Monthly Archives: May 2022

Just Working Around The House

Fact: That salmon is probably not salmon.  Researchers estimate that about one-third of all fish sold in restaurants and grocery stores is mislabeled—often to deliberately mislead consumers and get them to buy more expensive fish (getting tilapia while paying red … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember

Fact: Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday … Continue reading

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Sunday; A Day To Rest And Relax Get Busy!

Fact: The Czech, Polish, Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian words for Sunday can be translated as “without acts (no work).” Our eyes began to focus at 5:30 AM, and it was, therefore, time for the Swim Spa.  Bark, the … Continue reading

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A Wee Bit Of Scotch Please!

Facts: Scotland is home to the tallest waterfall in Britain, named Eas a’ Chual Aluinn.  It is 658 feet, which is three times the height of Niagara Falls. The official animal of Scotland is the Unicorn. Scotland has approximately 790 … Continue reading

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The Week Is Done; Thirty Weeks Until Christmas!

Fact: The closest state in the United States to Africa is Maine, which juts out further east into the Atlantic than most people realize. It was 2:00 AM, and I woke up out of a dead sleep saying to myself, … Continue reading

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BDD (BirthDay Day)

Fact: In China, a newborn is considered age 1.  Thus, a one-year-old in the West and most other parts of the world would be aged two years in China. Today many, many, many, many, many, moons ago, Mary came to … Continue reading

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Fact:  The most common birth date in the United States, excluding leap years, is 22 May. Dang, another dash to Los Alamitos in the morning fog!  Doctors to the left of me; doctors to the right of me; we are … Continue reading

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Get ‘Er Done Day!

Fact: Fred Bauer, the Procter & Gamble employee who devised the idea of stacking Pringles into cans, eschewed an urn upon his death and instead asked that his family bury him in one of his signature cans.  We were busy today … Continue reading

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Monday Was Re-Planned!

Fact: Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale! Scout and I went for a short walk, and we met a neighbor.  I had to explain Scouts’ desire only to chase breadsticks! We had to get ready to … Continue reading

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Sunday, TIme For A Visit!

Fact: It is a common myth that dogs can only see in black and white.  They only have two cones in their eyes to detect colors, whereas humans have three.  That means dogs see colors on a blue and yellow … Continue reading

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