Friday, August 20, 2010

School and Southernisms


Monday is the big day here. Our children and educators start their next instructional year.


This year is special. Jonah starts Pre-K. He is excited and definitely ready academically. "Meet The Teacher" was last night. Dad happily reported all went well!


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A whistling woman and a crowing hen never comes to a very good end. (be who you are)

Ain't that the berries! (that is great!)

As easy as sliding off a greasy log backward. (very easy)

Barking up the wrong tree. (you are wrong)

Be like the old lady who fell out of the wagon. (you aren't involved, so stay out of it)

Have a great Friday!




14 comments:

  1. MORNING DIANA,
    LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE BEEN HAVING LOTS OF FUN WITH FAMILY!! GOOD FOR YOU!!
    WOW, A KINDERGARTENER ALREADY. MY SISTER-IN-LAW IS A KINDERGARTEN TEACHER FOR 30 YEARS NOW. KINDERGARTEN IS A LOT MORE STRESSFUL THAN IT USED TO BE THAT IS FOR SURE. HOPE HE REALLY LIKES IT AND ADJUSTS WELL.
    LIKED YOUR LIST OF SOUTHERISM'S - I HAVE ONLY HEARD 2 OF THEM, BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE AND
    AS EASY AS SLIDING OFF THE LOG BACKWARDS.
    FUNNY AREN'T THEY!!
    A FELLA HUBBY KNEW, USED TO SAY HIS GRANDMOTHERS BISCUITS WERE SO GOOD THAT IS TONGUE ALMOST SLAPPED HIS BRAINS WHILE HE WAS EATING THEM.
    HAD NEVER HEARD THAT ONE BEFORE!!
    HOPE YOU ARE DOING WELL HON,
    HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND,
    BLESSINGS, NELLIE

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  2. I remember taking my kids to meet the teacher when they were in elementary. Best wishes to Jonah!

    Yoli
    http://apronsenorita.blogspot.com/

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  3. This is such an exciting year for so many!! Hope he loves his school experience. :-) Be sure to tell him 'an apple a day' doesn't work anymore; it's too high in carbs. :-)

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  4. Good morning Diana! Thanks for stopping by! I'm doing some visitin' this morning myself. Ah, time for school. Your little Jonah is excited about school I'm sure - he's such a cutie and I'll bet he's a ball of energy! I don't have any little ones in school anymore (except one still in college) and we were all sitting around talking about how much fun it was to go get all of our new school supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes, and new clothes! then we'd have to take everything out of the packages, put names on every single item and place everything in our backpacks. Go meet the Teacher night was fun and exciting, too! Maybe I'll get to do some more of that when I have grands!

    I've heard most of your 'southernisms' - I'll add one - no, two ---

    My dad, when asked "how're you doin'?" would say,
    "I'm fine as frog's hair split 4 ways!" Well, that's purty fine!

    My Nanny would say, when eating a banana (her favorite food), "if the Good Lord made anything that tasted any better, then He kept it for Himself!" I always loved both of these!!!

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  5. LOL-reading the post(s). Congrats on Jonah going off to school. Those first days are just so precious, aren't they? He will have so much fun!

    Love the old adages..My father's best was...Better an old man's darling than a young man's slave. (he was 17 years older than my mother)-lol And...It's a great life if you don't weaken. Amen!

    Have a wonderful day-thanks for the smile! Diana

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  6. All the best to Jonah for his first day of pre- school, I bet he is sooo excited Diana!!... such an wonderful time of new beginnings for him! ... and just love the Southernisms, I've never heard any of them before! Will have to try them out ;)!!
    Have a great day Diana
    Hugs, Jen xo

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  7. Diana, please tell Jonah I wish him the best year ever in pre-K.
    Those sayings you posted are so cute! I know all of them,being from the south! lol.
    Hugs,
    Sue

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  8. Mine start on Monday--glad Jonah is excited!

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  9. My Brian is an educator~he started last Monday. We are starting homeschool this Monday. Summer went by so fast.
    Happy Back to School.
    Have a great weekend!

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  10. Back-to-shcool time of year always brings an undercurrent of anticipation and excitement! The southernisms make me chuckle... =)

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  11. What a cutie!! And what a big relief for his parents that he is so ready to start school!!!! yay!

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  12. Hi there!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog! I love yours! So nice to 'meet' you in bloggerland.
    Really have enjoyed reading some of your posts!!
    Blessings

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  13. Love the old lady comment! I'm going to have to use that one soon :D

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  14. Oh-oh, sometimes I'm a whistlin' woman. My little grandson begins pre-K this year as well. What a little cutie your grandson is; he looks ready, willing, and able!

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