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Monthly Archives: March 2011
Starting tomorrow morning, I’m participating in the “A to Z Blogging Challenge” – an April blogging event sponsored by Tossing it Out. The premise is simple: during the 26 non-Sunday days in April, blog one post per day starting with … Continue reading
March 30 is official “Pencil Day,” so in honor of the occasion, I thought I’d share a few facts about the history of pencils. 1. The pencil originated in ancient Rome, where scholars and others used lead rods (in the … Continue reading
My aquarium finally has a proper light. Wherein lies a tale. The light I ordered in December was undergoing a redesign at the time. The supplier promised it would be ready in two to three weeks. (As a fan of … Continue reading
March 28, 2011: Weed Appreciation Day. (Check for yourself. I can’t make this stuff up.) The expression “in the weeds” rarely means anything good. My father used it often (and usually with more joy and a bigger smile than the … Continue reading
I learned an important lesson this week: Don’t go anywhere without asparagus. I spent the last two days in the company of very good friends who came to California for business meetings. The primary meetings took place on Wednesday, so … Continue reading
The world is a quieter place this morning for the people who are no longer in it. Most days we go about our business without thinking of those in grief or glad we are not among them. That isn’t rude … Continue reading
Let’s talk for a moment about good fortune – blessings – what some people might call “luck.” Some people claim to be born with it. Some people say you make your own. Some people think inanimate objects can create it. … Continue reading
Can’t believe I missed this story the first time around. In February, a 55 year-old Malaysian woman saved her husband’s life by driving off a tiger with a soup spoon. Tambun Dedin was hunting squirrels in the jungle near his … Continue reading
A Chinese pensioner from Shanxi province (North China) has invented an electric unicycle which he calls “cool friend.” It took Li Yunian only two months to design and build the electric cycle, which travels at 12 miles an hour and … Continue reading