Archive for April, 2009

26 Apr

Live Now Quote

Live now. Life has an expiration date. – author unknown I don’t know who wrote this quote. I researched it online and still couldn’t come up with an author. It came as part of an email I received a couple of weeks ago. It was short and to the point, and I thought it deserved […]

21 Apr

Earth Day 2009

A fairly new holiday, the first Earth Day was held in 1970 and celebrated by 20 million people. It is now celebrated by over 500 million people in over 175 countries. Last Earth Day in 2008, I spent the day cleaning out my garden and planting some giant sunflower seeds. About 8 of them sprouted […]

18 Apr

Ice Hotels

I was most intrigued when I first saw this beautiful hotel on TV this past winter. The whole building and everything in it is completely made of ice – the tables, chairs, beds, sculptures, walls, and even the chandeliers. The one pictured above was built in Sweden, and they started building it in mid November. […]

11 Apr

Happy Easter

Easter Greetings to all my friends around the world! A quick piece of trivia about the computation of Easter Sunday: The rule has since the Middle Ages been phrased as Easter is observed on the Sunday after the first full moon on or after the day of the vernal equinox. There are a few exceptions […]

02 Apr

Planning a Fishing Trip

The ice hasn’t even completely melted off the top of the pond yet, but the boys are already planning a fishing trip during their April school vacation. It should be gone by the end of the month when vacation arrives, but the evenings and most of the nights will still be below freezing. Last year […]

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