Category Archives: Fun

Duh! Why do anything that is not fun??

More Rain; We Need It!!

First things first.  Coffee and the Swim Spa!  The outside temperature was 51, so getting in and out of the water was not so bad.  I caught Mary having her morning coffee and trying to get her eyes open!  She … Continue reading

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Friends Joined Us For The Afternoon

Fact: Mistletoe is an aphrodisiac. The holiday decoration isn’t just pretty. It’s also an ancient symbol of fertility and virility—and the Druids considered it an aphrodisiac. So the next time someone cracks a joke about meeting you under the mistletoe, … Continue reading

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We Are Off; Christmas Is Here

Fact: On 16 December 1965, the song ‘Jingle Bells’ made history by becoming the first song to be played in space during NASA’s Gemini 6A space flight. At least… we think it was the first… Today was a great day; … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning; I Was Up At 3 AM And Ready To Go!!

Fact: Jimmy Carter was the first president born in a hospital. This is what I look like at 3:00 AM; it is frightening!  I could not sleep, so I watched the Science Channel, which was very interesting.  At 4:00 AM, … Continue reading

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We Is Home!!!

Fact: While you may hear people bemoaning the nighttime cacophony in their old home, those creaks aren’t all that likely to be related to the age of the house.  The sounds are more likely to result from temperature and humidity … Continue reading

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More Celebrating; Yeah!

Fact: Birthday cards are extremely popular in the US.  Why so?  That’s because 58% of all cards purchased in the US are birthday cards! Charlie had a birthday, and he asked Mary and I if his friends could come over … Continue reading

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To The Fair!

Fact: The OC Fair has welcomed more than a million guests every summer since 2005 when it first hit its million-person mark.  It was only 21 days then; it’s 23 days now!  See all the pictures from the fair right … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Already! Happy Birthday Irene!

Fact: Some in Britain still practice an ancient way of celebrating birthdays by placing thimbles and coins in the cake’s batter.  The person who will get the coin will be wealthy, and the one who receives the thimble will never … Continue reading

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Party On!

Fact: The term ‘party’ was first used in the early 18th century.  Social events and celebratory gatherings were first called a ‘party’ sometime in the early 18th century.  The oldest known use of the term ‘birthday party was in 1852. … Continue reading

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Coloring Easter Eggs And A Family Get Together!

Fact: Easter lilies are a relatively new tradition. These beautiful blooms first originated in Japan and arrived in England in the late 18th century. The United States only caught onto the trend after World War I. The transition from dormant … Continue reading

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