Follow Friday – Rainbows and a Violet Sky

We’ve finally had some rain in our dry, dry Valley. It’s not much, but we’ll take it. One night after the rain started to clear up and the sun began to set, the sky turned violet and a rainbow (two, even) appeared.

Have a great weekend.

What is Follow Friday? It’s a Twitter meme that I have taken a couple steps further.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here.


JRehling “Why do the stars shine, Daddy?” “A proton-proton fusion chain in the stars’ core. Goodnight.”

Soulsmithy Why do people ask each other questions on net forums that can easily be answered by Google? (I should google that.)

saraschaefer1 A sea lion bit Shakira. I really hope she turns into a weresealion next full moon.

SDenckhoff Made one kid finish their milk, while another left a full glass. On a small & insignificant scale, this is what cops must feel like.

premmeridian Happy Cheap Chocolate Day! It is also our payday, a coincidence that improves my life ~ 41%.

Pamfuscious Catch you guys later- I need to go to the salon and intervene in my eyebrows’ reunification plot.

sarcasmically When should I start prepping for the cross-country flight we are taking with three kids? Do I need to buy alcohol for the whole plane?

InfiniteChicken Just tried to smile at a lady and it came off like a snarl; I just terrified a stranger!

danforthfrance Starting a petition to put my cat on the American flag.

BridgetCallahan Boiling water with 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp honey, and 2 large chunks of ginger floating around. GUESS WHAT TASTES WEIRD.

JoeVelouria Remember that song “Rockin’ Robin?” Fuck that song.

TheRedQueen My phone just tried to auto correct slumber to slutzberger.

lauracope from a cooking school’s press release comes the phrase “master bakers.”

Sigafoos Alternate street slang for recreational Novocain usage: the n train, riding the Chevy Nova, eating a voca burger.

Toaster_Pastry Working on Valentine’s love poem for wife: “Remember that guy with the snotsicle. It was fantastical.”

iboudreau My little brother’s suggestion for a new Walking Dead title: “Two And A Half Eaten Men.”

johnmoeI hope everyone has a restful and oblivious Valiumtime Day.

Greeblemonkey And match it to Ryan Gosling’s. RT @toddmarrone: Pinterest is a great way to synchronize your periods!

LouisPeitzman MY KLOUT SCORE IS 74. #candyheartrejects

owlparliament I’M OVULATING #candyheartrejects

NoPattern ‘You have a dynamic and robust social media presence’ #candyheartrejects

emergingdzns Got batteries? #CandyHeartRejects

MikeWehner BE MY EX #candyheartrejects

adamsbaldwin I’ll Be In My Bunk #CandyHeartRejects

Evil_Dumbledore Roses are red, violets are blue, does this cloth smell, like chloroform to you? #candyheartrejects

SimonMaloy #1 3rd Wife #candyheartrejects

owlparliament HETERONORMATIVE #candyheartrejects

thejohnblog UR MOM DIED #candyheartrejects

RideOrDiePudge LADIES: Tell your man this is going to be a Sex Free Valentine’s Day with the gift of Charlie Brown boxer shorts.

JRehling Instead of Cupid, I was shot by Ares today, and filled with an insatiable desire to wage war. Taking the day off work to make a shield.

davepell I’m waiting for just the perfect Valentine’s Day message to retweet to my wife.

FakeAPStylebook Despite widespread confusion, the proper spelling is “Valentimes Day.”

fleshcake Bet this squirrel would hold still if he knew how good he’d look in the tiny skinny jeans I made him.

thegrumbles “I’m going to a Valentine party tomorrow.” – my kid, who is not, to my knowledge, going to a Valentine’s party.

HecklersDelight My phone just auto corrected “Ok” to “Oink” in response to my wife. Nice knowing you.

JoeVelouria Did anybody else wake up feeling comforted by the electromagnetic pulse David Bowie’s junk is sending through the earth’s troposphere today?

helgagrace They are going to “start talking about triangles” this week at my son’s day care. I am planning on singing “Triangle Man” at least 10 times.

Leemanish You don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater – because, hello?! THEY’RE COMPOSTABLE YOU FASCIST!!

DamonLindelof Haven’t seen DOWNTON ABBEY, but from the grumbling on my feed, sounds like they just explained how that big-hatted old lady got her tattoos.

Molly_Kats I slipped on ice outside a crowded Starbucks and brought sexy back.

DoubleBerg426 “Here’s something important. Kidding! It’s from Old Navy.” – Email

oodja Lessons learned from Pixar’s Up: 1. Shit happens, 2. You’re never too old to have an adventure, 3. Everything is better with a talking dog

theneener OH: You’re getting a raise… in sandwiches!

KayHalvy Have they made a Pez dispenser that looks like a butt? Now THAT I’d buy.

TheNextMartha Does Locks of Love take chin hair?

tommycm did we ever find out who let the dogs out?

thejohnblog I thought my co-worker was singing a Bon Iver song but turns out he was just yawning.

adambuckled I like how coffee doesn’t try to fix me. It just understands.

Angel__Bee I bet the German language has a swear word for when you stab yourself in the eye while applying mascara

duckyouforever A cat vomited outside my door and someone put a towel over it. It would appear that chivalry is not dead.

LotusCarroll “My testicles look like almonds.” Really? Nobody tells you your kids are going to say stuff like this. Or how hard it will be not to laugh.

Patrixmyth When you think about it, doesn’t RIP really mean, ‘I hope you don’t turn into a zombie?’ #3aminsights

goodinthestacks “Kristen Stewart is a good actress because she looks like she is going to throw up but then doesn’t throw up. That’s acting.” @heyjenray

Sigafoos Toddler Jesus took one diaper bag of yogurt melts and diapers and fed and clothed an entire story time.

LaurenGberg Conversation Hearts are the Yahoo Answers of candy.

ColinCurtisKS Every time I log in on Facebook I feel like I’m looking at one giant spam email.

J__Swift Oh, cute. One of my neighbors is learning to play the violin. He probably won’t fight back very hard when I slap him with the bow.

joeschmitt The fact that no one has gone back and stopped Hitler makes me think the future is full of anti-Semites.

ryankresse Never mind the machines, when are people going to become self-aware?

MassageByTed Ask your therapist if reading a novel about the end of civilization is right for you.

sbellelauren how about dance dance american revolution same game but if you miss a step you get shot with a musket

notthatkendall I am looking for my cell phone while holding my cell phone and also I am ready for my lobotomy.

reneekristine I think my favorite thing about “Drive” is how long everyone can go without blinking.

davepell How is the show “Storage Wars” not about Google Drive vs Dropbox vs iCloud?

mermaidpants I’m not sure how my cat manages to sit on my lap before I even sit down.

johnmoe If Care Bears are inherently caring due to their species, then they have no free will and their benevolence is just a survival adaptation.

redsesame Just found a page of notes from Dec, featuring phrases “the fuzzy side of Velcro” and “campfire DANCE PARTY.” Your guess is as good as mine.

Bagyants On her Valentine’s card I wrote “You’re batshit crazy, but you’re my crazy.” Romance.

Anon_o_Mom If you want the government to stay out of your religion, you’re going to have to keep your religion out of the government.

elliemce I scoffed far too vehemently at spending $5 for one pack of post-it notes for someone who didn’t live through the depression.

Molly_Kats Guys are so lucky they don’t have to rearrange their boobs when they sleep on their stomach.

crunchyvtmommy Dropping an iPad one ones foot is the ultimate first world problem.

JohnFugelsang A guarantee of no sex, your Yoda impression is.

ProfessorSnack The hobo part of me wants to ride the rails. The sensible part of me says, the rails are probably cold & you only have on one layer of pants

robdelaney I hate the term “home wrecker.” I prefer “beef thief.”

philizzo We’re just some CEOs, standing in front of a central banker, asking him to love them #Fedvalentines

moorehn My debt to your love has no ceiling. #Fedvalentines

ABWashBureau You’re a systemic risk… to my heart. #Fedvalentines

jberthume Hey girl, my interest rate in you is 100% and unlikely to change in the next three fiscal quarters. #fedvalentines

sgnp I’m glad that my kid is smart enough to figure some things out on her own because it’s a pain in the ass to try and teach her anything.

alanbeattie I’d like to borrow you overnight and then hold you to maturity #FedValentines

sarcasmically A basset hound flapping his ears in his sleep > everything else

RideOrDiePudge Yes I’d have Monday morning sex…if you were a nude Levar Burton riding a white steed across a Reading Rainbow and into my bedroom window.

adiopink I let in a neighbor dog then kicked him out after 10 minutes, to show the resident pets their positions are tenuous

badbanana I’ll probably be a pretty successful ghost someday since I already refuse to leave the house.

eshep My kids were given a ‘Smile, Jesus Loves You’ boomerang. It’s stuck on the roof. There’s a joke in there somewhere.

Smethanie Think about how much more stressful life’s most stressful moments would be if accompanied by the running-out-of-time music in Mario Bros.

biorhythmist When I was your age we had ONE browser tab we all had to share and we LIKED it

What is Follow Friday? It’s a Twitter meme that I have taken a couple steps further.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness here.

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