Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

Laugh (well, giggle) of the day …

This is an orchid called the “Naked Man”. It is real, and the photo is not digitally manipulated. The botanical name is Orchis italica. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchis_italica “Naked Man” is native to southwestern Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa. It flowers in … Continue reading

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Steven Crowder: REAL CONVERSATIONS: First Time Gun Buyer!

For this week’s edition we not only revisited the ever relevant topic of gun control, but we decided to mix things up by taking the very students we discussed the matter with to the gun range to learn the basics … Continue reading

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De-Clutter Challenge

By popular demand: In conjunction with the above de-cluttering schedule, you might also want to try the daily cleaning schedule:

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New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Should you, or shouldn’t you? Make resolutions, that is.

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Christmas Verse

There have been so many poems and songs written for the Christmas season, both religious and secular, that the difficult part about this post is choosing what to include! We first acknowledge that the reason we celebrate Christmas is to … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Five – Your Fondest Wish

Today, I want to know what you would like to have this year for Christmas. I want to know what material gift(s) you want. Is it a particular kind of clothing – perhaps a cashmere coat? Maybe a beautiful ring … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Four – Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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