According to the U. S. Census Bureau, Minnesota is the top turkey-producing state in America. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture it's estimated that 7.7 million pounds of cranberries will be produced for 2012 According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest pumpkin ever baked weighed 2,020 pounds and measured just over … Continue reading 20 Thanksgiving Fun Facts
I came across a training exercise I did when I was a technical training supervisor (almost 8 years ago). We had to interview ourselves, which admittedly was pretty awkward. So, I went back and answered them again just to see if any of my answers had changed. Some did and some were more positive and … Continue reading Interview with Myself
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” ~~ Reinhold Niebuhr This quote is actually piggy backing off the one from yesterday (thank goodness I haven't lost to many minutes due to being angry today). I … Continue reading Quote of the Day — Serenity Prayer
This list will definitely grow over the coming months as I read new books and rediscover old ones. I suspect there will be a new-found respect or perhaps even love for the rediscovered books or perhaps not or maybe I'll ask myself what in the world did I find so great about this. So, here's … Continue reading Just 10 of My Favorite Books
Love this clip from Charlie Brown's halloween special "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" Classic Peanuts! "If you try to hold my hand, I'll slug you" says Sally. Not sure that's the best pick up line, Sally.