Saturday, 20 June 2009

Soundless Saturday No. 40

*artwork by Natalie Dee


taylor said...

these mints remind me of 2 things:
1. Elderly people.
2. Retro Restaurants.

... right now i resent restaurants; but i love elderly people; god bless them, and their mints!

Tweedles -- that's me... said...

You don't know me
as I have never come before
Something drew me over,
and so I stopped to read a bit.
your site touched me
it is so real.

Snowbrush said...

Up late, are we? Eating mints, are we? I wish I could join you.

kj said...

okay, so i'm going to say this before i see anyone else's comments:

i don't get this.
is it obvious?
what's the punchline?

some things go right over my head...


Michelle said...


I will nick this and send it to my various exes :)


Arija said...

Renee, thank you. I feel you in my heart.

Ribbon said...

yes please :-)

thank you... you read my mind!

soulbrush said...

yup, don't mind if i do...tee hee.

Wendy said...

Oh, how many times I have wanted to say that!

Anonymous said...

Hilarious! (Ummm...that's not from the Wizard of Oz,is it?) Kidding!
Happy Saturday, dear Renee
Love to you

Meghann said...

Ok, ok, sorry, I didn't think morning breath could travel through the web....I'll go brush my teeth.
Actually, that would make a great t-shirt, lol.
Hugs and prayers for a good day,
Meg xoxo

Marion said...

Elderly people and mints?! Who said that? I'll tell ya what this old broad does with her mints....just ask my man about those curiously strong mints and how they tingle......

Oops, I meant to say great photo, Renee. I love anything RED. Tee-Hee. LOL! You're a trip, my pal.

Deborah said...

Good morning Renee. Stopping by to wish you a simply essential day filled with the people you love. Sending you all my love upon the wings of a little desert sparrow...sprinkled with sparkling magic. **blows kisses** Deborah

Kaili (Billy and Button) said...

You cheeky woman you! Just popping over to say HI! I hope you're having a marvelous day my marvelous Renee!!

kj said...

note to renee's friends and visitors: she refuses to tell me what this minty mint is all about. she refuses even though i am her friend and have confessed to being in the dark.

so if anyone else would be so kind to explain it to me, that would be very nice.

and ms. renee, i am now plotting to ensare you in similiar fashion....

lakeviewer said...

A moment of unbearable lightness, leaving a stingy taste in my mouth.

Howdy princess. Is it warm yet? Can you go out without the extra pounds of sweaters and mufflers?

WE are getting sun. Yeah!

Thanks for your sweet thoughts.

A Cuban In London said...

And then he dashes off to hide behind a tree :-). Great. Just great. Many thanks.

Greetings from London.

Arija said...

Dear one, you don't know how much your comment just now means to me.


I read your blog, but sometimes feelings just overpwer me and there are no words for them....

kj said...

hahaha, thank you for the cave, my wildly bending friend!

i still don't really get it but at least now i understand it.

but i still might set a trap for you when you least expect it. i;m plotting and planning right this minute.

have a good day, renee.

Flor Larios Art said...

I love mints!mmm...
Love your new banner!

Sarah said...

Giggle, snort....Love you Renee, Sarah

studio lolo said...

KJ, it is what it IS. Don't try to go deep ;)

Renee, this reminds me of a funny story. Brian was reporting for some newspaper somewhere and he had to go to the airport to pick up the right hand assistant to the Pope. This was an important guy. Anyway, Bri's car quickly filled up with that guy's horrendous breath, nearly gagging him for the long drive back.
When Bri got home he told me about it and he said "Don't they have Tic-Tacs at the Vatican?"
I laughed my ass off for days!! We still bring it up.

I hope I made you smile today.
You made me smile...again ;)


Arija said...

We are leaving Thursday beacause my brother died at home the funeral had to be postponed pending a coroner's report. My brother was not a young man, he had his 80th birthday last January, but because we had been through so much together with the ripping apart of our family during the 2nd. WW and loosing our country as well as emigrating and starting with nothing again, family ties were very close. He had such a hard life and had just reached a moment of contentment when he left. It hurts that there was no time for him to even enjoy a little time of contentment.

Everything has been turned up-side-down, because of the later date of the funeral we will also miss our g-daughter's concert in Sydney... Wheneve we make plans, God changes them... I have known this for a long time now and we had learned to take things as they come, but the concert had to be booked for so we foolishly made plans once more, now we hate to disappoint her.

The Prof is a huge support as are my two g-daughters here on the farm. My daughter is in the States at the moment, you might actually enjoy her blog 'not all those who wander are lost' on my blog roll.

By losing a sibling so much of remembrace is lost. He was 8 yrs. oder than I and knew about the early times when I was not even there.

Keep faith dearest Renee, miracles happen even in the eleventh hour.
Whan my cardiologist had literally told me to go home and die, since I needed a heart-lung transplant and no-one would do that at my age, my guardian angel slammed me head first into a wall, knocked me out and broke my pelvis, purely to get me to a doctor who was not prepared to let me die even though my kidneys and liver had already failed. I had my aortic valve replaced and am still here enjoying every moment.

May God keep you in the palm of Her hand and show you the right road.


Marie S said...

Good morning and thank you! It is just what I need right now.
Have a lovely day,
Love and huge hugs,

Angela Recada said...

Good morning, dear Renee,

I see from your posts that much has happened this week while I've been away from the computer. Much sadness. . .

This post reminds me of a tin of mints my daughter carried around with her a few years ago. On the tin's cover it said "Please have a mint - your breath smells like butt!"


studio lolo said...

I'm leaving on or about the 28th. It's coming fast.
I'll pack up my computer this wednesday but I bought a laptop to keep in touch with bloggers while I'm on the road ;)

Today I'm going to the valley to spend an afternoon and evening celebrating the summer solstice. I'll be sleeping overnight and have a farewell breakfast with my dearest friends out here.

How many more chemo treatments this round sister raven?

Sending love...

Lori ann said...

Dear Renee,

i've read and read, your last few posts. i am not the best with words but i want to say that i am humbled and empowered, moved to tears and laughter by you every time. i loved what you wrote about your sister, i'm sure she did too.
i'm sorry for your friend losing her husband, that is so sad.
i thought as i read your cancer manual how i would handle things, and all i could think was i would want to be just like you.
thank you for sharing so much, i pray everyday for your good health and for the good health of our planet too.
much love to you,

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Too cute!

Tweedles -- that's me... said...

I am helping myself to a mint.
I love colorful things

The C-Suite Executive Assistant said...

Oh, my gosh! You are so on point! I was taught that if someone offers you a mint, don't be rude - you NEED it!

I say to hell with tact; say what you mean.

Hey dude, you gotta booger on your nose.

Hey girlfriend, you hair weave is unbeweavable!

Hey man, your ass stinks. Why don't you spend 50 cents on a bar of soap before you put your $2 ass on the subway.

Fashion Police: "Pull over! You have no right to be wearin' that!"

Hey, Renee!!!!! Hope you have a great weekend. Mine is going well, except I shouldn't have mixed the Benedryl with sitting out in the sun.

I look like a lobster without a brain.

Anonymous said...

PS. I may have commented as "C-suite executive assistant". My alter ego blog!!!

Ces said...

Where is the song you are talking about?

Ces said...


buckram and bembo said...

Aaah! You are so special. You are loved. But I did not understand what you meant and she told me she stopped by. I am so happy for you!

Sue said...

Mint....a favorite fragance of mine. I did note that at Keara's graduation on Thursday, there were a couple people I was speaking with that could have used bulk packages of mints.....ewwww when I use my mint shampoo, I will think of this Stinky image!


Diana Evans said...

you always make me smile Renee!!! thank you....

I also want to thank you for your kindness and support over the last week....we will never ever get over this tragedy...but with family and friends we never feel alone....


flossy-p said...


p.s. SO glad you liked you wee parcel. I hope it was a nice surprise :)

Anonymous said...

Where do you find all of these wonderful things! I love it. Too cute!!!

Woman in a Window said...

Right now I'm thankful for mints. I think they need to be fortified though, for a few special cases.

Lola said...

Do you know that I actually have my dad send me these restaurant breathmints from America? It's my favorite candy...

Ciao sweet sweet brain&heart candy, I adore you.

Lola xx

rochambeau said...

Hey Renee,
Please know I'm thinking of you!
Your minty freshness is even here, making me smile,
thousands of miles away!