Category Archives: Gardening

Vegetable gardening is our hobby and besides, it makes for great food

Sunday; A Day To Rest And Relax Get Busy!

Fact: The Czech, Polish, Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian words for Sunday can be translated as “without acts (no work).” Our eyes began to focus at 5:30 AM, and it was, therefore, time for the Swim Spa.  Bark, the … Continue reading

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Work And Play Is Really OK!

Fact: Anatidaephobia (ant-uh-tid-uh-fo-bee-uh)  is the fear of being watched by a duck.  A person with Anatidaephobia fears that a duck or a goose is watching him/her somewhere in the world. We opened our eyes and looked toward the sky through … Continue reading

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Saturday Was A Work Day!

Fact: You can gain calories by licking stamps. Licking one stamp makes you consume 1/10 of a calorie; if you were to lick 3000 stamps a day, that would equate to about 16 chicken nuggets from McDonald’s. The office was humming … Continue reading

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The Week Is Half Gone!

Fact: The match was invented after the lighter.  The first match was made in 1826; however, the first cigarette lighter was created in 1823. We were up early today to clean the house because the cleaners were coming!  That never sounds … Continue reading

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Saturday Has Arrived; We Made It in One Piece!

Fact: The original name for the search engine Google was Backrub. It was renamed Google after the googol, which is the number one,  followed by 100 zeros. Did You Know? In 1920, Edward Kasner’s nine-year-old nephew, Milton Sirotta, coined the … Continue reading

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This Is Another Fine Mess You Got Me Into!

Fact: It’s Impossible to Hum While You Hold Your Nose. – Try it! We woke up early to go planting, and when we looked outside, the wind was blowing so hard the anemometer was spinning, and smoke was coming out. … Continue reading

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We Are Recovered!

Facts: Pigs are considered to be the world’s fifth-smartest animal. –  Ah, pigs. They roll around in muck and filth, eat any scraps left around for them, and for some, are quite delicious. That’s not all, though; it turns out … Continue reading

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Lazy Day!

Fun Fact: Mount Everest may be the tallest mountain above sea level, but that honor goes to Mauna Kea when it comes to the tallest mountain on earth. Above the sea, Mauna Kea only stands 13,796 feet in height. But … Continue reading

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Work, Doctor, Dine, Vote: Twas A Busy Day

Fact: You lose up to 30 percent of your taste buds during flight. – This might explain why airplane food gets such a bad reputation.  The elevation in an airplane can have a detrimental effect on our ability to taste … Continue reading

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Finally, A Day To Relax

Fact: A bridge for squirrels exists. – A town in Washington has a treetop bridge over a busy road that’s just big enough for squirrels, and it’s called the “Nutty Narrows Bridge.” A squirrel bridge is a construction (similar to … Continue reading

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