Archive for June 16th, 2014

Jumble Spoiler – 06/16/14

Severance package signed

Severance package signed (Photo credit: Espen Klem)

Visual Description:  Kind of a bronze-ish parachute.


Clue/Question:  He was this after hearing the details of his job severance package??? (Not – – -)

Halliburton Loopholes: Solving Challenges with...

Halliburton Loopholes: Solving Challenges with Crony Capitalism (g1a2d0044c1) (Photo credit: watchingfrogsboil)

Answer:  FIRED UP


(Depending on how long he had worked there, nine months is pretty good.  Especially, by today’s standards.  None of the clue words are new today, but all the jumblings were new to me.  I liked the jumblings of “after” and “pulpit” the best.  Fine job on that answer letter layout, too.  Nothing given away.  Simple, but funny, little cartoon.  Be well and do good, my friends.)   —   YUR


Strawberries picked

Strawberries picked (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

PS.  Today would be my father’s 80th birthday, if he were still with us!  Happy Birthday, Dad!  I’ll have some fresh strawberries for you!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/16/14

Anna Quindlen addressing the Barnard Class of ...

Anna Quindlen addressing the Barnard Class of ’74; she is the head of the Board of Trustees. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”   —   Anna Quindlen

Think of life as a terminal illness, because, ...

Think of life as a terminal illness, because, if you do, you will live it with joy and passion, as it ought to be lived. (Photo credit: Christolakis)


(I think you have to have a love of reading . . . just to get through this quote!  Twenty six words!  Twenty eight, if you count the author’s name.  Definitely one of the longest quotes we’ve had with the Cryptoquote.  It also was one of the most efficient, in that it uses all but the letters J, X and Z.  Maybe “efficient” isn’t quite the right word.  Someone help me out on this!  Until then, be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR  😉






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