Sesame Street HubNuggets: A Tale of Two Grovers
Sweepin’ those clouds away;
On my way
To where the air is sweet;
Can you tell me how to get,
How to get
To Sesame Street?"
Children's happy voices, singing along to their favorite TV show's catchy theme, wafted up to where Simone Smith lay sunbathing on her secluded balcony. She stretched luxuriously and rolled over to check her tan, smoothing lotion on her nicely-browning torso. She'd spent the week sight-seeing, sampling the local night life, lazing on warm, sandy beaches, and relaxing in the shade of her private cabana, sipping tall, iced, fresh fruit juice concoctions. "What a wonderful holiday," she mused as she dozed off again. "Too bad it's ending. I met a dreamy actor last night - what's his name? Karan Singh Grover? Mmmm... Grover..."
A Tale of Two Grovers
"Miss... Miss? Here is your cocktail, Miss." The scratchy voice was somehow familiar. "It is I, Grover, here to fulfill your every desire..."
Simone peered through one slitted eye. The figure looming over her, silhouetted against the sun, seemed to waver in the heat. "Karan?" Simone asked hopefully, her mind still on the sexy heart-throb of last evening.
The figure leaned closer, resolving into a fuzzy, blue face, watermelon-slice grin, and a huge, bright red nose. "It is I, Grover!" the Muppet said, proffering a brilliantly blue cocktail.
A Little Theme Music...
Classic Sesame Street sketch - The Banana
Simone in Sesame Street Wonderland
Hey, Gal, there's a HubNuggets list in your ear...
Simone sipped her cocktail as the little Muppet rushed to plump her pillows and fetch her sandals. "The cherry on my cocktail's fruit-pick is almost the same color as Grover's nose," she thought, bemused.
Feeling a bit disoriented, Simone's attention was drawn by raised voices on the terrace below, where KoffeeKlatch Gals and RedElf were engrossed in heated discussion. ...at least, it sounded like them, but they certainly looked different....
"You have the HubNuggets list in your ear, Gal," said RedElf. To Simone, RedElf sounded almost uptight.
"What did you say, Elfie?" asked Gal, grinning.
"Well, at least Gal sounds cheerful, even if she can't hear anything with that list in her ear," thought Simone.
"Gal, you have the HubNuggets list in your ear, Gal! " RedElf shouted. "Why do you have the HubNuggets list in your ear? We need to read and vote."
"I can't hear you, Elfie," said Gal. "I have a HubNuggets list in my ear!" Removing the list and holding it out, Gal continued, "Here, Elfie, we need to read and vote."
Which one of this week's Family and Parenting nominees is your favorite?
- 11% Genealogy Research at a Distance for Beginners
- 46% A Table of Memories: A Memorial for My Grandma
- 11% Baby names - Beautiful Russian names - how to pronounce and transcription
- 19% Avoiding a Nightmare: Tips to Preventing SIDS
- 8% Geneological Clan Research- How to begin Building a Family Tree
- 5% Not Your Mother's Diet - The Cure for Eating Issues- Childhood Obesity & Adult Disordered Eating
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Family and Parenting Nominees
- Genealogy Research at a Distance for Beginners
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- A Table of Memories: A Memorial for My Grandma
In memory of my Grandmother.
- Baby names - Beautiful Russian names - how to pronounce and transcription
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Classic Sesame Street sketch - The Count
No sooner had they read and voted, than Enelle Lamb came swooping in. "Swooping? Why's Enelle swooping about, and wearing that cloak?" Simone wondered.
Moments later, Patty Inglish, MS wandered by carrying a plate of HubNuggets, "...and looking very googlie-eyed, blue and fuzzy," thought Simone.
"Patty, let me count your 'Nuggets!" Enelle laughed menacingly. "Muuu-ah-ah-ah!"
Simone ducked as a peal of thunder shook the terrace and the effulgent glare of lightning dazzled her eyes.
"No, me want read and vote," said Patty, covering her HubNuggets protectively with one large, furry, blue paw.
"Count the HubNuggets!" Enelle insisted.
"Read and vote!"
"Why don't you co-operate!" Simone shouted over the peals of thunder. "Enelle can count the HubNuggets, then Patty can read and vote."
"Good idea!" Patty was pleased with the compromise.
"Let's all count the HubNuggets," said Enelle. "Then we can read and vote together!"
Which one of this week's Education and Science nominees is your favorite?
- 14% HAARP Isn't Just for Angels
- 10% Why do we study? A view through the eyes of a British student
- 28% Introduce your Child to a Foreign Language
- 28% 1898: The Year of Gaining Power
- 14% 10 Tips for Successful Online Learning
- 7% School's Out! Ways to Continue Learning During Summer Vacation
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Education and Science Nominees
- Introduce your Child to a Foreign Language
Learning a language at an early age can produce many benefits for your child. There has been a lot of research in this area and the results are overwhelmingly positive. Learning a second or even third language...
- 10 Tips for Successful Online Learning
While online learning is not new, the amount of students turning to this form of education is. Since most formal education takes place in a classroom from pre-K to senior year in high school, students are...
Classic Sesame Sketch - Grover Serves Soup
Waiter, I can't read my HubNugget...
Her ears still ringing, Simone turned from the happy pair on the terrace below. "What now, Grover?"
The little blue Muppet bustled from table to table, white napkin over his arm. "Grover will be right with you, Miss. One moment, please."
"When did my balcony become a dining room full of hungry Muppets?" Though baffled by the transformation, Simone decided she might as well grab a bite. Sitting at a nearby table, she tried to catch Grover's attention.
"One moment, Miss. Grover will be right with you," said the Muppet as he hurried towards a table where Maddie Ruud, ripplemaker and ladyjane1 waited.
As Grover deposited a stack of papers on their table and started to rush away, ripplemaker stopped him with a polite smile. "I'm sorry, waiter," she said. "I can't read these HubNuggets."
"Of course, Madam - the font is too small. Let me get you some hubs with a larger type-face." Grover whisked the pages from the table and hurried off. Moments later, he returned. "Here you are, Madam. Larger fonts all around."
"Waiter, we can't read these HubNuggets," said ladyjane1, stopping Grover before he could rush away.
"Certainly, Madam." Grover glanced at the pages. "The type face is too large now. It is a bit blurry. Grover will fix that!" The harried Muppet snatched the pages and bustled off.
Returning moments later, he plunked down a new batch of HubNuggets, and was about to leave when Maddie stopped him. "Waiter, we can't read these Hubnuggets."
Before Grover could snatch away the HubNuggets again, Maddie added, "The pages are all mixed up - would you please help us sort them out?"
Grover laughed in relief. "Of, course, Madam. Grover understands the problem now. We will co-operate, and sort the pages together. Then we can all read and vote!"
Which one of this week's Food and Cooking nominees is your favorite?
- 9% Barbecue Sauce Recipes for the Summer Grilling Season
- 53% How to Make Chinese Hot Pot at Home for A Gathering Night
- 9% How to make French Bread from Scratch
- 6% I Know My Coffee
- 9% Is Your Food Safe?
- 15% Solar Cooking Accessories
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Food and Cooking Nominees
- How to make French Bread from Scratch
How to make home made french bread from scratch Making French Bread from scratch is one of the best tasting French Bread's you will ever eat! Not only will you be saving money from your local grocery...
- Is Your Food Safe?
In this day and age, worldwide, people are concerned about just how safe the food they are eating, actually is. With the recent e.coli outbreak in Europe and past cases of Salmonella in North America,...
- Solar Cooking Accessories
You can, of course, do some basic solar cooking with very few accessories. In fact, a Mason jar, turkey bag, and windshield reflector are all you need to heat soup or cook beans. When if comes to...
Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?
The insistent ringing of a telephone coaxed Simone awake. Groggily, she pressed the receiver to her ear. "Front Desk calling, Miss Smith - your luncheon engagement is here... a Mr. Grover."
"Oh, no!" Simone groaned silently. Aloud she asked, "Short, blue, and furry?"
"Ah, no..." The voice sounded confused. "Mr. Karan Singh Grover, the actor."
"OMG! Tall, dark, and dreamy, with six-pack abs!" Simone was wide awake now.
"...and you have an overseas call waiting - Mr. Jason Menayan," the voice continued.
"Please tell Mr. Grover I'll be down in ten minutes, and let Jason know I'll return his call directly after lunch, " said Simone as she flew into action. Replacing the receiver in its cradle, she grabbed her new sarong and headed for the shower, singing happily as she contemplated spending the afternoon with a very different Grover from the blue one of her dream. "I do hope he's as much fun, though..."
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