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Another Legend Has Passed Away


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It’s a sad day in the geek world, as we learn that one of our beloved Sci-Fi actors has passed away. Leonard Nimoy did live long and prosper, and shall always remain in our hearts forever.

RIP Spock!

Doctor Who poem


For creative writing we are to write a short story or a poem. I’m not very good at writing poetry as I am in writing stories – long or short. I wrote a poem on Doctor Who, but am going to try my hand at writing a different poem for class. I will share with you the Doctor Who poem that I wrote.

Doctor Who

The last time lord saves Earth’s human race.

Travels to many planets in a ship that looks like a blue police box.

Time and relative dimension in space.

Better known as the Tardis.

 

His travel companions are almost always female.

Together they fight enemies that are odd, unique, and often scary.

Time is wibbly wobbly and nothing is impossible.

Take his hand and run fast.

Allons-y to the future or the past.

 

Fear the stone angels.

Don’t blink or you’ll die.

Cybermen will delete you.

While Daleks shout exterminate.

 

Don’t mind his attire.

Everything to him is cool.

He likes fezes and bowties.

A sonic screwdriver is not just a normal tool.

 

Runaway with the mad man in the box.

Be careful everyone dies.

Though the two heart Gallifreyan can regenerate.

He’s better than a cat with his eleven lives.

Elf on the Shelf


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I went to Barnes and Noble yesterday…old habits are hard to break; it’s next door to Toys R Us, the place I was actually destined to stop. I walked around the shelves, stopping by the Science Fiction, as always, and found a few Doctor Who books, as well as a few Supernatural books (also a TV show; both are my favorites). I picked out a Doctor Who book and started to look for Torchwood, they had several books the last time I was here, but I wasn’t able to get one at that time. I looked all around and even asked, but no luck, they were only on e-readers. No worries, I’ll just check Amazon and see what I can find.

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I continued walking around and ended up in the main center aisle where all the eye catchers are. Up front are the huge displays with the New Releases, then the tables with Best Sellers, and then the small tables with the holiday selections. I wasn’t interested in holiday selections, so I walked right passed it. Something familiar caught my eye. I turned, and there was a small display of the Elf on the Shelf. I let out a small laugh. There are two ornaments out for this little guy and two different books. I didn’t find the Elf on the Shelf itself, though I wouldn’t have bought it anyway, or would I?

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I’ve been reading about this little guy here and there and I know the Elf on the Shelf is supposed to keep an eye out around the house and report all naughtiness back to Santa, that’s the whole purpose. But, the funny stories parents share about the things they do with their Elf on the Shelf, had me laughing. Some share pictures, which were too funny. Some of them were like pulling pranks on their own kids. It’s almost better than watching the Jimmy Kimmel YouTube challenges. I thought to myself, how much fun this would be if I had more than one child. Actually, with my one child and the shenanigans she gets into, it would probably be a lot of fun…probably too much fun! My grandpa was well known for his practical jokes; maybe I too should get an Elf on the Shelf and have a few laughs myself. Many of my friends and some family members are getting one or already have one.

How long has Elf on the Shelf been out? Do you have an Elf on the Shelf?