Category Archives: Friends

Friends are what the world is about!

It’s Monday!

Fact: A group of porcupines is called a prickle. The following sign is soo true.  We are just enjoying life and each other surrounded by family and friends. Our contractor showed up at about 7:30 AM and began the six-week garden … Continue reading

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Work Work Work! PLay Play Play!!

Fact: The term “dog days of summer” comes from astronomy.  Lethargic, overheated pups didn’t inspire this phrase.  According to National Geographic, the “dog” in question is Sirius the Dog Star, which rises in the sky during late July as a … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out (It’s Thursday)

Fact: The Term “Working Lunch” Is Kind of an Oxymoron!  One of the most counterintuitive ways to undo a productive morning is to try to power through to the afternoon without a break.  Research from the University of California-Davis found … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Six Months Away! It’s The Longest Day Of The Year!

Fact: The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words sol “Sun” and stitium “standing.” On the summer solstice, the Sun’s path stops advancing northward each day and appears to “stand” still in the sky before going back the other way.  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2022

Fact: Father’s Day is a holiday of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic countries of Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 as Saint Joseph’s Day since the Middle … Continue reading

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We Hit The Road At 8:00 AM!

Fact: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is the repository of presidential records from the administration of Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, and the burial place of the President and first lady, Nancy Reagan. We readied ourselves … Continue reading

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Ancient History Time; Going Back To 1962!

Facts: John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in February of 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, when the USSR planned to deploy Missiles in Cuba, bringing the world to the brink of world war, Marilyn Monroe serenades President … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out Was The Peek Of The Day!

Fact: Most supermarket wasabi is actually horseradish.  Real wasabi is challenging to make and expensive.  As an alternative, most wasabi for sale is colored horseradish with flavorings. I was going to wake up early to go jogging, but my toes … Continue reading

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Sunday; A Day To Rest And Relax Get Busy!

Fact: The Czech, Polish, Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian words for Sunday can be translated as “without acts (no work).” Our eyes began to focus at 5:30 AM, and it was, therefore, time for the Swim Spa.  Bark, the … Continue reading

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The Week Is Done; Thirty Weeks Until Christmas!

Fact: The closest state in the United States to Africa is Maine, which juts out further east into the Atlantic than most people realize. It was 2:00 AM, and I woke up out of a dead sleep saying to myself, … Continue reading

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