Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

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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Christmas Poems and Songs

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 Ideas – Homemade

So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who don’t fall into the usual categories of family and friends – coworkers, neighbors, my kid’s teachers, friends from church – but … Continue reading

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1, 1, 2, 3 …; It’s Fibonacci day.

The Fibonacci sequence. Named for Leonardo of Pisa, popularly known as Leonardo Fibonacci. As Wikipedia explains it, in mathematics, the Fibonacci numbers, commonly denoted Fₙ form a sequence, called the Fibonacci sequence, such that each number is the sum of … Continue reading

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Southeast Michigan’s Premier Event – 2022 Woodward Dream Cruise

Today is the 28th annual Woodward Dream Cruise, billed as the world’s largest classic car event.  It takes place in my back yard. Well, to be exact, it’s about 1/2 a block away from my front yard! More than a … Continue reading

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What is your favorite hymn?

First of all, this is my favorite, and my favorite rendition: I got the idea to ask you what your favorite hymn is when I ran across this video from the BBC. Apparently they polled their audience to find out … Continue reading

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What will your obituary say? I hope it’s not like this one!

There once was a man named Lawrence H. Pfaff. He died last month at the age of 81. Apparently he wasn’t a very nice person. So bad, in fact, that none of his family members liked him. Here is the … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Notre-Dame with Lucy Worsley

Lucy always does a great job – after all, she has PhD in history, and a flair for acting! Hope you enjoy this as much as I did. About Lucy:

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3 years and six days ago – Notre Dame burned – now being resurrected

Remember? Over these three years, renovation efforts have continued. Expert craftsmen have come together to make the great cathedral whole again. More than one billion dollars has been raised to fund their work. It seems like five years is a … Continue reading

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5 stockpile tips for beginners

You may or may not be a beginner, but these are good tips. By the way, did you know that the LDS has been teaching their members about stockpiling for emergencies for a very long time? They have many good … Continue reading

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