Friday Johnku – AKA – TGIF

 

Twiggy

“It’s Friday. I can help with the dishes.”

Yay, it is Friday. This has seemed like a long week for some reason. Maybe its the fact that I’m editing the next release. For whatever reason when I’m editing time moves very slowly. I suppose it is the need to move carefully across the words. It could also be that I don’t enjoy editing a lot. Not that I hate it but like eating mashed orange squash, I would certainly like to be doing something else.

Today’s JohnKu talks about those things we may not totally enjoy doing but are necessary. I hope you have a super weekend.

Chores by John W. Howellย ยฉ 2018

There are things we do,

That we call necessary. .ย .

Not enjoyable.

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  1. Gwen Plano · ·

    I love the photo of Twiggy. She knows the bottom rack holds possibilities when there are dishes on it. A lick, a nibble. If only our human life was so simple. Good luck with the editing, John. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Thak you , Gwen. Slow as it goes. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  2. Twiggy probably thinks she really is helping. If my daughter did some little thing for me she’d say: “I helping”. I hope your editing is successful, John. Have a great weekend. ๐Ÿ™‚ — Suzanne

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne. Twiggy always thinks she is helping. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  3. Watch out, John. From this angle, Twiggy looks like a piglet walking into the oven to become dinner!!

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    1. We call her piglet sometimes. Ha ha ha. Thanks, GP

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      1. I remember the picture you had of her with the toy piglet – THAT was perfect!

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      2. Yes it was. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  4. You’re not kidding, John…this week has seemed endless, maybe because I’m editing, too. Good luck! Is Twiggy available for hire?

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    1. Ha ha ha. I think she would like the job of DW pre-clean cycle.

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  5. Good luck with the editing.

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    1. Thanks, Charles. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  6. I think Twiggy was hoping a few plates would need to be licked before being washed. Good luck with the editing, John. Maybe you can knock off early and kick back with the girls.

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    1. I have the pleasure of dog sitting all morning today, so I’ll kick back first. Thanks, Dan

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  7. Kicking back first sounds like an equivalent to “life is short — eat dessert first.” Maybe you could get Twiggy to help with the editing, too. She surely is good at licking away excess tidbits from dishes — maybe she could do the same with misplaced adverbs and leftover nouns!

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    1. I think she could do it. Thanks, Linda.

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  8. Amen to that!

    Wishing you easy edits and a nice weekend.

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    1. Thanks, Staci. (I think)

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  9. Happy editing. (Not my favorite part of the process.)

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    1. Not mine either. (can you tell?)

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  10. That’s a darling picture of Twiggy, John. Editing was never my favourite chore either.

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    1. Thank you, John. Ugh.

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  11. What’s wrong with mashed orange squash? A little butter, salt and pepper… yum! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ‘course, if you’re into squash…
    Good luck with the editing. It is slow and time-consuming work, for sure…

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  12. Perfect haiku, John. Have a restful weekend and plenty of booze, I say.

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  13. John,

    Love this. And you’re right, it’s the quiet times where we cultivate our voices.

    Have a great weekend as well!

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    1. Thank you. You as well Marc.

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  14. Is Twiggy waiting for some dirty plates to lick? My dog likes loitering around the dishwasher post dinner. An apt John-ku.

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    1. I think so. But too bad they are all clean.

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  15. Dishes definitely fall into the not enjoyable category! At least you have a cute helper, lol

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    1. Ha haha. I have to be quicker than her.

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  16. D.L Finn, Author · ·

    I second your conclusion on editing! Have a great weekend John.

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    1. Thank you, Denise. You as well.

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  17. I suppose there are plenty of things that need to be done that aren’t exactly fun. When I run across them, I try to make them fun if possible; if not, I merely grit my teeth, dig in, and try to finish them ASAP. Happy weekend to you and yours, John!

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    1. Good way to do it, Debbie.

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  18. Editing is my least favorite part of writing, but the most necessary for sure. Love the photo!

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  19. Twiggy looking adorable as always – hope the editing goes well!

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    1. Yes as well as somethig akin to a root canel goes.

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  20. OMG! Twiggy is so friggin cute! Best of luck with the editing. I’d fail at that with an A+ if they gave grades for that. You know that’s true by all the grammar and left out words in my replies. My typing fingers never keep up with my brain. I wish you the best editing and editor ever!

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    1. I think the editor is key. Thanks, Deborah.

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