Now we're getting somewhere. Breathes there the soul who doesn't loooove tortilla Chips? I will answer. Of course not. By the way, if you find yourself with company descending, and not a tortilla chip in the house, you can make very tasty ones by cutting plain old tortillas (I'm just assuming you have them in the house of course, maybe propping up a table leg or … [Read more...] about February 24, 2014 is National Tortilla Chip Day.
Finally, something we can get our teeth into. What are all the ways we might celebrate this unique day? Certainly it would be good to write a poem: Ode of Appreciation Oh, Dog Biscuit You brighten our days And our dog's teeth At the same time. Good day, Good breath How wonderful! I found this recipe for Vet Approved "Best of Breed" Dog Biscuits at … [Read more...] about Today, February 23, is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
You can do it all in one day!! Feb 20 is designated as Love Your Pet Day, easy peasy, Introduce a girl to engineering, and Bake a Cherry Pie. Well, it's a big order, but we can do it. Starting with engineering: This glamorous movie star of the 40's invented a theory which serves as the basis for Blue Tooth and Wi-fi? She was gorgeous. This link also introduces you to … [Read more...] about FEB 20 – Celebrate Your Pet, Your Favorite Female Engineer and Bake a Pie
Also International Tug of War Day - This is a terrible combination. But here's a little bit about the history of Tug O' War (tugs of war?) which you can read while munching on your easy to make Chocolate Mint Fudge. This is really good fudge, and if you make a double batch, you can freeze half and serve it next month on St. Patrick's Day. Of course, you'll have eaten it … [Read more...] about February 19 – Chocolate Mint Day, Believe It Or Not
My worst valentine came from a fellow who clearly had forgotten the day, left me in his truck with the motor running, while he ran into the drugstore to purchase a valentine. He brought it back and passed it through the truck window still in the brown bag. On the bright side, since it wasn’t written on, it could still be passed on. So could he. What’s the Good Word? If … [Read more...] about Worst Valentine Ever? Here’s How To Fix It!
•The thing about the great Northwest. •The snow just comes and goes. •Not like Minnesota where it snows and snows and snows. •Saturday night was gorgeous. •Sunday night there was ice. •Today the snow is nearly gone, I tell you what that's nice. •Rain came down this afternoon, and now things look so plain •Still I'm not complaining, you don't have to … [Read more...] about SNOW COMES AND GOES
This is getting serious. Read a story about the 12th Man in the New Jersey Times, right up there with the activities of Governor Christie.http://www.nj.com/super-bowl/index.ssf/2014/01/seahawks_12th_man_super_bowl.html This version of the Seahawks song on You Tube has 30,000 hits. I suggest listening with the sound … [Read more...] about For Those Who Love the SeaHawks and those who don’t, both of you
Big day today, January 24, when we celebrate Beer Can Appreciation day. This is true. It’s the anniversary of the day in 1935 when beer was first sold in cans. (Note: we are appreciating the can only. Appreciation of the contents goes to another time and place.) There’s a lot you can do with old beer cans (which you might find, empty, at the side of the road). You … [Read more...] about In Case You Missed It, Jan 24 Was National Beer Can Day. No Kidding.
A friend wrote recently that she feels blue in the morning. It’s hard to get up and get moving, she said. I know how she feels. Sometimes I just lie there wiggling my toes to see if I can feel any connection. You don’t want to wake up and say to yourself “Eeeek,morning!” You want to say, instead, “Ahh. Morning! What can I do today?” I’ve found that there are two things – … [Read more...] about Eat A Live Toad for Breakfast and the Rest of the Day is Bound to Be better, Right?
tip of the Day! I have taken quite a lot of heat since my column came out on Sunday for writing about the fact that there are no apps for bathrooms - or so I thought. But the paper no sooner came out than I received this email from Dr. Dan Davidson in Olympia, and this is what he said: Mrs. Wilhem, Enjoyed your article in the Daily Olympian this morning and there is an … [Read more...] about Yes, Virginia, There Is A Smartphone App for Bathrooms