Category Archives: Friends

Friends are what the world is about!

The Day Has Finally Arrived; Sue Gets Scattered At Sea!

Fact: The EPA’s Clean Water Act requires you to obtain a permit for the ashes and what vessel they will be on. We were up early getting ready to depart for Newport for the scattering of ashes at 10:00 AM.  … 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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We Stayed Home And Worked Around The House

Fact: Pringles are not potato chips. From 2007 to 2009, Pringles had a court issue where judges debated whether Pringles were potato chips or not, and in 2009, it was ruled that they were potato chips. However, Pringles are just … Continue reading

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Friday And We Are Off For An Adventure

Fact: Raindrops are not actually shaped like teardrops. In fact, the most common raindrop is shaped more like a hamburger bun, according to the United States Geological Survey. Small raindrops (radius less than 1 millimeter) are spherical; larger ones assume … Continue reading

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Time For Girls Night Out!

Fact: Beautiful St. Augustine, Florida, was settled by Spanish admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles on this day in history, Sept. 8, 1565. Continuously inhabited now for 457 years, it’s the oldest city in North America. To brighten up your day! … Continue reading

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It’s Mid Week; What Should We Do?

Fact: Paul retired from North American Aviation, Rockwell International, and Boeing on 3/21/2007 after 41 years of service.  It was 5648 days ago, and he loves every second of it!  (15 Years, 5 Months, and 17 Days). Mary retired from … Continue reading

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Its Starting To Cool Down!

Fact:  For each minute of the day, 1 billion tonnes of rain falls on the Earth. The guys were here early today, attempting to beat the heat! We put the fan/mister on the wall where the construction is underway today … Continue reading

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Another Hot Day Is Ahead!

Fact:  The hottest natural temperature recorded was July 10th, 1913, in Death Valley, California.  It was 134 degrees Fahrenheit. It was 80 when we got up this morning; hard to believe, almost like being in Phoenix or Las Vegas!  Rumor … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out; Our Favorite Day Of The Week!!

Fact: You don’t need to be a dedicated composter to reap similar benefits.  Call it cheating, but applying used coffee grounds, eggshells, chopped-up banana peels, and other organic matter directly to your soil (no composting required) can offer plants nutrients … Continue reading

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Success; We WILL Overcome!

Fact: Rats destroy about 20% of agricultural products worldwide each year. Mary and I are battling the rats, and we are winning.  We do understand we are outnumbered, but we will prevail.  This morning we investigated the battle lines and … Continue reading

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