20 Thanksgiving Fun Facts

  1. According  to the U. S. Census Bureau, Minnesota is the top turkey-producing state in America.
  2. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture it’s estimated that 7.7 million pounds of cranberries will be produced for 2012
  3. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest pumpkin ever baked weighed 2,020 pounds and measured just over 12 feet long
  4. Three towns in the U.S. take their name from the traditional Thanksgiving bird: Turkey, Texas; Turkey Creek, Louisiana; and Turkey, North Carolina
  5. Macy’s employees launched the first Thanksgiving Day Continue reading

Quote of the Day — Angry

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I came across this quote, I had to stop and think of the powerful meaning behind this seemingly simple statement.  I thought about something that happened at work on Friday and left me seething for a good portion of the day and I had to keep reminding myself that the person who threw me under the bus has moved on, but yet I could not.  So if I go according to this than I lost about 5 or 6 hours of happiness Friday.   Now that really burns me up. 😡

But I did come up with a really good revenge plan.  👿 bahwahwah

The Domino Effect

Alright, I haven’t made a new post in a week and it’s not from want of trying.  I have literally been experiencing the domino effect and it’s all because of Hurricane Sandy. At least that’s what I’m going to blame it all on.

LONG POST AHEAD

I’m pretty sure many of you have heard of Hurricane Sandy and if you live on the East Coast you became intimately acquainted with her.  Hurricane Sandy aka Frankenstorm or Super Storm wasn’t your usual hurricane, but I’m not going to try to pretend to know what a usual hurricane is like and I would be foolish to try to give you the technical details about this ‘unusual’ hurricane.  All I know for sure is there was a winter storm approaching from the Midwest that could collide with the tropical — Hurricane Sandy and if that happened then it would create Frankenstorm (a Halloween pun, I’m sure).  Well they collided.

Anyway, I, in my infinite Continue reading