Sharpettes and Annie Ruth’s Truths, December

I began creating what I call Sharpettes over 30 years ago. As a speaker and writer they became my own way of sharpening my understanding of the meaning, power, and energy of a single word. I am sharing them publicly now in hopes that you will enjoy them as much as I have enjoyed creating them.

The first line is the word.
The second line defines or describes the word twice, 4 syllables for each attempt. You may place a comma or semi-colon between each attempt. So, the second line has a total of 8 syllables.
The third line is a simile. It always begins with the word “Like”, and paints a picture of the word in 10 or 11 syllables.

On some Sharpettes the 4th or 5th syllable of the third line will rhyme with the word on the first line itself. This can yield another insight into the word chosen, and provides a unique and fun poetic challenge.

Enjoy!
David

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Celebration

Festive event; To honor, praise
Like an acknowledgment with parties and joy.

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Annie Ruth & David Sharp
Annie Ruth’s Truths are my renderings of folk wisdom and country common sense, gained from a lifetime of listening to my mom, who has a unique way with words, as well as a witty, joyous and playful attitude to go with it! Always fun or sassy, they tell the truth and can make you laugh, shake your head and go “Hmph!” or even make you shout, “Whaaat?!”

A friend of Annie Ruth was planning a party. The friend was at least 20 years younger than Annie. She told Annie Ruth, who was now 81 years old, she was going to start at 7:00 pm, and hoped Annie and some of her other pals could come. Annie said she and the women she would bring were too old for 7:00 pm parties. She told her friend that she needed to be home before it got dark, and would be in bed by 9:00 pm. She suggested that if her friend really wanted her to be there, then she should start the party at 5:00 pm. “Five?!”, the friend exclaimed. “Yes,” Annie explained, with a wry smile. “That way we can come, even if we’re leaving while everyone else is coming.”

Tap Into Transformation, December

COME AND TAP DANCE!
JOIN US FOR FUN, FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION
This month’s theme: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Christmas Dreams

December 16, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Viriditas Studio
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

WHAT ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS DREAMS? Bring your cheer and the gift of who you are to this month’s Tap Into Transformation, and together we will open our hearts and tap dance to some really fun and jolly holiday music. Wear your sparkly holiday attire and be ready to let your star shine bright! This will be a merry and special evening you won’t want to miss. You will go home flying like Rudolph and feeling on top of the world, empowered to manifest your Christmas dreams. Our meal will be flown in from the North Pole courtesy of Santa Claus!

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WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

To Reserve Tickets: 1-888-612-8189
Or online at: www.viriditasllc.com

$25.00 At the door
$20.00 Online or phone reservation
$5.00 Discount for students

Ticket includes dinner

New Year’s Eve Celebration!

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A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM DAVID SHARP
Greetings! I am sending you a special invitation to join me on NEW YEAR’S EVE in my premiere performance as the new vocalist with Mass Hipsteria!

MAKE YOUR PLANS NOW!

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Saturday, Dec 31
New Year’s Eve 2016 into 2017 with Mass Hipsteria!

Genre: Dance/R&B
Two Shows:
3-Course Dinner & Show 6:30pm-9:30pm
Ring In the New Year Show 10:00pm – 12:30am
Mass Hipsteria, Denver Metro’s hottest horn band, draws inspiration from the great horn bands of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and 2000 decades, playing classic and contemporary Motown, R&B, Funk, Soul and Rock hits. Mass Hipsteria’s 5-piece horn section, tight, groovin’ rhythm and incredible vocals will make any event the best ever!

First Seating – 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
3-Course Dinner
Champagne Toast
$70 per person *includes gratuity

Second Seating – 10:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Ring in the New Year Show
Champagne Toast
$35 per person admission

Nissi’s
2675 Northpark Dr.,
Lafayette, CO 80022
(303) 665-2757
info@nissis.com