Down For The Count Meaning: Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so. – No I would like to see WIN WIN for all I deal with.
Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt. Yes. I did not get to my target of weight loss as 31st July deadline ended. Need to go back again to drawing board. SEt new date, do something different. Something more. something less. Growth has occured. Now time to shrink.
Cry Wolf Meaning: Someone that calls for help when it is not needed. Someone who is lying. Hmmm. No comment
A Dime a Dozen Meaning: Something that is extremely common. Yes Random, mundane people who I try to make them do extra so they turn Extraordinary.
Cut To The Chase Meaning: To get to the point, leaving out all of the unnecessary details. I like this. Always hit the nail on the head.
Keep On Truckin’ Meaning: To keep going, pressing forward; never stopping. Yes that’s who I am. A Trucker 1
Right Off the Bat Meaning: Immediately, done in a hurry; without delay. Call it impulse, or whatever, I call it quick finishiative.
Wouldn’t Harm a Fly Meaning: Nonviolent; someone who is mild or gentle. Hmmms…
Fish Out Of Water Meaning: Someone being in a situation that they are unfamiliar or unsuited for. I follow WEan to WIN strategy in my coaching/ mentoring and couldn’t care more
Playing Possum Meaning: Pretending to be dead, or to be deceitful about something. I hate pretenders, hypocrites, pseudos and make it known from the rooftop!.
I’m Out! – A Didactic Cinquain
Snapping, walloping shock, humungous banging
Such feelings of pain
The Sarcastic And Thundery Best Friend
A Poem by Jay
Whose best friend is that? I think I know.
Its owner is quite angry though.
She was cross like a dark potato.
I watch her pace. I cry hello.
She gives her best friend a shake,
And screams I’ve made a bad mistake.
The only other sound’s the break,
Of distant waves and birds awake.
The best friend is sarcastic, thundery and deep,
But she has promises to keep,
Tormented with nightmares she never sleeps.
Revenge is a promise a girl should keep.
She rises from her cursed bed,
With thoughts of violence in her head,
A flash of rage and she sees red.
Without a pause I turned and fled.
With thanks to the poet, Robert Frost, for the underlying structure.
I use this small hack I call as Tantra whenever I have a Bad BAd or Sad SAD day.
Someone once gifted me a Bible, and I have a childhood ShrimadbhagwatGita.
I open a page to read a Verse or a Shloka.
Yesterday, was one such day. I went to my daily morning walks and stopped for taking some change at the Tea Shop. The devout guy was lighting Agarbatti/ Incense to Lord Ganpati, Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Lakshmi. I said, Good Omen ( Yes, even a Skeptic on a bad bad sad sad day can become believer ! ).
I read the following
2 Kings 2:18Passage: When they returned to Elisha, who was staying in Jericho, he said to them, “Didn’t I tell you not to go?”
And from Gita came
dhyaayato vishayaanh pumsah sangasteshhupajaayate |
sangaath samjaayate kaamah kaamaath krodho abhijaayate ||
A Shloka – my father taught me at the Age 7.
When a person dwells longingly on sense objects, an inclination towards them is generated.
This inclination develops into desire and desire gives rise to anger.
I got my messages – Strong and Clear. By evening I had put them to use and had Peace of mind and a good night’s sleep. Everything became alright.
Wanna try – Please do. It works for me every time.
I like these randomly generated sentences. See what I fond today. They are great creativity exercise. Words in Bold are my thoughts. 🙂
The shooter says goodbye to his love.Well, Almost. The key word missing was trigger and I found the right trigger to do the Right things and took back my Good bye:)
She works two jobs to make ends meet; at least, that was her reason for not having time to join us.
The between the lines word reader, Mean Meaning Making mind of mine found something. Guess what? Ignore, Neglect to Kill ! 🙂 Happened to you any time? Well, it does happen to me all the time . 🙂
What was the person thinking when they discovered cow’s milk was fine for human consumption… and why did they do it in the first place!?
I found this sentence very interesting. Did you? Provokes thoughts, No? I am called a Provocative Coach, who challenges coachees, mentees all the time with such and other questions 🙂 🙂
To end, I know many in India consider it a Bad Omen if a Cat – especially a black cat crosses the road. This morning coming back from my walk, I noticed a Golden yellow colored cute cat, waiting to cross the road, I stopped in my tracks, the Skeptic in me said, “Move on, you are a skeptic, don’t have these thoughts, there is no such thing as BAD OMEN! ”
AND,…. What happened was hilarious…..
…………………… The Cute Golden Yellow color Cat
Simply nodded at me – as if saying – you cross first – I don’t believe in Bad Omens either 🙂
I crossed the road and saw the cat also coolly crossing the road. 🙂
Just wondering how well or badly the day pans out 🙂
Jack of All Trades Master of NoneMeaning: Having suitable skill in multiple things, but not being an expert in any of them.
Par For the CourseMeaning: What you would expect to happen; something normal or common.
Ring Any Bells?Meaning: Recalling a memory; causing a person to remember something or someone.
Mouth-wateringMeaning: Delicious; something that looks or tastes appetizing.
Swinging For the FencesMeaning: Giving something your all.
Down For The CountMeaning: Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so