Category Archives: Family

Activities involving family/extended family.

Mother’s Day Has Arrived!

Fact: Nothing is really lost until your mom can’t find it. The day was gloriously chilly with a bit of wind, but we knew that all would be normal by afternoon.  The pool was steaming, and when Mary and I … Continue reading

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Another Busy Saturday!

Fact: When there’s a double rainbow, the second rainbow mirrors the primary one. It’s always exciting to spot a rainbow—but it’s even more thrilling to spot a double rainbow. Frankly, you may have been so captivated by the stunning occurrence … Continue reading

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Gone But NOT Forgotten!

Fact:  Hitchcock brought the throne to the big screen.  The first movie to show a toilet being flushed was Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror picture, Psycho. The grandkids were up early packing and sitting with us,  talking.   Scout told them about his … Continue reading

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We Have Visitors Who Have Visitors!

Fact: Anatidaephobia is the fear of being watched by a duck. A person with Anatidaephobia fears that somewhere in the world, a duck or a goose is watching them. In our attempt to let the grandkids know what we do, … Continue reading

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We Worked Today After We Ate And Visited!

Fact: Museums support over 726,000 American jobs. Museums contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. Jon and I were up with the chickens and began to fly a new drone.  We decided it was too complex for us, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter To All

Fact: The first story of a rabbit (later named the “Easter Bunny”) hiding eggs in a garden was published in 1680. The tradition continues.  Our family gets together at a local restaurant and celebrates.  We selected Seasons 52 because Downtown … Continue reading

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Coloring Easter Eggs And A Family Get Together!

Fact: Easter lilies are a relatively new tradition. These beautiful blooms first originated in Japan and arrived in England in the late 18th century. The United States only caught onto the trend after World War I. The transition from dormant … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Ready Day!

Fact: Humans Are Also the Only Animals Whose Brains Shrink! As we get older, our brains tend to shrink and can suffer from cognitive dysfunction like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. But as best researchers can tell, we are the only … Continue reading

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It’s Bidet Day! No It’s Gym Day! We Gotta Go!

Fact: Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt once sneaked out of a White House event and commandeered an airplane. The two women went on a joyride to Baltimore. Oh No!  It’s gym day!  We got to exercise!  I keep thinking to … Continue reading

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Friday Is Here; Hello Weekend1

Fact: Natural gas was first transported by pipelines around 500 B.C. by the Chinese.  They used bamboo to trap and transport gas that seeped to the ground’s surface. At 7:00 AM, the temperature was a balmy 76 degrees!  We had … Continue reading

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