Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Marriage of the Frogge and the Mouse

A Pilgrim Song

"It was the frog in the well, humble dum humble dum;
And the merry mouse in the mill, tweedle tweedle twino.

The frog would a wooing ride, humble dum humble dum;
Sword and buckler by his side, tweedle tweedle twino.

When he was upon his high horse set, humble dum humble dum;
His boots they shone as black as soot, tweedle tweedle twino.

When she came to the merry millpin, humble dum humble dum;
Lady Mouse been you within? Tweedle tweedle twino.

Hast thous any mind of me? Humble dum humble dum;
I have e'ne great mind of thee, tweedle tweedle twino.

Who shall this marriage make? HUmble dum humble dum;
Our Lord which is the rat, tweedle tweedle twino.

What shall we have to our supper? Humble dum humble dum;
Three beans in a pound of butter, tweedle tweedle twino.

When super they were at, humble dum humble dum;
The frog, the mouse, and even the rat, tweedle tweedle twino.

Ten came in Gib out cat, humble dum humble dum;
And catched the mouse even by the back, tweedle tweedle twino.

Then did they separate, humble dum humble dum;
And the frog lept on the floor so flat, tweedle tweedle twino.

Then came Dick our drake, humble dum humble dum;
And drew the frog to the lake, tweedle tweedle twino.

The rat ran up the wall, humble dum humble dum;
A goodly company, the devil go with all, tweedle tweedle twino."

Okay so perhaps this doesn't bring in the "warm fuzzies" as we prepare for Thanks Giving. I think the rat should have been killed too - I'm sure some animal needed a Thanksgiving feast and would have been willing to settle for rat :) But it's a good reminder that the pilgrims had a lot of hardships - rats carried diseas, lice, ate your food (and other things).

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Warmth for Winter

* Burnt-orange nail polish
*feather-down, fleece-lined blanket
*Hot "English Breakfast" tea, if a tsp. of whipped honey
*Pictures of tropical islands
*knitted scarf
*An adorable puppy to sit on your lap
*blazing fire
* Basic Message Oil
6 tsp. carrier oil of your choice
8 srops of essential/ fragerance oil of your choice
Blend the two together, well. Warm up the oil before using - make sure to message between your fingers and your cuticals.
.... any questions?