Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

Betty White, 1922 – 2021

Betty White would have been celebrating her 100th birthday on January 17. It seems strange that she has passed on. She spread many laughs and smiles during her lifetime.

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Something to look forward to – Downton Abbey! (movie sequel 2)

Latest theater release date is March 18, 2022. I have questions. Who dies? Will Tom get married? Here’s the trailer – looks like good fun!

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Gift Ideas – Homemade

A repeat post, updated – hope you don’t mind. If you’re like me, you may not even remember it from previous years.So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who … Continue reading

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Words, Terms and Slang learned from British Television

Bringing back an oldie (from 2016). What are your favorites? Two additions (also from Downton Abbey) are: Mumsy – drab or dowdy; unfashionable. h’aporth – As in “you daft h’aporth”. Half penny worth. A silly or foolish person.   I … Continue reading

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Let’s play a game!

I’m sure you have plenty of candidates …

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX to Launch Falcon 9 rocket Starlink mission from LC-39A #Starlink26​ @03:01pm ET

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Happy Pi Day! The history of pi dates back to the ancient Babylonians and Egyptians. Babylonians estimated pi as 3.125, and the Egyptians approximated pi to be 3.1605. However, it was the Greek mathematician Archimedes that calculated pi to be between 223/71 … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time Begins …

When I was still working, and had to be at my desk at 8:00 am, this was my least favorite day of the year. Now I don’t care, but I know some of you do so, at 2:00 am on … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

A repeat post with a few minor updates; I won’t be eating these today, but remember them fondly. It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as my old friend … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Tucker!

Four years old today! Doesn’t seem possible that it has already been four years, but here’s a trip down memory lane. Mom (left) and grandma nursing the babies. The babies still had their tails, so this picture was taken either … Continue reading

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