Category Archives: History

Where did they come from

I was at Sprouts the other day when I came across Jordan almonds in Christmas colors. Which got me curious. Where did this tradition come from and why is it usually associated with weddings? Apparently, the hard sugar-coated almonds date … Continue reading

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Nuts to you

Growing up in America, most of us know that margarine containers rarely contained margarine. They were used to store leftovers. Which made finding the margarine a bit of a game. It also seems that those containers rarely had missing lids/bottoms … Continue reading

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Hanging Around

And so it came to pass that I realized I had thrown away the rails to the closet doors. Which meant a Home Depot run was in my future. Normally this is a good thing, but with most runs to … Continue reading

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100 years ago today

World War 1 ended. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Sadly, it did not. And while in the US, we take today to honor those still living who fought to preserve our freedom, the world … Continue reading

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Halloween Movies

I’ve been binging on Halloween movies since September. I have to say I love them, even the bad ones. I especially enjoyed Netflix’s rebooting of the Haunting of Hill House. Wonderfully done (although the Hubbinator didn’t like it as much … Continue reading

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I’ve been writing for over 2 decades now. In that time, I’ve discarded several books. Some will never see the light of day. Others I’ll be revisiting. Revisiting is hard for me to do. There’s a reason a story was … Continue reading

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It’s a Train Thing

I’ll admit it. I love trains. I especially love trains I can wander through or ride. On our last vacation, we were fortunate enough to catch the last train in Georgetown Colorado. It is a narrow gauge train that used … Continue reading

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