Author: Kim Deister

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh

Saturday 9: Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh (1963) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) TV writer Allan Sherman based this song on his own son’s letters of complaint from camp. Did you go away to summer camp? I went to Girl Scout camp once when I was 8 or 9. I HATED IT! Not […]

Posted 24 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 4 Comments

friday 5: yes on the prize

friday 5: yes on the prize

play along here 1. What gadget did you most recently obtain, and which gadget do you have your eyes on? I got a meat grinder attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. I want to get an ice cream maker at some point, something like this (image is linked to Amazon)… 2. What business establishment did you […]

Posted 23 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 4 Comments

thursday 13: naturally pink

thursday 13: naturally pink

play along here Today’s themes: pink and nature! 1. the orchid mantis 2. pink hibiscus 3. small elephant hawk moth 4. roseate spoonbill 5. rose-breasted cockatoo (galah parrot) 6. pink katydid 7. okinawa cherry blossoms 8. pink robin 9. peonies 10. himalayan white-browed rosefinch 11. pink lotus 12. pink dolphin 13. flamingos

Posted 22 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 7 Comments


saturday 9: purple people eater

saturday 9: purple people eater

Saturday 9: Purple People Eater (1958) Unfamiliar with this week’s tune? Hear it here. 1) When actor Sheb Wooley brought this song to MGM Records, they initially rejected it, saying it just wasn’t the kind of thing they wanted to be associated with. Then executives discovered how popular the audition recording was with the 20-somethings in […]

Posted 17 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 4 Comments

friday 5: everything in its place

friday 5: everything in its place

play along here 1. What is the least organized area of your daily life? Probably my bedroom, but even that isn’t really too bad. I’m a pretty organized person overall. 2. What is the most organized area of your daily life? My planner. It’s my weapon of choice. I use a dot-grid notebook to track […]

Posted 16 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

thursday 13: all things Ingram

thursday 13: all things Ingram

play along here I thought I’d deep-dive my maiden name today and explore all things “Ingram.” Some are related, most are not! And some aren’t people at all! 1. Ingram, Texas When I was stationed in Texas back in the early 1990s, I happened upon Ingram, Texas. Somewhere, there is a photo of me with […]

Posted 15 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 3 Comments

wednesday hodgepodge: 427

wednesday hodgepodge: 427

1. Tell us about one small blessing you have counted in the past week? On Sunday, my 19yo son and I had lunch and then we sat outside our favorite coffee shop on the North Shore, chatting under the palm trees. 2. Bastille Day is celebrated on July 14th…have you ever been to France? Any […]

Posted 14 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 5 Comments

tuesday 4: books… TV… movies

tuesday 4: books… TV… movies

click the image above to play 1. A movie theme song will play every time you walk in the room.. what is it? (consider asking family or friends) Simple Mind’s Don’t You (Forget About Me) from The Breakfast Club (1985) 2. What movie, book or TV program could you live in? I could happily live […]

Posted 13 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Memetastic / 2 Comments

the delusional guy from hell

the delusional guy from hell

So a few weeks ago, I told you the story of “Marge” and how she signed me up for online dating sites without my permission or my knowledge. You can read about it here. (It’s quite a story.) However, I can’t blame all my weird dates on her. Some I’ve managed all on my own, […]

Posted 12 July 2021 by Kim Deister in Blast from the Past / 0 Comments