Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

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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Frugal Living Tips from the Great Depression | Grandma’s Frugal Hacks

Lots of good ideas. I’m sure most of us use at least some of these. Also reminds me of my grandma, mom and aunts. I remember wondering why my Canadian step grandma saved so many margarine containers in her spare … Continue reading

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What came first – the chicken or the egg?

Did you know that there are commercial hatcheries that provide baby chicks to people all over the country? Did you know that there are chickens that are raised primarily for meat, chickens that are primarily egg layers, and other chickens … Continue reading

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Survival crops to grow in the zombie apocalypse!

I think these suggestions are great ones. I just started watching this guy’s videos, and there are some really good ones, especially for those of us who grow mostly in containers. Preparedness, prepping, SHTF – it all can seem a … Continue reading

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Growing in raised beds and containers

There is a huge variety in the way we can grow food and flowers for our families: In the ground In raised beds In containers A lot of us – especially as we grow older – prefer to use either … Continue reading

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