Be open to the unexpected – what you find might be better than what you were looking for.
A Common Nighthawk arrived in my yard recently. It catches flying insects, which makes it a welcome visitor. What I could really use, though, is an anteater… Read The Common Nighthawk
A Very Good Day: After a recent rain, I had a very good day taking rain drop photos in the garden. Read Today Was A Good Day for Rain Drops.
Humour in Government and Politics: Both Canada and the USA are in the midst of Federal elections. I’ve rounded up some famous, and not so famous light hearted quotations about government and politics. Read The Lighter Side of Politics.
What if the Queen of England said this to the Americans: “In light of your immediate failure to financially manage yourselves and also in recent years your tendency to elect incompetent Presidents of the USA and therefore not able to govern yourselves.” Read Message from the Queen Revoking American Independence
Internet Addiction– How much time do you spend on the internet each day? Do you sometimes think you might actually be addicted to it? Here is what I decided when I looked at the time I spend on the Internet doing research and writing for this blog: Are you Addicted to the Internet?
I completely redecorated an old post and dedicated it to Electricity. We take it for granted, don’t we! When we have a power outage at night, the most amusing thing I observe is that I still walk into a room and flick on the light switch. It is such an instinctive thing to do! Read Best Thoughts about Electricity.
Feeling Old! There is a lighter side to aging, and it doesn’t involve ageist stereotyping and discrimination. Read the Best Quotations about Getting Older.
Soap is composed of molecules with two distinctly different arms: one arm ‘loves’ to grasp onto water molecules, while the other arm ‘fears’ water and latches onto molecules of dirt or grease. Thus, when rinse water is washed away, it takes with it dirt and grease.
– Charles Panati’s book of Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things –
I’ve made a whole bunch of them in my favourite photo editing software. Click Amazing Circles – Marbles to see them.