Author Archives: Becky P

Tater Tot Day

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Today is a good day.  Today is Tater Tot day. For years the humble tater tot was considered inferior to the french fry and was mostly seen in tater tot hot dish (or casserole depending on your place of origin) and elementary schools. Now this delectable option is showing up everywhere and it’s about damn time.  Have you ever eaten… Read more »

What is Unity?

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Much has been made in recent weeks about unity here in the United States.  Joe Biden made it a centerpiece of his inauguration speech.   But what does it really mean? There are many different ways to define unity, but I like Stephen Covey’s the best.   He says in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People   “Insecure people think… Read more »

Calling all Republicans!

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We are only days away from Biden’s inauguration and I continue to see article after article stating that anywhere from 50% to 80% of Republicans think the election was rigged and / or stolen from Trump. Polls are not always accurate for a wide variety of reasons.  The number of people polled might be too small.  The demographics of the… Read more »

Cockatoos and Parrots and Videos- Oh My!

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I get a lot of (mostly) good natured grief over some of my entertainment choices.  Specifically as of late, folks find it odd/ unusual/ crazy that I have become a fan of watching YouTube videos of birds.  Most notably I am a fan of Mr Max TV- a moluccan cockatoo, and Einstein the Talking Texan Parrot- an African grey parrot,… Read more »