I would like to thank Sally at Smiling Sally, our gracious "Blue Monday" hostess, for giving us an opportunity to share some of the blues around us.
Be sure and visit Sally to see the elegant blue and white bowl that was the first piece of her blue and white collection.
When I was considering subjects for my post today, it occurred to me how many ways the word "blue" is used in our everyday lives -- especially in expressions and in the titles of songs. For example, I'm sure we've all said or thought these words when trying in vain to make a point to someone who's just not getting it:
And then there's the expression we sometimes use to
describe the rarity of an event, "once in a ..."
The term "blue-collar" is derived from 19th century uniform dress codes of industrial workplaces.
times, we've all heard of these ...
And I never fail to think of this lady when I hear the expression ...
(which always runs through my head when
I participate in Sally's "Blue Mondays")
Singin' the Blues
Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain
Blue Suede Shoes
Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On
Blue Moon of Kentucky
My Blue Heaven
Red Roses for a Blue Lady
Song Sung Blue
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Forever in Blue Jeans
Blueberry Hill, and
I'm Mr. Blue
A few photos I've taken of "blue stuff" ...
Best wishes to you for a very happy Blue Monday. I hope you will visit Sally and the other participants to see the blues they are sharing today.