Monthly Archives: July 2022

The Party Is Over! Let’s Do Another!!

Fact: Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale. Thank goodness for our caterers.  When we woke up, the kitchen was spotless, the outside was cleaned up, the trash was taken out, and the place was “spotless”.  We … 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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Party Time Is Near!

Fact: Alexander the Great is famous for making the biggest party blunder in history.  After conquering Persia, Alexander settled down in Persepolis for a ‘symposium’ with his generals.  The drinking and partying began to get out of hand and ended abruptly … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary & Happy Birthday!

Fact: By the mid-to-late 1930s, people began to celebrate 1st, 10th, 20th and 70th anniversary along with 25th and 50th anniversaries. A gift for each of these milestone anniversary years was also decided by the society. The logic of presenting … Continue reading

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Wednesday; A Busy Day!

Fact: Our friends truly bring out the best in us.  In 2013, research at the University of California, San Diego, found that people look more attractive in a group than individually.  It’s a phenomenon called hierarchical encoding, but it might … Continue reading

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Tuesday And We Are Hard At Work!

Fact:  According to a study conducted in America, Californian people are less likely to barbecue on a Tuesday than any other day of the week. Today was a relatively slow day!  We went to the gym bright and early, returning home … Continue reading

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The Week Starts Over!

Fact: The iconic stone heads protruding from the ground on Easter Island are familiar to most, but many don’t realize what lies beneath the surface. In the ’10s, archaeologists studying the hundreds of stone statues on the Pacific Island excavated … Continue reading

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Sunday And We Are In The Garden Again!

Fact: Broccoli contains more protein per calorie than steak, but it would take a LOT more broccoli to eat! Project Manager…because Miracle Worker isn’t an official job title. Colleen hit the road as she is visiting her cousin in Arizona.  … Continue reading

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Dang; Saturday Should Be A Day To Rest!

Fact: The word pineapple comes from European explorers who thought the fruit combined the look of a pinecone with flesh similar to an apple.  Pineapples are the only edible members of the bromeliad family. Colleen, Mary, and I were up … Continue reading

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Friday And We Are Off Again!

Fact: In 1962, Traffic Commissioner Henry Barnes instituted a short-lived traffic management system requiring cars to stop at cross-streets and intersections to allow pedestrians to cross diagonally from corner to corner.  The ensuing confusion was called by some critics the … Continue reading

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