Walter Hunt, an American mechanic and inventor, created the modern day safety pin. He received a US patent April 10, 1849. The anniversary of the patent day is informally celebrated annually. The design of this ingenious invention has remained nearly the same. Strong and sharp but safe enough to be to be used on clothing. Millions of […]
Do you love sunflowers as much as I do? It is my favorite flower! They just look so bright and cheerful, adding sunshine to any room or landscape. Oh, and sunflowers seeds, YUM! “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller Sunflowers symbolize […]
Grammy’s Word for Today – Capsaicin noun: used in topical creams for its analgesic properties, it is an active component in chili peppers that causes them to be hot to the taste Click here to see where I party!
Snow in Alabama means one thing – panic!! Well, not really. I think some folks enjoy seeing it and taking photos. Kids enjoy playing in it as it’s not a regular occurrence. The scene above is from the backyard of a blogger friend of mine who lives outside of Birmingham. Nikki blogs at Gwin Gal’s Inside […]
Grammy Dee’s Word for Today – Balneology noun: the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing Click here to see where I party!
Did you grow up hearing your elders say phrases that you had no idea what they meant? I know I did. Even today, when I hear or read such, I find myself thinking of my grandmother and recalling those old sayings coming out of her mouth. Some of them you heard so often that they […]
National Fall Foliage Week is observed every year beginning on the last Sunday of September in the United States. Some say the coming of fall and the changes in the weather brings a different smell to the air as if a cleansing has begun. Do you enjoy this time of the year? Do you enjoy […]
The local Ford dealer couldn’t service my vehicle one day last week. They said they couldn’t do it the next day either. It was just a routine oil change, refill all the fluids, and tire rotation. But no, they couldn’t do it and you’ll never guess why. Take a wild guess. Any ideas? Ok, do […]
Grammy Dee’s Word for Today – Anodyne noun: anything that relieves distress or pain adjective: relieving pain Click here to see where I party!
Pet peeves, yes we all seem to have them. Some are worse than others. Here are a few examples chosen randomly, however some of them are pet peeves of mine. I’ll put a * out from the ones that annoy me: • Drivers who don’t use a turn signal* • Noisy eaters* • People […]
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ps: Yes, I just adore sunflowers!