I'm not a big TV watcher. Have a few shows on DVD that I prefer to watch over and over again, but while traveling last summer, I finally watched an episode of Holmes on Homes. Even where I'm living, I kept hearing, "Don't you know who he is? He's from CANADA!"
I thoroughly enjoyed the show and that night I learned what a scupper is - at least related to a home roof. Then I also learned it's actually a boating term. A "scupper" is a drain on a boat.
Which led to this fascinating bit of information - "If you're 'up to your scuppers' you're about to sink..."
It's been a busy time here at my desk. Lots of writing, not enough art, and general business taking up much of my day. There are moments I do indeed feel "up to my scuppers"!
But then that phrase makes me laugh out loud, and I return to the writing waiting for me.
And do it with a smile, too.
(Thanks, Uncle B.)
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