Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

Joe Namath became the first pro quarterback to pass for over 4000 yards in a season.

French military leader Napoléon Bonaparte was known for many things during the French Revolution and also during his reign as the Emperor of France. One of those would be his fear of cats. Bonaparte suffered from ailurophobia, a phobia that is an extreme or irrational fear of cats.

Did you know a moth has no stomach?

 The first CD that was pressed in the U.S. was Bruce Springsteen’s "Born in the USA".

All insects have 6 legs.
Spiders are arachnids and not insects.

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland: take the heart, liver, lungs, and small intestine of a calf or sheep, boil them in the stomach of the animal, season with salt, pepper and onions, add suet and oatmeal. Enjoy!
I ate some in Scotland a few years ago - just to say I did.
So I did.
I don't think I'll order it again,
unless maybe if I had some Tabasco sauce.

In the marriage ceremony of the ancient Inca Indians of Peru, the couple was considered officially wed when they took off their sandals and handed them to each other.

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. 'UP' indicated the direction of the bubbles.

That's all for today.
Have a great week!!

Monday, November 11, 2019

Look who is six years old today!!

Penelope Faye Carmack!
We call her 'Nell'.
(She is our first grandchild.)
And we love her so much.

Here she is through the years...
Here she is with her beautiful Mimi.
With her Aunt Laura.


Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday Whimsy

- from LONESTAR ANTIQUES, 5605 Denton Highway, Fort Worth, TX (Haltom City)...

That is all for today.
Have a great rest-of-the-week!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

In his mid-teens Jason Momoa became the youngest lifeguard in the history of the Gulf Coast.

Dick Van Dyke Is ambidextrous but writes mainly left-handed.

Mount Etna of Italy is thought to be the world's oldest active volcano. The first record of its eruption dates back to 1500 BC. Since then, Etna has erupted 190 times.

Brazil got its name from the Brazilian nut (not the other way around).

 Hilton was the first international hotel chain.

Beef Jerky got its name from charki, the Inca word for “dried llama meat”.

And finally..
So there is inspiration in today's trivia!!!!

That's all for today.
Have a great week!!