can also mean ‘above and beyond’ the obvious skinny. Not to disparage skinny, of course. Some of my best friends are a bit skinny, and some are a bit fat. Me? I fit somewhere in between, and by pure good something my weight now is the same as when I left navy decades ago.


here’s an uptake. Though not really a photo per se (it’s a screenshot, so it’s almost legal for the Challenge) …



to yer more normal take on narrow—

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—all them wee blobular things have the narrowest of perches, no?

And while we’re in the garden, what could be more appropriate than the crooked narrow legs of a real bee—

the bee

—being about his business. Her business. Dammit … what life is this, if full of care—we have no time to stand and stare? Yeah, right—now go tell it to the bees.

Or the mush rooms …

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It’s amazing, Nature’s infinite adaptation to circumstances. Take that mushie on the left, for example; in the full bloom of youth and like any vacuum expanding to fill the space available. Now take that long thin (narrow, anyone?) mushie on the right. Quite a different approach, enforced by circumstances—but is it downhearted?

I’d say not …

We duz the best we can with the hand we’re dealt, and who could complain then?


Boom boom~!



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