the daily purge 8-11-16

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It’s a jigsaw puzzle. It has 1,000 pieces. Put together properly it presents a pretty picture of a mountain reflecting off a lake, and the lake has some grub on it. I first thought those were brown ducks then they looked like water-based plants. That’s probably what they are but if I’m even a little wrong then that’ll raise a hullabaloo across this wide internet of ours and The Purging Lutheran is just not up for that today. Calling it ‘grub’ is my lazy way of being lazy.

Proverbs 13:4   The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.

Wikipedia claims that a British fella named John Spilsbury (no relation to The Pillsbury’s Doughboy – you know that’s what you were thinking) invented the first jigsaw puzzle. I suspect if anyone dug around long enough they’d find jigsaw puzzles were invented by the Chinese, inventors of many maddening small-pieced tile games requiring brains ruled by detail and concentrative powers. Perfect for My Sweet Rib. She probably bought this at a Holy Cross gararge sale but she’ll never have to buy an other ever again. She now has a wizz-bang jigsaw puzzle application on her I-pad and spends about 60 minutes a day pushing pieces across the screen. It fulfills her need for order while living in a post-Monica Geller environment.

1 Corinthians 14:40 But all things should be done decently and in order

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