Finding Daddy

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When it comes to guys, I definitely have a type.  In the course of my life I’ve managed to date/ marry / be attracted to a series of men than can be mostly described as stocky, dark haired,  possessing a larger than average vocabulary, some degree of  musical ability, and active interest  – if not participation in- politics.  Bonus points if… Read more »

United We Stand (Today)

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Today is the 4th of July. It’s a day for fireworks, picnics and American flags everywhere.  Everyone is proud to be an American today, no matter where your political beliefs land on the spectrum. I am truly proud to be an American.  Even with all our warts, I cannot imagine living anywhere else.  I do believe that most Americans feel… Read more »


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Today is the day to celebrate all the ways we connect with people nowadays – it’s Social Media day! Mashable was the first to proclaim today Global Social Media Day waaaay back in 2010 to mark the undeniably huge impact social media has on all of our lives.  As part of the celebration, they encourage “meet-ups”, where folks could meet finally meet… Read more »

Onion Ring Day

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Yes, that’s right- today is Onion Ring day! It’s another celebration without much details on how it was started, and in fact the origins of the onion ring itself are lost to time.  The first time they appeared in print was in a cookbook published in 1802 called “The Art of Cookery Made Easy and Refined”.  It makes me giggle… Read more »

5 Things I Wish I had Known When I Started Blogging

First of all, I am not and will not ever claim to be an expect on blogging.  I’ve done this on and off since 2009 and some days I feel just as clueless as I did the day I wrote my first post.  However, through trial and error, reading approximately 3 million articles on the subject, and through my awesome… Read more »


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Today is National Fudge Day.  Just let that sink in for a moment. The beginnings of this holiday are unknown, but who cares.  And yes, this treat is probably more commonly available in the winter months, but I bet if you look you can find some today too.  

All The Way

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Yesterday the hubby and I watched the HBO movie “All the Way”, based on the play by the same name and starring Brian Cranston (aka the Breaking Bad guy) as Lyndon Johnson.  The movie covers President Johnson’s struggles his first year in office to pass the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed segregation and the political landmines that bill caused him… Read more »

Get Writing

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Why?  Because today is Ballpoint Pen Day!  On this date in 1943 the US Patent Office granted patent # 2,390,636 for what he now know as the ballpoint pen.  When it was first introduced it was only available as a luxury item, but now virtually every business in America gives them away. With the advent of the internet people don’t… Read more »