Friday, November 5, 2010

Different Views

Photo credit: Naval Historical Center
Said Tall to Small, “I envy you. No one is asking how’s the view? No remarks about basketball, and can you get that for me, Mr. Tall?”

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Said Small to Tall, “It’s the reverse for me. Hello down there, and names like Shrimp and Shorty. I still can’t eat shrimp - not cocktail or scampi.

Written for Flash Friday 55

17 comments:

  1. Good one - few people are quite happy with the way 'god' made them...

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  2. Those old pros and cons...and it must be frustrating to be very small or very tall...an extreme of anything in a world made for the inbetweens must be maddening.

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  3. Nobody's ever happy with themselves, are they? (LOL!)

    Cute 55, Linda!

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  4. pro's and con's on both sides...wouldn't love to have a bit a better view though...nice 55!
    my 55 is here

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  5. haha. the grass is not always greener...smiles.

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  6. Linda...?
    This was Great!
    I just LOVE Yin/Yang stories.
    Excellent 55...
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

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  7. gospelwriter- That's true. Thanks for the visit.

    Talon- I would imagine. I'm on the short side of the inbetweens, but taller than many.

    Eric Alder- Nah!

    Claudia- Yes there is. Everyone wants what they haven't got.

    Brian Miller- No it's certainly not.

    G-Man- Thanks, glad you enjoyed it. The 55's are such fun.

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  8. Sad we cannot be satisfied with our lot and that people must point out our differences.

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  9. Nice 55. I wrote one but did not post it. It is kind of lame, but I might still post it.

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  10. It truly is a matter of perspective. I'm on the shortcake side.

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  11. Love this. You know I have actually ASKED someone tall if they play basketball? (embarrassed) LOL!

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  12. Monkey Man- It's bad enough to be unhappy or self-conscious about ourselves, but when people point it out...

    Connie T.- Thanks. I think you should post yours. We're all just having fun here.

    Linda- Thanks. At least their not zombies. ;)

    Teresa- It is all in how you look at it, isn't it. Hope you don't get "shortcake" comments, though. It's one thing to say something about yourself; it's a different story when someone else says it.

    Katherine- I'm sure we've all said something to someone and didn't realize it might not be appreciated.

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  13. Why can't people just accept each other as they are without having to comment on the exterior? We are all made of love and light.

    Very excellent 55.

    xoxo

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  14. Hi Linda .. good reads .. the long and the short of it, or the tall and the short of it - but we are who we are .. and we need to laugh at ourselves .. and as Jannie says we are made of love and light ..

    Thanks - Hilary

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  15. Yep, the grass is ALWAYS greener on the other side.

    Funny thing about the photo you used. Earlier today, I saw two guys walk out of the subway together and one was like 6'5" and the other was no taller than 5'5"!

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  16. Jannie - playing catch up with my comments. I start out real good, and then drift off somewhere. Indeed we should accept each other as we are, but do we accept ourselves? It starts at home.

    Hilary- So true, but easier said than done sometimes.

    Mike- It does make us look twice, however innocent our thoughts.

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