Saturday, May 17, 2014

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the emu a flightless Australian bird


image from google dot com

...The emu was very interested in dancing, so she flew down from her home beyond the clouds, and asked the birds if they would teach her to dance. A cunning old native companion replied: "We shall be very pleased to teach you our dances, but you could never learn with such long wings. If you like, we will clip them for you." The emu did not give much thought to the fact that short wings would never carry her home again. So great was her vanity that she allowed her wings to be clipped very short...read the whole story HERE

detention lines -
"the way of the transgressor..."
chalked on the black board

---- gillena cox

"The way of the Transgressor is exceedingly difficult " this was a frequent and favourite line given to kids in detention when i was a student at high school


I am blog hopping today at

6WS


The prompt at Nahaiwrimo today is emu, and i have double posted to my blog

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18 Comments:

OpenID ccchampagne said...

What a fascinating story! *smile*

3:59 PM  
Anonymous Tonya Jastad said...

Emu's are a very interesting bird!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Glad you enjoyed it CC

much love...

4:38 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Sure are Tony, thanks for dropping in

Much love...

4:39 PM  
Anonymous Ron. said...

Marvelous story. Thanks. All that talk of emu & emu egg made me hungry for an oversized omelette.

4:45 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Smiles, glad you dropped in Ron

much love...

5:14 PM  
Blogger Romi C said...

I read the entire story of the emu, and I felt sorry for the thoughtless bird.

Thank you for sharing this.

8:19 PM  
Blogger McGuffy Ann Morris said...

I think emu are interesting. Thanks for this story! Sounds like you spent time in detention. Oops.

12:23 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

i thought it a sad tale; Glad you dropped in Romi

much love...

10:03 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

yup(◕‿◕。) happy you dropped in Mc

much love...

10:06 AM  
Blogger Karen S. said...

They are wonderful to see!

10:28 AM  
Blogger Lorraine Renaud said...

ohhhhhhhhhhhh poor things....

12:25 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Karen

Much love...

7:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped by Lorraine

Much love...

7:52 PM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

Enjoyed the story.

Adelaide

10:39 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Adelaide

Much love...

9:20 AM  
Blogger Frieda said...

I like emus and that's such an interesting story about them!

3:33 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you stopped by Freida

much love...

10:17 AM  

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