Category Archives: Working Around House

We Are Tired Of Being Sick!

Fact:  Christmas decorating sends nearly 15,000 people to the ER. If you’ve ever watched Clark Griswold decorate his house in Christmas Vacation, that stat likely doesn’t shock you. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 14,700 people visit hospital emergency rooms … Continue reading

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Work Work Work; I Need to Go Back To Work To Rest Up!

Fact: “Silent Night” is the most recorded song.  We all know the same few handfuls of Christmas songs play at stores and on the radio in a loop all season long.  But one of them has adapted more than the … Continue reading

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The Fun Begins!

Fact:  The tallest Christmas tree ever displayed was in Seattle, Washington.  According to the Guinness World Records, the world’s tallest cut Christmas tree was a 221 ft Douglas fir that stood at Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington, during Christmas … Continue reading

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Tuesday; Time For Getting Ready To Decorate!

Fact: Many of us have done a prank that almost went too far.  Nine days before Christmas in 1965, two astronauts aboard the Gemini 6 told Mission Control that they saw an “unidentified flying object” about to enter Earth’s atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Down; Christmas Up!

Fact: Hanging stockings started by accident Legend has it, we hang stockings by the chimney with care thanks to a poor man who didn’t have enough money for his three daughters’ dowries. Generous old St. Nick dropped a bag of … Continue reading

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T-Day Minus Three!

Fact: As surprising as it may sound, there is no historical event of turkey being served in the three-day feast. The Thanksgiving menu of the modern world is entirely different from the first Thanksgiving. It is believed that the Pilgrims … Continue reading

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Work Work Work

Fact:  Over a lifetime, the average person spends about 90,000 hours at work.  Before the age of 40, Americans hold between seven to eight different jobs.  Every year, the average American spends over 100 hours commuting.  The average office chair … Continue reading

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I Thought I Was Retired!

Fact: A single strand of Spaghetti is called a “Spaghetto.” I walked 5,000 steps today and never left the property!  There is ALWAYS work to be done around the house.  First thing, we made bread again!   This time I took … Continue reading

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The Wind Is Blowing Today!

Fact:  Depending on their strength, winds can be known as a breeze, gale, storm, or hurricane. The wind was howling so bad that Scout, The Wonder Dog, thought his fan club was outside waiting for his arrival.   Our brand-new American … Continue reading

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Oops!

Fact: Alexis Bledel hates coffee; unfortunately for her, Rory loves it.  Since Rory chugs coffee in almost every show episode, so the props team substituted Coca-Cola.  It has become obvious my sense of humor needs some adjustment!! We were up … Continue reading

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