Category Archives: Food and Wine

Who does not enjoy food and wine? We do and these posts deal with food and wine experiences.

A Day Of Rest!

Fact: The current world population represents only 7% of the total of anatomically modern human beings who have ever lived (which is an estimated 108 billion people). I had to start the day with a father-to-son talk with Scout after … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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The Day Went So Fast! Bed #3 Is Almost Done!

Fact: Agatha Christie Has Sold Over 2 BILLION Books!  The Queen of Crime was famous for her murder mysteries and characters like Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.  She’s one of the most popular authors ever, having sold an estimated 2 … Continue reading

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We Awaited The Arrival!

Fact: Dentistry goes all way back to when humans first had teeth…well not quite that long. However, one study found evidence of teeth being drilled in skulls that dates from 7,500 to 9,000 years ago. The holes were likely made … Continue reading

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More Celebrating; Yeah!

Fact: Birthday cards are extremely popular in the US.  Why so?  That’s because 58% of all cards purchased in the US are birthday cards! Charlie had a birthday, and he asked Mary and I if his friends could come over … Continue reading

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Whadaday!

Fact: 90% of U.S. money has cocaine on it.  A study revealed that 90% of the dollars circulating in the economy have cocaine from exposure or drug use.  Traces of cocaine were found to reach 0.006 micrograms (several thousand times … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Already! Happy Birthday Irene!

Fact: Some in Britain still practice an ancient way of celebrating birthdays by placing thimbles and coins in the cake’s batter.  The person who will get the coin will be wealthy, and the one who receives the thimble will never … Continue reading

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