Category Archives: fear

trepidation.

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(not me, but a cute model displaying my level of trepidation about going to my dentist,

and me exactly, if i was a goat with braces, tiny horns, and yellowing teeth.)

 

i finally got the call i’d been fearing for months

my dentist was beginning to reschedule appointments

cancelled due to coivd

and i was on the list!

i showed up

with gritted teeth and edgy nerves

as every dental visit begins for me

 as we went through all of the safety protocol

leading up to my virus-abbreviated visit

i realized there could be worse things

 still didn’t relax

until it was over

but at least

i was healthy.

had a very kind dentist.

and had teeth.

and no braces.

and no horns.

 

“before I got into rock n’ roll, I was going to be a dentist.”

-gregg allman

 

 

 

image credit: funnycity.com

between terror and fear.

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maintain a distance of at least one alligator between each other. 

Officials all over the country can’t stop emphasizing the importance of practicing social distancing to slow down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Now leaders in Leon County, Florida, are giving people an interesting visual to help them maintain the proper distance from others.

“This is a reminder that during COVID 19, please remember to keep at least 1 large alligator between you and everyone else at all times,” Leon County said on Facebook.

To slow the spread, officials are enforcing stay-at-home orders and urging citizens to practice social distancing, by standing 6 feet apart.

“i’m also fascinated by the difference between terror and fear. 

fear says, “do not actually put your hand in the alligator,”

while terror says, “avoid florida entirely because alligators exist.”

 

-mira grant

 

 

 

credits: CNN, Alaa Elassar

walking heads.

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update on the talking heads –

seems they’ve become the walking heads.

and may have found me.

asking me to step up

to become their new organizer

as i am 

one of the ‘top members’ of the group

though i never joined

only looked upon it in horror.

i may have to move.

Hi Beth Kennedy,

Ferris stepped down from organizing Learn and practice Ventriloquism and puppet skills.

You are one of the top members of this Meetup, so I think you have what it takes to be a great organizer. Stepping up would help ensure that this community continues to survive past Thu Sep 6.

You can step up as organizer here:  _________________

Best Regards,
Meetup Community Experience Team

“no, because I am not a ventriloquist.”
-russell bank

 

image credit: vintage pinterest

talking heads.

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*LEARN AND PRACTICE VENTRILOQUISM AND PUPPET SKILLS!

(*This offer recently popped up on my local Meetup Group feed, inviting me to join. It would be one of my worst nightmares. Hopefully, the puppets don’t know where I live.)

‘This group is for anyone who wants to learn to do ventriloquism. After buying a puppet and learning to do ventriloquism, I decided to form this group.We will go through all the basics. I have a guide that will help us and we will follow the lessons. I will only use the skills from the best ventriloquists in the country. This group is something that I have wanted to get together for a long time. This group is open to the public. ‘

noooooooooooooo……..

“here’s something you never hear:

now that i’ve worked through all my emotional issues,

i’m free to dedicate my life to ventriloquism!”

– dana gould

 

 

 

image credits: google images