Saturday, May 03, 2014

Saturday Solace

Hello everyone!  A very warm welcome to you all!  The videos I have selected for this post are:

A Just for Laughs Gag

A very powerful Thai commercial (English subtitles)

1960's Slinky TV Commercial

Scottish Bagpipes (Will Ye No Come Back Again)

For the following, I am providing the link sources beneath each photo.  You just need to click on the images to see a larger view.










In past recent posts, I have shared the art of Connie Bowen.  Now I will introduce to you another artist...Shelagh Duffett.  (for those who are unfamiliar with her art).  I am thoroughly enchanted with her art and am sharing one with you all today.  


Thank you all so much for visiting me here!  I always appreciate and enjoy reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share.

25 comments:

  1. J'aime beaucoup cette petite image de Shelagh Duffet
    merci Linda, bon dimanche
    Laurence

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  2. I believe we got a slinky for Christmas the first year they came out. They fascinated my dad.

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  3. Bonsoir Linda,
    Voir le Slinky me rapelle de beaux souvenirs d'enfances et j'aime beaucoup la toile de Shelag Duffet ♥

    Bisous

    Manon

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  4. My husband, Bill, is a long haul trucker. He learned the trick about wrapping bananas by accident. It does work! Love the cat art!

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  5. I like the bagpipe song! The title sounds like a funeral song, but it does have a fast tempo.I am off to find the words.

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  6. I like Shelagh's work. And that bagpipe tune of course is quite well known.

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  7. In the 2nd Ace Ventura movie he uses a slinky on one of the giant south american pyramids and it stops at the very last step.

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  8. Amazin thoughts. I wish I can print all the quotes and hang them on the wall:)

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  9. Hello Linda!
    Marvellous videos and pictures, but, specifically the video about The Alzeimer has moved me a lot. I'll probably be more sensiive about this problem.

    XXX

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  10. Hello Linda! I like the tip about a way of keeping your bananas for longer and thanks for featuring the artist and one of her paintings. Bless you.

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  11. That is probably one of the most moving A's advertisements I've seen...so beautiful and yet so sad. I remember that Slinky advertisement, and another lovely painting...Happy day Linda

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  12. Touching video, Linda..., the commercial...
    Little things, yes..., 'we' notice them...
    Lie(f)s.

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  13. That's interesting regarding the bananas. I put mine in the fridge when they start to get too ripe.

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  14. Got a good laugh from the first vide, the second video brought tears to my old eyes, I had a slinky when I was a child, the pictures in the bagpipe video were great as were all the quotes. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  15. I'm wondering if preserving the bananas longer means I won't be getting any banana bread?

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  16. thanks for sharing the work of Shelagh Duffett, another artist that I'm not familiar with :)

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  17. Thailand...one of the countries forever in my mind since visiting there many times in my life. Thanks for stirring some great memories my friend.

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  18. la Slinky pub est très bien realisée Linda

    have a nice day

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  19. I have had my share of slinky's. always loved playing with them .
    Wonderful Thai commercial.

    Great post, as always Linda.

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  20. The Scottish bagpipe, is my favorite music instrument Linda, "Amazing crace " is also beautiful on it. Thanks for sharing. Greetings from Edward.

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  21. Merci pour ce bon moment! Bisous tout doux et bon dimanche dans la tendresse!

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  22. I like all the cop jokes.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  23. (^‿^) ❀❀ ✿ ❁

    Coucou et MERCI chère Linda pour cette superbe publication !!!
    J'aime venir sur ton blog ! C'est BEAU !
    GROS BISOUS ensoleillés d'Asie !

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  24. Thank you Linda, for the wonderful photos and videos.. Also for introducing this amazing artist!
    Wishing you a wonderful day... Love the Bagpipes!
    fondly,
    Penny

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