Happy Miracle Monday! Do you know what Miracle Monday is? If you’re a fan of Superman you probably do. But if not, allow me to explain. To begin with, Miracle Monday is the title of a Superman novel written by Elliot S! Maggin (yes, that’s an exclamation point after his middle initial, and I’m not […]
Today marked an auspicious event in my oldest grandson’s life. This long-time listener and observer of world and American politics exercised the rights afforded him by turning 18 years of age back in June of last year and became a first-time voter this morning during early voting in Florida. He’s been eagerly awaiting this opportunity […]
Leap Day Today is that day that only rolls around every four years; Leap Day. In school we were taught that every year has 365 days…except Leap Year which occurs every four years on February 29th. The reason is that February 29th every four years helps keep our calendars aligned with planet Earth’s rotation around […]
Today is National Pet Day and tomorrow marks 7 years since we rescued Bella, so I thought I’d combine the two events into this one post. I’m reluctant to refer to Tigger or Bella as “pets” as they are more like members of our family. I’ve certainly spent more on food and medical care for […]
Yes, there really is a Panda Day, celebrated on this day. However, I’d like to take this opportunity to say Happy Panda Day to MY Panda, my granddaughter Heather who has been my Panda for many years!
I’ve written often about the man who possessed probably the greatest scientific mind in the history of man, usually on his birthday. Albert Einstein would have been 139 years old today had he not passed away on April 18, 1955. In this post about Einstein, I mentioned (among other facts about the man) that my […]
It’s a math nerd’s favorite day of the year, Pi Day! So named because today’s date, 3/14, corresponds to the first 3 digits of the irrational and transcendental number known as Pi (the Greek symbol π ) which those same math nerds use to represent a constant. That constant is the ratio of the circumference […]
March 4–10 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), an event to encourage people and businesses to learn more about avoiding scams and understanding consumer rights. During NCPW, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its partners highlight free resources to help protect consumers. There are some great links on this site to help you protect yourself. […]
Just cleaning up a bit, sweeping, dusting off the layer of dust that has accrued over the last two years or so of disuse, and mopping up the floor. Just in case we were to, you know, reopen sometime soon.
Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018 and welcome back to this blog.