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Sharing My World 2018 Week 12

Here is my post for Cee’s Share Your World.

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What is your earliest memory?
I have a very vague memory of my brother’s birthday, which was announced on the TV on a little segment called Gus Honeybun’s Magic Birthdays. Gus, a puppet, would do a handstand or whatever was asked of him. I was about four or so at the time I guess.

Which way does the toilet paper roll go? Over or under?
Over! Over, I say. Here, once again, is the original patent for the toilet roll holder. Note, “over”.

Picture via cnet.com, but since it’s a patent I’m assuming it’s public domain

What makes you feel grounded?
Being out for a walk in nature, I suppose. I spend most of my life either at work or lost in TV/vide game/book-induced fantasy. Reality is overrated, I find.

What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week?
My friends’ oldest, who has a birthday next week, named me as being someone he wants at his birthday tea πŸ™‚

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  1. March 25, 2018 at 6:47 am

    always OVER haha
    cool answers πŸ™‚

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    • March 26, 2018 at 6:44 pm

      These “under” people are sorely mistaken. Where do they get their crazy ideas? πŸ™‚

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  2. Lyn
    March 25, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Awww that’s sweet that your friend’s son wants you to attend his birthday tea.

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    • March 25, 2018 at 5:37 pm

      I thought so too πŸ™‚ That’s two of the kids who have invited me to their birthday teas. The four-year-old doesn’t get a choice (yet).

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      • Lyn
        March 31, 2018 at 3:17 am

        And when he does have a choice, I’m sure he’ll still invite you πŸ˜€

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      • March 31, 2018 at 7:44 am

        πŸ™‚

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  3. March 25, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    I had to go see what Gus Honeybun looked liked…

    I’m not sure how he did his handstands without revealing the “magic,” but I feel deprived now that he never announced one of my birthdays…

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    • March 25, 2018 at 5:41 pm

      Yay, that’s him! We watched him every evening as kids. For the handstands he kinda just flipped upside down in a sort of “cartwheel” direction so I guess someone was holding him from behind, rather than up the behind.

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  4. March 25, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    I knew it. I knew it. How clever of you Ali to find the original patent for the toilet paper holder. πŸ˜€ — Suzanne

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  5. March 25, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Is Gus Honeybun single?

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    • March 25, 2018 at 5:44 pm

      I believe he is. I heard he fell on hard times after he was cancelled, though. He’s not the bunny he once was 😦

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  6. March 25, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    Yes, the toilet paper goes over! I agree; reality is seriously over-rated.
    How nice to be invited to another birthday tea! πŸ™‚

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    • March 26, 2018 at 7:25 am

      I have birthday teas coming out of my ears πŸ™‚ It is nice.

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  7. March 27, 2018 at 8:53 am

    The last answer made us smile too, Draliman, that was so sweet of your furriend’s eldest πŸ™‚ Extra Pawkisses πŸ™‚ ❀

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  8. March 27, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    I prefer toilet paper roll go over.

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  9. March 28, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Over it is, with proof. In your face, toiletpaper-going-under-people! You guys make me sick… πŸ˜€ Thanks, Draliman!

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    • March 28, 2018 at 3:52 pm

      Now you have a handy reference point when this contentious topic comes up in casual conversation!

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  10. April 1, 2018 at 10:02 am

    That’s a good first memory to have – having a brother worthy of a TV mention, and clever to top and tale this post with birthdays – I hope you enjoyed your tea this week. On the toilet rolls, under is much neater(?).

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    • April 1, 2018 at 3:34 pm

      I remember us sitting in front of the Radio Rentals B&W set waiting so see if his name was going to come up πŸ™‚
      The birthday tea is tomorrow evening. It’ll be nice!
      Under? Under you say? Humph πŸ™‚

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      • April 1, 2018 at 4:34 pm

        Ah, Radio Rentals, what a trip down memory lane that is. How old’s your friend tomorrow? It might make for a fun few minutes trying to explain renting a telly.

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      • April 1, 2018 at 6:46 pm

        He’ll be twelve πŸ™‚
        Renting a telly doesn’t even sound like a “thing” to me, but everyone did it.

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  11. April 2, 2018 at 3:20 am

    I reject that patent picture.

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  12. May 5, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    Your beautiful words just made my day. Thank you so much for adding such magical drop of words in my jar of motivation.I feel blessed by your writing right now.
    I found delight love in what you just said in your post.
    Again such a beautiful write up on your blog.
    Keep the vibes on.

    #PATRICKSTORIES
    Peace ✌and Love ❀

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