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Coffee & Conversation LInk Party #83 – Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!

Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #83 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!

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In honor of Dr Seuss’ birthday, Paul and I took one of those “What Dr. Seuss Character are You?” tests. Turns out, I’m Little Cindy Lou Who and he’s the Lorax. Then he wrote a poem for me about it… (*You might need to know that I’m a few days older than he is…)

With round wonder-filled eyes, and a quivering lip,

Your Cindy Lou traits could down a small ship.

But the premise, my dear, is disturbing: who knew?

To consider a marriage of one no more than two.

But to top the strange concept of marrying a child*,

You’ve joined with a critter straight out of the wild.

He’s shortish, and brownish, and oldish, young lassie

His hair’s like a mop, he’s just not too classy.

His mustache is unkempt, he springs forth from a stump

Your mother will not let you out with the grump.

You could have selected much better for sure:

Bartholomew Cubbins is safe and secure

Just think of your future with Gerald McGrew

Or Peter T. Hooper, or young Waldo Woo

Sylvester McMonkey McBean’s a provider

Heck, even the Wickersham Brothers can light up your fire

You could have had Yertle or Jim McFinnigan as a mate

Imagine your life with Zanzibar Buck Buck McFate!

But no, you selected a husband who’s fuzzy

And hangs out with Barb-a-loots, now doesn’t he or does he?

But while Trufula Tufts may be considered by some quite divine

The Lorax says Cindy Lou Who is JUST FINE!

Wasn’t that just TOO sweet?!

Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!! (and thanks, honey <3)


 

Now on to this week’s features! We’ve got 5 of ’em this week…

Please take some time to visit these posts… They’re all quite different from each other, but I think you’ll like them, too 🙂

Coffee & Conversation #83

 

How Does a Family of 4 Survive on $17,000 a Year? – from Caroline at CowCountryHousewife.com

St. Patrick’s Day Day Unit Study – from Beth at LovingLearningFreely.com

Give Your Family the Gift of a Happy You! – from Jed & Jen at CoffeeshopConversations.com

Are Your Ready To Stop Hiding in Plain Site?from Sarah at SarahKoontz.com

Blood Orange Cheesecake Squares – from Mira at CookingLSL.com

 

 

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18 Responses to Coffee & Conversation LInk Party #83 – Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!

  1. Kelly @RaisingSamuels March 7, 2016 at 8:42 am #

    Thanks for hosting this amazing party! Hope you have a wonderful week 🙂

  2. Jed March 3, 2016 at 8:30 am #

    Hey Pat and Candy,
    Thanks for featuring my post on family happiness. And thank you for another fantastic link-up too. It’s a always a pleasure to join you guys each week. Wishing you a very happy Thursday!
    Jed recently posted…Be Happier Now: A Free eBook for a Happy, Healthy, Spiritual You!My Profile

  3. Kim March 3, 2016 at 5:39 am #

    Hi Pat and Candy, thanks for hosting the link party. It’s been a while since I linked a post (more than a year, maybe two years ago with my old blog) and I honestly can’t remember at the moment how to put your button on my sidebar, but I promise I will figure it out and do it when I get home from work this afternoon! 🙂

    • Pat March 3, 2016 at 7:16 am #

      Yay – welcome back, Kim!! So glad to see you here 🙂 It’s funny how we remember things only on a “need to know” basis sometimes, isn’t it?! Shoot me an email if you need a hand with it… Always glad to lend a hand…
      Hope to see you again next time ~ have a great week!

  4. Erin March 2, 2016 at 4:17 pm #

    Thanks for hosting! 🙂
    Erin recently posted…16 Things I Won’t Miss About Being in DebtMy Profile

  5. mira March 2, 2016 at 10:02 am #

    Awesome links ! Thanks so much for the feature!
    mira recently posted…Crepes With Whipped Chocolate Coconut CreamMy Profile

    • Pat March 2, 2016 at 10:05 am #

      Mira,
      Just let me say: I LOVE your recipes!! And those crepes with whipped chocolate coconut cream…they are CALLING my name! 🙂
      Have a wonderfully tasty week 😉
      Pat recently posted…How to Avoid Raising an Ethnocentric CitizenMy Profile

  6. Abi at Joy In My Kitchen March 2, 2016 at 9:03 am #

    Happy Wednesday. Glad for the reminder about Dr. Seuss’s birthday – my girls are now searching out all his books on our shelves!
    Abi at Joy In My Kitchen recently posted…35 Positive Phrases That Will Encourage Character In KidsMy Profile

    • Pat March 2, 2016 at 9:57 am #

      Yay, Abi! That’s music to my ears 🙂 He is SUCH a fun writer…although I admittedly didn’t know him personally… LOL
      Thanks for stopping by. Have a piece of birthday cake for me!
      Pat recently posted…Using the ARDA to Learn How to Research the WorldMy Profile

  7. Marilyn Lesniak March 2, 2016 at 8:46 am #

    Thank you for the opportunity to bring so many gifted bloggers together! Have a great week and I look forward to seeing you at #overthemoon and #thursdayfavoritethings!
    Marilyn Lesniak recently posted…Wonderful Wednesday #164My Profile

    • Pat March 2, 2016 at 10:03 am #

      I feel so very honored each week that so many gifted writers stop by here, Marilyn. What a gift to US (and our readers, of course)! I appreciate how faithful you are to our little party 😉
      Looking forward to seeing you at yours, too!
      Pat recently posted…Kitchen Hacks to Save Time, Get Organized and Stay CleanMy Profile

  8. Sarah Koontz March 2, 2016 at 8:16 am #

    Thank you for featuring my piece about Hiding in Plain Sight. Blessings to you!
    Sarah Koontz recently posted…What is Your Refinement Assignment? + GiveawayMy Profile

  9. Beth March 2, 2016 at 2:28 am #

    That Dr. Seuss love poem is the best! Is your hubs a natural poet or was that a true labor of love? Either way, A+ for creativity. In fact, I’m so impressed that I almost forgot to thank you for the sharing the St. Patrick’s Day Online Unit Study! Thanks!
    Beth recently posted…Are Your Kids Doing the Homeschooler Hop?My Profile

  10. Andrew Budek-Schmeisser March 2, 2016 at 12:50 am #

    I went to grad school at UC San Diego…and Dr. Seuss was unavoidable! The library…surely the weirdest piece of architecture in a very weird state…was named after him, and looked like something out of one of his books.
    Andrew Budek-Schmeisser recently posted…Traces of Love – A Story of Viet NamMy Profile

    • Pat March 2, 2016 at 7:14 am #

      Ohmygoodness, Andrew! I looked it up and when the image opened up on my screen… Well, let’s say, much as I may love Theodore Geisel…”his” library is somewhat terrifying! I can’t even imagine seeing that every day! Just. wow.
      Pat recently posted…10 Important Things to Do Tonight to Have a GREAT TomorrowMy Profile

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