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Eels need loving, too…

A rather unusual consequence of the coronavirus pandemic: A Tokyo aquarium, which closed to the public due to the pandemic, has asked the public for a favor. Seems like their eels have forgotten what humans look like. The once sociable creatures have started to hide in the sand when any of the few aquarium [...]

By |2020-05-22T02:06:32+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What the wealthy sacrifice to get rich

Have you ever heard this one? “The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice.” – Nathan W. Morris Just as the “overnight success” is a myth, so is achieving any level of success without sacrifice. The Olympic athlete sacrifices years of a normal life to achieve their goal. [...]

By |2020-05-22T01:42:12+00:00May 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy PAPOYF Day!

I know… you’re wondering what the heck is PAPOYF Day? Easy. It’s Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day! This unusual holiday is celebrated on the 29th of May each year, in Europe and the U.S. And it’s a day that focuses on prosperity, good fortune, and having bit of fun along the way. [...]

By |2020-05-22T02:07:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ch-ch-changes…

While at a local coffee shop, I noticed a fun message on the tip jar: “Afraid of Change? Leave It Here.” The older we get, the more change we must deal with. In the immortal words of David Bowie: Ch-ch-changes, pretty soon now you're gonna get older, time may change me, but I can't trace [...]

By |2020-05-22T02:08:34+00:00May 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bee afraid

If you haven’t heard, there’s a deadly new insect that hunts bees, decapitates them, and then feeds the headless bodies to their young. Lovely, right? (Hope you’re not eating lunch!) They’re called Asian Giant Hornets (aka murder hornets) and they’re already starting to show up in the Pacific Northwest. These aren’t your average hornets. [...]

By |2020-05-22T02:08:37+00:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In honor of Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated during the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season. The Civil War, [...]

By |2020-05-22T02:08:40+00:00May 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Signs

Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs Blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mind Do this, don't do that, can't you read the sign… - “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band We’re getting used to a whole new crop of signs, aren’t we? “Please Maintain a 6-Feet Distance From The Person In Front Of You” “Masks [...]

By |2020-05-11T21:08:40+00:00May 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To our military heroes

May is officially marked as Military Appreciation Month. If you have served in the military, I’d like to thank you for your service. But we can do a lot more than shake the hand of a veteran and say, “thank you.” Here are some ideas to honor our military heroes: 1) Donate money Veterans [...]

By |2020-05-11T21:02:30+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s like a working vacation

Okay, more tips from those who lived through a very tough time. I also couldn’t resist one more oxymoron in the subject line… Yesterday I mentioned four ways people got through the Great Depression. Here are five more: 1) Elevate your morale If you check out some of the updates on social media, many [...]

By |2020-05-11T20:56:07+00:00May 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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