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About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet. I lost my best friend and wife in early 2020. I was blessed again by reconnecting with Dr. Mary Côté, a long-time friend. Mary and I got married July 28th, 2021, and are enjoying life together and plan to spend the rest of our lives being a blessing to our friends and family.

Friday Has Arrived!

Fact:  In the U.K. and Australia, Friday is sometimes referred to by the acronym “POETS Day,” which stands for “Piss Off Early Tomorrow’s Saturday.” We were lazy this morning and did not get verticle until 7:30 AM.  Thank goodness Colleen … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out; Our Favorite Day Of The Week!

Fact: October has just one birthstone, but with this dazzling stone, who needs another? October’s birthstone is the Opal, valued by the Ancient Romans as the most priceless of all.  The opal comes in a myriad of striking colors that often … Continue reading

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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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Let’s Visit The Doctor And The Gym

Fact: Macchu Pichu is an earthquake-proof city.  This ancient Inca town rests on two fault lines in Peru, meaning earthquakes were expected events.  So how did they live through it?  In fact, the Incans created a brilliant engineering technique called … 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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Friday And We Are All Over The Map!

Fact:  A cloud can weigh more than a million pounds.  Today started with a bang; the trap snapped, and I added one more to my score.  I think we ought to scalp them and hang the scalps on the wall … Continue reading

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Off To The Elks For Lunch With Neighbors!

Fact: Snakes can predict earthquakes. Many animals are able to predict earthquakes to varying levels of success. Yet, snakes are the most reliable, sensing earthquakes from as far as 75 miles away (121 km). What’s more impressive is that they … 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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