Everyone knows that the moon is made of green cheese. NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has verified this several times, along with other scientifically confirmed facts. For example, while standing on earth, we see only one side of the moon, and never see the other side, if it has one. Everyone also knows…

Read More

Where does the question mark come from? There, I’ve already just used one, just trying to find out! In English, this peculiar hook with a dot underneath it is always used when you ask a question in print. In evolving to its current form, this type of punctuation mark went through an interesting and logical series…

Read More

Not far from the restless blue Pacific Ocean pounding crumbling sandstone cliffs, In a sun-drenched thriving village alive with the tapestry of The young, the old, working and retired, foreign descent and native-grown Nestled in a quiet valley, lay a place where seniors can thrive And spend their remaining years in a community of peace…

Read More

They say there’s a ridge, Near the summit of Mount Everest, Where one false step, can lead to disaster. One mistake…and all is lost… In a smashing, sliding, slashing, bashing fall, a tempest tossed, Down along, steep, icy, rocky, slope, 10 thousand feet on one side, 12 thousand feet on the other, landing in different…

Read More

It was in the summer of 1963, thirty-five In the group and me. All there to see this powerful magnet of history. TO FULLY FEEL THE CHARACTER 0F ROME, Italy’s home, Where ancient spirts still roam, outside In St Peter’s Square, And inside under a nearby dome.   I loved being there, experiencing moments rare,…

Read More

When asked the frequently asked question, “How are you?” An old and wonderful friend of mine used to respond with, “STILL KICKING, BUT NOT AS HIGH!” That’s my situation, too. Still swimming, but not as far, Still dancing, but not as fast. Still loving, but not as often. Still sleeping, but not as regular. Still…

Read More

Welllllll, let me see now, art is in the eye of the beholder .so they say But let me elaborate a little on that. Art is in the EAR of the BEHEARER. Art is in the HAND of the BEGRABBER. Art is 1n the NOSE of the BESNIFFER. Art is in the TONGUE of the BETASTER. Art is…

Read More

‘Twas an ordinary morning, on an ordinary day in the very ordinary village (except the oranges) of Orangeville when the unthinkable occurred. Since time began oranges magically appeared at the fruit stand in the village square. All the townspeople, and those who came before them assumed there would be an unending supply of oranges in…

Read More

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 In Boston, Massachusetts. From a modest beginning as the son of a candle-maker, he became a highly intelligent and prolific adult who lived a long life of fame and fortune. He made multiple contributions to humanity everywhere. He was an author, printer, political theorist, politician, businessman, musician,…

Read More

The Signing of the Declaration of Independence was a magnificent moment in human history. The document boldly announced to the world the separation of the American colonies from the British Kingdom, and gave detailed, powerful justification for the action taken. It was the first, formal assertion, by a whole people, of their right to a…

Read More