Category Archives: Working Around House

The Week Is Half Gone; So Are We!

Fact: According to a survey, bosses are most receptive to requests from their employees on a Wednesday.  So if you’re going to ask for a pay rise or a holiday, make sure you do it on a Wednesday. Gaining courage … Continue reading

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Home From The Wars

Fact: 97% of Galapagos Island is declared a National Park because of its scientific significance, and these areas are uninhabited. The rest of the island has a population of about 25,000. We awoke to the sounds of the city, no … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Fact: We got the keys to our new home one year ago today! One year ago today, my real estate agent met us at the front door and said, “these are the keys to the rest of your life.” Since … Continue reading

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Monday Is Here And We Are Off And Running!

Fact: Vegetables Can Make You Tan! Eating veggies has plenty of health benefits, but it also has cosmetic ones,  according to researchers  at Leeds University and the University at St. Andrews. They found that those who consumed vegetables with high … 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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Friday Was Calm!

Fact:  A plant that consumes rats can be found in the Philippines. Scientists discovered this rat-eating pitcher plant in the Philippines in the year 2009. This newly discovered pitcher plant is considered one of the biggest carnivorous plants on the planet. … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo! Where Is My Margarita?

Fact: Rainbows at night exist. These rainbows are called moonbows, and they only occur when there is a source of water near a full moon. If the moon is in any other phase, the light will not be enough to … 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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Doctors To The Left; Doctors To The Right; Everywhere Doctors!

Fact: Many oranges are actually green. While we assume that all oranges are orange in color because of their name, the fruit is often green when ripe, thanks to plenty of chlorophyll. In South America and other tropical locales, oranges … Continue reading

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Hooray Hooray It’s The First Of May!

Fact: On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building was officially opened. We were up early again because we had things to do around the house. Mary plans to do some cooking today, and she asked if I would check to … Continue reading

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