Have you ever noticed that artificial banana flavoring and artificial banana flavored products don’t really taste like bananas? That’s because the artificial flavor is based on a type of banana that was wiped out by a plague in the 1950’s. (That’s not … Continue Reading
So, what makes you happy? Is it a big, beautiful, perfect yellow hibiscus flower right outside your front door? For me, today…yes!
Some things matter more than others When kids are small every decision gets made for them. The best they can hope for is to be able to decide between the blue shirt and the green shirt for their playdate with … Continue Reading
The tongue of a blue whale weighs more than most elephants. The blue whale is the largest creature to ever inhabit the Earth, larger even than dinosaurs. And that human figure looks pretty darn small in comparison!
Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new Aussie beach every day for more than 27 years! (Now doesn’t THAT sound like the life!) Photo credit: texaus1 via Foter.com / CC BY
I wish I was one of those “do it right now” people. I probably would feel a lot less guilt. About a lot of things. And stress. I’m guessing my stress level would be lower if I felt like I … Continue Reading
Trust me, you’re not the only one. Like all mothers, I say things or promise things or threaten things that I don’t follow through with. In the heat of the moment, in a fit of frustration, and sometimes with … Continue Reading
Otto Rohwedder, a jeweler from Davenport, IA, “invented” sliced bread by developing the first bread slicer in 1927. (So what do YOU think has been the greatest invention since then?)