Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.



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Even though piano keys are referred to as the "ivories," they haven't been made out of ivory since the 1940s to protect endangered species. Today, they are most often made of plastic or resin.


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Pet parrots can eat virtually any common "people-food" except for chocolate and avocados. Both of these are highly toxic to the parrot and can be fatal.


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Barack Obama proposed to Michelle at a Chicago restaurant and the ring arrived on a tray with the dessert.

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Johnny Mathis was born in Gilmer, Texas, in 1935, the fourth of seven children of Clem Mathis and his wife, Mildred Boyd.
Johnny Mathis is one of the relatively few popular singers who received years of professional voice training that included opera.

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Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans.


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An average American consumes 46 pizza slices in a single year. That’s quite an amount which explains why there are 69,000 pizzerias spread all across America.

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Surgeons who listen to music during operations perform better than those who don't .


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Burger King is America’s fastest drive-thru chain, a recent study found.




That's all for today.

Have a great week!!!


Sunday, November 11, 2018

Five years ago today...

Penelope Faye was born!
She goes by Nell, and here she is through the years...

... with part of her adoring family...



With her gorgeous Mimi.



Nell has beautiful parents.


With her daddy...




Well, I need to move on or we'll be here forever looking at my oldest grandchild.


Oh, well, here's her aunt feeding her...

With her gorgeous mommy...



With Nana...


With her happy Grammy...
You can't see Nell much, but I love this picture of me and her. Yeah.


On the trampoline with Caroline, Andrew and Anna...


With Daddy-Pap...




Halloween 2015, as Princess Leia...


Her baby brother was born the very next day....


Here's Nell with Nana and Baby Liam...


















With 'Uncle Jim'...






I know. Those were a LOT of pictures.
Well, after all, she IS my first grandchild.

And I told her I was going to take some down, since there were so very many.
"NO! I love them all," she said.

I said, "Okay!"



HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NELL!!!!!
WE LOVE YOU!!!!



Friday, November 9, 2018

Eight years ago today...

... Anna Margaret was born.

She is my great niece (my dear twin's granddaughter).
My twin - Peggy- died many years ago - in 1989.

I don't know if she knows about Anna.
I so hope she does.
Surely she does.


Here's Anna, through the years...

First with me!!!


And then a little later...


And years later...

And then with her family...


And here she is dancing...
She is the beautiful one kneeling on the floor.


And here she is on Halloween this year...


Anna is one beautiful young lady.

And she has such a fun personality.

And I LOVE HER SO.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANNA!!!!!!!