Monthly Archives: January 2017

ON THIS DAY: January 27, 2017

January 27th is Big Wig Day * Chocolate Cake Day Fun at Work Day National Geographic Day * International Holocaust Remembrance Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  Mozart, Lewis Carroll and Leontyne Price, click 

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Word Cloud: JOCUND

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth … Continue reading

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How High is the Water, Pappa

USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110) transits the Philippine Sea on March 30, 2016. US Navy Photo Jan. 24 (UPI) — China responded immediately to remarks made by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer regarding Beijing’s interests in the South China … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 26, 2017

January 26th is Dental Drill Day * Peanut Brittle Day National Spouses Day Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  Julia Morgan, Glenn Curtiss and Paul Newman, click

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Now watch these three consecutive birdies at the tomb of the unknown golfer

 By ann summers “Told entirely without narration, ‘You’ve Been Trumped’ captures the cultural chasm between the glamorous, jet-setting and media savvy Donald Trump and a deeply rooted Scottish community. What begins as an often amusing clash of world views grows … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 25, 2017

January 25th is Irish Coffee Day * Opposite Day Robert Burns Day * A Room of One’s Own Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Robert Burns, Virginia Woolf and Florence Li Tim-Oi, click

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Potus45: “I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.”

Consider it another Trump flip-flop: back in October, Donald Trump told a crowd, “I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election, if I win.” Trump went on to decisively win the Electoral College, but now … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 24, 2017

January 24th is Cell Phone Recycling Day * Peanut Butter Day Belly Laugh Day Eskimo Pie Day * Compliment Day Lobster Thermidor Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Frederick the Great, Marguerite Durand and Thurgood Marshall, click

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POTUS45* does shtick for spooks, micturates on memorial

   By ann summers So he brought a cheering section (a claque) and did his campaign shtick for a spy agency that knows far too much about him, how strange this trip has been. Most presidents know that they should … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 23, 2017

January 23rd is Handwriting Day National Pie Day * Snowplow Mailbox Hockey Day Into the Deep Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Charles Curtis, Gertrude Elion and Derek Walcott, click

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