Friday Fun: “Managing” Time?

Too much to do & not enough time?
Take a little break from the stress and . . .
Let’s laugh the whole thing off

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the Friday Funnies Series

Quick Intro before we get to the Funnies

My recent articles about Time and Time Management have been very well received, but surely we deserve goof-off time in our lives, don’t we?

After all, we are ALL more than our To-Do Lists, right?

And, since the science guys tell us that laughter is great for our mental and physical health, who are we to argue?

Let’s get the weekend started with a few chuckles.

Take a look at a few time-related funnies that I tripped across,
mostly on Pinterest.

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This Friday’s theme: Time Topics

(most images below found on Pinterest)

Work Time . . .






Killing Time?


Mom Time . . .


Science, Statistics & Time





Perspective: NO explanation needed

Th-th-th-at’s all folks!

Funnies post only occasionally

Reminding you of what I disclosed in the introduction to this series, Funnies about Perspective: unlike the ongoing Sunday Smiles and Monday Funnies you’ll find on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog, my Friday Funnies will show up only occasionally, usually clustered around a theme.

If things seem to have gotten a tad serious in the world – or on – get ready for another hit of humor, most likely another Friday Funny.

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71 Responses to Friday Fun: “Managing” Time?

  1. lwbut says:

    I loved ALL your chuckles this week (last week? My how (mismanaged) time flies!) 😉

    The Minion cleaning his room is me to a T, sadly and explains why my bedroom is the way it is!

    And just because i’m a math nerd (amongst other things) who likes to test the veracity of statements made on the internet – even in cartoons…. The world spins anti-clockwise viewed from above the North Pole so assuming the cartoon was for people in the Northern hemisphere the spinner would need to exert a force opposing that to reduce the earth’s angular momentum with the force applied through her feet. Conservation of Angular Momentum gets a bit (??) complicated when applied to a large spherical shape like that of the earth and the tiny amount the girl might exert against the earth would be best applied at either Pole as, at the equator, her spinning is perpendicular to the axis of rotation and evenly distributed both for and against the earth’s angular momentum effectively cancelling any slowing down out with a force speeding it up.

    It is actually amazingly difficult to figure out for yourself exactly what force and in which direction you apply to the surface of the earth in the simple act of spinning around like a top. It’s kind of counter-intuitive as anyone who has ever tried standing on a turntable and getting it to spin has found out. The ground does not act like a turntable and rotate under our feet but has more of a pushing action or resistance to friction in a straight-line motion which we convert into a rotation of our body by applying a torque through our ankles.

    Oh Great! – now i’m gong to be figuring all this out for weeks! ;-(

    Happy Friday (Saturday now i guess?) ! 😉


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    • You are a hoot, Love!

      My mind does that too, btw – takes off on a thought stream in response to a comment or a joke — so your thought process in his comment made me howl in delight.

      I doubt that the spinning girl would ever understand your point, however. I chuckle to imagine the confounded look on the boyfriend’s face. Hopefully, she has charms outside the intellect and will stop spinning SOON. 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by and making me laugh. Happy Saturday to you too (or whatever day it is at your end of the planet – timezones confound).

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  2. Christy B says:

    I like when you share Friday laughter here! I know it’s not every week but it’s always welcomed 🙂 I’m a week late but heck it sure worked out for timing ❤ Enjoy your weekend ahead, Madelyn xx

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  3. Just love these comics. I really liked the the “rise and shine” comic and the “Computer”” comic. All comics were funny

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  4. I always find time for a laugh, Madelyn. Some great cartoons.

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  5. Tina Frisco says:

    Oh, these are PRICELESS! I love Distraction-ville and Not Sure If Actually Have Free Time. Oops… I think I just let one sleepy cat out of the bag 🙂

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  6. paulandruss says:

    Brilliantly amusing Madelyn. Perfect end to the day!

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  7. dgkaye says:

    I can soooooooooo relate! LOL. Happy weekend my friend. ❤


  8. HAHA! I love these, especially the 40 hour ‘part time’ job!! 🙂

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  9. Lyn Horner says:

    Caffeinate and hope for the best – that’s me!

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  10. -Eugenia says:

    Fun post, Madelyn. Lots of chuckles. Have a great weekend.

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  11. Opher says:

    Great one Madelyn.

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  12. Enjoyed the respite, thanks.


  13. John Fioravanti says:

    Reblogged this on Words To Captivate ~ by John Fioravanti and commented:
    Madelyn Griffith-Haynie gifts us today with some humorous gems with which many of us can identify. Please, enjoy!

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  14. Jennie says:

    Madelyn, you always hit the nail on the head. Thanks for the humor, a great way to start my day at school! 🙂

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  15. So, it’s friday night! Midnight……and I think I’m all caught up on the week……….I still won’t get to bed before 2am…..Good to start the weekend with a good chuckle. Chees,H

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  16. Thanks, M. I/we needed that !

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  17. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    TGI Friday.. if that is your working week.. but certainly time to have some light relief that is supplied by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie. Time management is one of the areas that most of us find challenging but for some it can be deadly. So take time out to enjoy the humour… especially love the toddlers. Take some time out this weekend to smell the roses and enjoy time with your family and friends.. #recommended

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  18. Wow sure a laughter riot, Madelyn. Loved this awesome post of yours. Such laughable quotes and these little funny people with their fun loving messages. It is so nice to let your hair down and laugh till your belly hurts and tears of joy come pouring forth from your eyes. Wonderful words and thanks for the great share.

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  19. I will try to make a plan now… thanks for this post… and I hope then my chaos-time-managment is history ;o)

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  20. foodzesty says:

    Hi there I am not sure if you got my message..I have nominated you for an award a while back did you see it by any chance? Sophie

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