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Colleen Is Coming To Town!

Fact:  No other love in the world is like the love of a father has for his little girl.  We scampered around the house, getting everything ready for our new arrival.  Paul messed with his computer attempting to get the … Continue reading

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The Week Has Started!

Fact: There are only two countries in the world where Coca Cola does not exist/ You might think Coca Cola is something you can find anywhere in the world but these two countries have been in long-term US trade embargoes … Continue reading

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Sunday Pain!

Fact: Traditionally, people predict the weather by looking at plant and animal behavior: Long ago, people used to look to plants and animals, such as bird migration, for hints or predictions of weather. Frogs croaking faster, sheep’s wool uncurling, ants … Continue reading

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Out And About!

Fact:  Worms prepare for a flood: Worms wriggle up to the earth’s surface before a flood.  Because they cannot get oxygen when the soil is flooded, they come up to the surface to breathe. Dancing last night took its toll; … Continue reading

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Hump Day Returns

Fact: In a group of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two will share the same birthday. Progress comes measured in inches.  The bullnose caps are being put on the top of the beds so we can sit … Continue reading

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To The Huntington Jeeves!

Fact: Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850 – May 23, 1927) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books. Huntington settled in Los Angeles, where he owned the Pacific Electric Railway and substantial real estate interests. … Continue reading

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Another Hot Day Is Ahead!

Fact:  The hottest natural temperature recorded was July 10th, 1913, in Death Valley, California.  It was 134 degrees Fahrenheit. It was 80 when we got up this morning; hard to believe, almost like being in Phoenix or Las Vegas!  Rumor … Continue reading

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The Week Is Gone!

Fact: Men Sweat More Than Women!  While women have more sweat glands than men, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, men’s sweat glands are more active, leading them to sweat more than women.  The more you sweat, the … Continue reading

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It’s A Hot Time In The ‘Ol Town Tonight

Fact: In recent years, the average heat wave in major U.S. urban areas has been about four days long. This is about a day longer than the average heat wave in the 1960s (see Figure 1). The average heat wave season … Continue reading

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Mix Up Day!

Fact: Bell peppers are fruit!  Surprised?  Scientists define fruit as the part of a plant that develops from a flower and has seeds.  So that means bell peppers — along with squash, cucumbers, and pumpkins — are fruits.  It’s up … Continue reading

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