Category Archives: Family

Activities involving family/extended family.

Monday Has Arrived And We Are Ready!

Fact: Christmas wreaths are religious symbols.  The Christmas wreath first originated as a symbol of Christ.  The holly represents the crown of thorns Jesus wore at his crucifixion, and the red berries stand for the blood he shed.  So when … Continue reading

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The Day After Thanksgiving!

Fact: There are four towns in the United States named “Turkey.” They can be found in Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, and North Carolina. We stayed home and attempted to get better, but Mary’s flu seemed to be getting worse.  Tomorrow we … Continue reading

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A Day Of Rest; Yeah, Right!

Fact: Rest comes in four flavors: Sensory rest: This refers to the state of giving your senses a rest from the experiences of the physical world, for example, closing your eyes for 1-2 minutes after sitting in front of a … Continue reading

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Oh Dear, It Is Time To Get The Knives Out!!

Fact: After pumpkins and candy, apples may be the food most seen around Halloween, whether for bobbing or in a witch’s hand. Though we make the more modern link between apples and witches (Snow White, anyone?), the apple’s connection with … 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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Things Got A Little Dirty Around Here!

Fact:   It takes up to 500 years to produce one inch of topsoil. 2. 10% of the world’s carbon dioxide is stored in soil. 3. Soil is technically the bottom of the food chain, while also being the foundation of … 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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Get Ready! Get Set!

Fact: The busiest international flight route is NOT New York – London!  In fact, the busiest international route is Hong Kong – Taipei, Taiwan: 6.5 million passengers traveled between the two Asian destinations in 2018 on almost 27,500 flights. We … Continue reading

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Thursday And That Means “Girls Night out”

Fact: A cat’s nose pad is as unique as a human fingerprint, so no two feline noseprints are ever alike. Joe came over to see where we ought to place the full-house fan and we found a spot.  After that, … Continue reading

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A Day Of Rest!

Fact: The current world population represents only 7% of the total of anatomically modern human beings who have ever lived (which is an estimated 108 billion people). I had to start the day with a father-to-son talk with Scout after … Continue reading

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