SFG: nice

The challenge word on sugarfrostedgoodness.com is “nice”. Syd Barrett was a founding member of Pink Floyd. He provided the musical direction and psychedelic influence in the band’s early work. He recorded two albums with Pink Floyd and two solo releases before mental illness and heavy drug use put him into a self-imposed seclusion lasting more …

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SFG: yummy

The sugarfrostedgoodness.com current challenge is “yummy”. For this uncharacteristically cheerful illustration, I took my inspiration from Dr. Seuss. Here’s my original story of “Mister McBaker O’Frosting Moran” Mister McBaker O’Frosting Moran Baked one thousand cakes and used only one pan He concocted pink cupcakes And yellow and blue But he used just one pan Not …

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SFG: comfortable

If you are too young to remember when “The Tonight Show“  was hosted by Johnny Carson, then you probably don’t remember Myron Cohen. Myron Cohen was a textile salesman working in New York City’s “Garment District“. Early in his career, he developed client relationships by telling jokes. Pretty soon, his jokes became more popular than …

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Monday Artday and SFG: olympics

The challenge word this week on both Monday Artday and sugar frosted goodness is “olympics”. There are things I don’t  like. I don’t like being manipulated and told what to like. The media in the United States has been manipulating and telling us what to like for years. The influence of the US media combined …

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SFG: mischief

The current challenge word on sugarfrostedgoodness.com is “mischief”. In Northeast Philadelphia where I grew up, as in most places thoughout the United States, the night before Hallowe’en was recognized as “Mischief Night”. In the 1960s, the time in which I grew up, the so-called mischief was usually of the “prank” variety and, for the most part, …

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