that you are also planting a little graphic seed in the form of a link to your profile page. Not wanting to be the all-take-and-no-give type you go ahead and click on one of your fellow "likers" to see who this individual is that obviously has something in common with you.

xpanda1969x - THE RANDOM RAMBLINGS OF A QUIRKY PANDAIt's the luck of the draw... sometimes you are taken to the profile of a blogger singing the praises of their contributions to the blogging community only to discover they did not include a link to their site or even tell you its name. Once in a while you follow some unassuming link and find yourself remembering what is is that keeps you in this most gratifying pass-time known as blogging.

JamesRadcliffe.comToday I was visiting xpanda1969x (as I am wont to do) and clicked upon the dinky gravatar belonging to James Radcliffe - there it is now

...and that my friends is how I came to discover this most excellent article (re-blogged below.) Proving once again that is often better to explore rather than search the internet.

Enjoy!

Why: Reading is a Modern Superpower…

by James Radcliffe

It is my contention that:  In the modern world, Reading is no less than a Superpower.

In this post I will explain the thinking behind this, and share 7 reasons why you should consider making reading an integral part of your daily life.

So sit back, strap in, and turn on, dear reader, while I expound upon…

Gain A Super Power

[Please Continue...]

Share
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Digg
  • Twitter
  • Reddit