Curmudgeons Down Under


#364

Snerk, I just came from that thread.
But I only lurked, I didn’t participate


#365

I carefully extracted the koalo poop from my coffee before drinking it. That made all the difference.

Nice brew!

:yum:

Meanwhile, in Australia, there’s a cricket “test match” happening right here in Adelaide, with our old arch-rivals England. It’s going into day 5 today, and is tightly poised. England is batting to win the match.

In recent years, Australia have developed a habit of inflicting crushing wins when they do win, but losing the tight ones. Today will be interesting.


#366

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#367

Wally Gator?


#368

#369

Ahhhh. Tick tock. Remember, never smile at a crocodile.


#370

http://www.sorbetjungle.com/product/croconana-plush-toy/
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Behold! Croconana!


#371

Awww!

That is just too cute!! :heart: :grin:!


#372

That is cute. I should get one as a Christmas present for my sister.


#373

And this, kiddies, is why we Just Say No to GMOs


#374

Happy St. Nicholas Day!

st nick


#375

Ho ho ho.
Hey, someone threw a bunch of coins into my room. Do you suppose?
Nah. Couldn’t be. Could it?


#376

No… Not the :honeybee::honeybee::honeybee:

Not the :honeybee::honeybee::honeybee:

Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!!!

:honeybee::honeybee::honeybee::santa::honeybee::honeybee::honeybee:


#377

I’m a :vampire:
I’m a :vampire:
I’m a :vampire:
I’m a :vampire:
I’m a :vampire:
I’m a :vampire:


#378

Put the :rabbit2: back in the :package:


#379

Did you know St Nicholas only had one eye?

It was gouged out during his time in prison under the Diocletian persecution.

Edit: I read this off a forum a couple years ago and can’t seem to find it or other evidence substantiating this story however many of the Nicean Father’s did have scars, missing limbs, and eyes.

Not only did he punch heretics blaspheming Christ and defend orthodoxy he also suffered for Christ.


#380

Learn something new every day. Didn’t know St. Nick only had one eye. Fr. Thomas Loya a a bit of a story on him on the Light of the East program last Sunday, though. EWTN has that aired every Sun AM at 8:30. Timed perfectly getting out of 7:30 Mass.


#381

I think the eye thing might be misinformation because I can’t find any reference to it.

But his bones drip myrrh.


#382

I think the good Father mentioned that part.


#383

This morning’s Sepulveda Pass Fire is the closet yet. I can see it from where I live and my son lives just west of the 405 Freeway, about a mile from the fire, which is so far burning on the east side :frowning_face:


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