Friday Review:What I Did on My Winter Vacation

Really, not much. We hosted a partial family holiday dinner. Some of the out of town regulars couldn't make it this year, so it was a smaller gathering than usual. Still a good one, with good people and good food. I started planning the aquarium I am going to be setting up fairly soon. I … Continue reading Friday Review:What I Did on My Winter Vacation

Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

As Hurricane (now Tropical Depression) Florence winds her way up the coast on her way to finally fizzling out, we are feeling the effects here in New England. Nowhere near what the Carolinas and Virginia experienced, but it is raining pretty darn good out there right now. It looks like this is what we will … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Love spicy hot peppers? Afraid they could cause health risks? Here are some answers (Don't worry- you can still eat your faves!): Chile Peppers Would math class have been easier for you if you could read novels as a way of learning? These teachers think so: Novels in Math Class Discovery of a fossilized human … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Wednesday Wanderings: Around and About in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

We went on a short vacation to visit friends in Eureka Springs, Arkansas from last Thursday to this Monday. We managed to pack a pretty good amount of stuff into those few days, including helping out at the AK State Chili Cook Off. So, this week, for our Wanderings, I am going to give you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Around and About in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Monday Musings: I Made It Through Another Year

And that, of course, is a good thing. Because, well, we all know what the alternative is! I don't get all crazy about birthdays, or my age. I turned 62 on Friday, and really, it's not a big deal. I don't feel old, most of the time, anyway. Yeah, there are aches. My knees don't … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Made It Through Another Year

Wednesday Wanderings: Super Bowl Trivia, Winter Wonderlands, Ice Sculpture, and Frosty Flowers

Since the Super Bowl is nearly upon us, let's see how well you do on this Super Bowl trivia game. (For the record, I stunk!): Super Bowl Trivia It seems winter is truly here. Let's give the old man his due and look at some of the top winter wonderlands around the world: Winter Wonderlands … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Super Bowl Trivia, Winter Wonderlands, Ice Sculpture, and Frosty Flowers