Archive for May 23rd, 2016

Remember to put the glass down! & Bardağı yere bırakmayı unutma!

Great advice! — YUR


semras world 2 sss

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: ”How heavy is this glass of water?”

Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.

She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my arm. If I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn’t change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.

She continued, “The stresses and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them…

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/23/16

1st round USO

1st round USO (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.”   —   Venus Williams

(The power of positive thinking is always a big plus.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 05/23/16

The Adoration of the Magi (circa 1305) by Giot...

The Adoration of the Magi (circa 1305) by Giotto, purportedly depicting Halley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Astro-tangent.


Clue/Question:  His grandfather’s story about Halley’s Comet was a – – –

Comet P/Halley as taken March 8, 1986 by W. Li...

Comet P/Halley as taken March 8, 1986 by W. Liller, Easter Island, part of the International Halley Watch (IHW) Large Scale Phenomena Network. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  LONG TALE

(That’s because comets have long tails!  Not bad, huh?  No new clue words today, but three of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve seen “rolyg” before.  And, “glory” is a word that spells out in alphabetical order.  Great job on the answer letter layout.  Nothing obvious about it.  Cute cartoon.  Gramps is kinda clueless.  Won’t be long ’til I’m there, so I better watch it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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