Category Archives: Working Around House

Caught Me Another Mouse!

Fact: Mice, like other rodents, have a set of incisor teeth that never stop growing.  Their teeth grow at a rate of 0.3mm a day! Because of this, mice have to constantly gnaw on items ranging from cardboard boxes to … 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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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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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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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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Hotter Than Heck!!

Fact:  Until they are needed, the balls at Wimbledon are stored in refrigerated containers at 68F. It will be hot today, so we hit the swim spa at 6:00 AM sharp!  We worked in the yard for a few minutes, … Continue reading

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The Week Is Gone!

Fact: Men Sweat More Than Women!  While women have more sweat glands than men, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, men’s sweat glands are more active, leading them to sweat more than women.  The more you sweat, the … Continue reading

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Get Ready; Get Set

Fact: Statistics on air travel reveal that there are around 500,000 people in the air at any moment.

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Work And Play; That’s The Way!

Fact: Months that begin on a Sunday always have a Friday the 13th in them. Out to the Swim Spa was first on our agenda.  But first, we swung by the wall looking for new varmints caught on the traps.  Alas, … Continue reading

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