Category Archives: Adventures

Something out of the ordinary that we perhaps have not done before or atleast recently!

Go!

Fact: Many people complain about the taste of airplane food.  However, they fail to consider the fact that they are traveling at 500 miles per hour in a pressurized cabin at around 30,000 feet.  The dry air at that altitude, … Continue reading

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Friday Has Arrived! Happy Birthday Dianne!

Fact:  In the U.K. and Australia, Friday is sometimes referred to by the acronym “POETS Day,” which stands for “Piss Off Early Tomorrow’s Saturday.” We were lazy this morning and did not get verticle until 7:30 AM.  Thank goodness Colleen … Continue reading

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Tea For Ten?

Fact: It takes around 2,000 tiny leaves to make just one pound of finished tea.  There are more than 1,500 types of teas in the world.  Tea plants grow wild in Asia, but over 25 countries cultivate tea as a … Continue reading

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To The Huntington Jeeves!

Fact: Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850 – May 23, 1927) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books. Huntington settled in Los Angeles, where he owned the Pacific Electric Railway and substantial real estate interests. … Continue reading

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A Sailing We Will Go!

Fact: Duffy boats were invented by Marshall “Duffy” Duffield.  He was a teenager living in Newport Beach, and he took a golf cart battery and a beat-up day boat and created this quiet cruiser in 1970.  These can be seen … Continue reading

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We Had A Full Day!

Fact: Bats always turn left when exiting a cave. We were up at the crack of dawn as we had an appointment at Los Al Medical Center for a pulmonary function test.  We arrived on time and were greeted by a … Continue reading

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To The Fair!

Fact: The OC Fair has welcomed more than a million guests every summer since 2005 when it first hit its million-person mark.  It was only 21 days then; it’s 23 days now!  See all the pictures from the fair right … 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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Happy Birthday Donna!!

Fact:  The most common birth date in the United States, excluding leap years, is 22 May. We adjusted our gym time because we celebrated with Donna and Bob in Laguna.  Colleen visited her mother and met us in Laguna, spending … Continue reading

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Monday, Time To Kick Back!

Fact: There are 32 muscles in a cat’s ear.  This feature is what allows cats to swivel and rotate their ears so that they can pinpoint the source of the noise.  But what’s more incredible is that they can move … Continue reading

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