Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Signs of Our Times

I woke up early today to drive my husband to the train station. What a good wife. He's working downtown this week and taking the train is a lot easier than driving.

Because I don't visit the train station myself too often, I had forgotten about this sign until I saw it again today.


In 1979 my town in Illinois created a "Kissing Zone" and a  "No-Kissing Zone" at the local train station in response to complaints about traffic jams at the station caused by couples taking too long to kiss their goodbyes at the drop-off point. Seriously, LOL.


They were probably all newlyweds. I wasn't living here then but I'm pretty sure I would have been one of the cars honking at the kissers. I heard that the UK has now created their own no-kissing signs.



I don't have anything quilting related to talk about, other than my new DOLL QUILT CLUB  which some of you may have heard about before on this blog, LOL. So I got to thinking about funny signs and thought I'd entertain you with a few others I spotted recently that are near and dear to my heart. This one is especially relevant lately . . .



Cafe Press has some of the best signs and many of these sayings can be found on t-shirts, bags or mugs.




 Have a good week! Maybe I'll get motivated and clean my house!

16 comments:

  1. Looks like a might have to take a visit to the local station to see these new UK signs. I will post if I see one.
    I wonder if singles stand there hoping that someone will come along.

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  2. I also dreamed my house was cleaned...and then I wake up....Tomorrow ....I will start .....or the day after tomorrow..;o)

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  3. Too funny....your post and Sue's 'wonder'!!! I'm not sure if my house will ever be clean again. Reading blogs is way too addictive!

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  4. Love the signs. Have a wonderful week.

    Hugs~Becky

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  5. Thanks for making me laugh today.

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  6. Cleaning house is a VICIOUS INFINITE REGRESS!!

    I love your post! :)

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  7. I dream every day about having a clean house. Never happens though! I think that all those signs are great! My son is going off to college after this coming year. I see a fabric closet in my future! LOL

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  8. The signs are really great - thanks for giving me a laugh today!!

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  9. Thanks for the laugh, always welcome !
    My home is upside down with my 2 girls just coming back home, the cars full of their stuff after 1 year living far away... Clean house ? In september maybe, children away again. So I try not to care too much, I love when all my children are all home, despite the things everywhere...

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  10. I've never heard of a no kissing zone!! Too funny!!

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  11. Yes, haven't you heard? All of us in Illinois are very, very passionate--we need signs to calm us down, LOL.

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  12. Thanks for the smile Kathleen. The signs are just great. I keep dreaming about a clean house, maybe tomorrow.....

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  13. Beautiful signs. I had a good laugh about them. Thanks for sharing.
    hugs from the Netherlands

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  14. Kathy, I just finished the first doll quilt from the club. Visit AnneElizablog.blogspot.com to see a picture. I love the way it turned out - thanks!

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  15. I just found your blog and enjoyed reading the past couple of months. The train station in the above photo looked familiar..... I live in Lincolnshire during the winter/IN during the summer. Small world.

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