Monday, May 17th 2021
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare
“I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name.” – Paula Poundstone
Most people assume I’m a ‘Kimberly’.
It’s incredibly confusing to many when I reaffirm that, “Nope, I’m just Kim.”
Sometimes this goes on for a bit, “So you’re not even a Kimmy?”
“Uh, yes, actually, I forgot. I’m a Kimmy.”
But, no. I’m just Kim.
I’d like to think that my parents were deeply impacted by the fatal and horrifying children’s folktale of Tikki Tikki Tembo and vowed to save their children by choosing one-syllabled names.
Kimberly? = She didn’t make it, she drowned.
Kim? = Alive! Safe. No issues.
But alas, my parents had other reasons for blessing us with simple labels. My dad, in particular, didn’t want us dealing with the hassles of having such lengthy full names. And since our last name, Considine, is crazy long he decided to just keep our first names easy peasy. Give us kids a break. My dad was just getting rid of unnecessary hard work for us from the very beginning.
And prepping for potential morons.
“I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.” – Benjamin Franklin
“If Jesus was a Jew, how come he has a Mexican first name?” – Billy Connolly
” … He looks around, around
He sees angels in the architecture
Spinning in infinity
He says, “Amen and Hallelujah!”
If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty, when you call me, you can call me Al
Call me … “
Friday, September 17th, 2021 “The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.” ~ Paula Poundstone “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein “Oooh… Continue Reading →
Friday, September 10th 2021 🍁”My favorite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.” ~ Groucho Marx 🍂 “Go wild for a while.” ~ Anonymous A song to get the weekend rolling: Mine Forever by Lord Huron on Spotify/YouTube. For More Photos: https://www.instagram.com/considinekim/ 🧨 Today marks my… Continue Reading →
Friday, September 3rd 2021 🌞 “Summer should get a speeding ticket – goes by way too fast!” ~ Anonymous. “It’s always summer somewhere.” ~ Lily Pulitzer