Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Trivia Answers

Did you take my Thanksgiving trivia quiz?  Here are the answers: 1.  Thanksgiving is celebrated only in the United States.       False.  Canada celebrates a thanksgiving also.  2.  The Greek Goddess of Corn is:      (a) Demeter 3.  The first … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trivia

1.  Thanksgiving is celebrated only in the United States.       True or False? 2.  The Greek Goddess of Corn is:       (a) Demeter    (b) Cornucopia     (c) Ceres     (d) Grainophillia 3.  The first department store to hold a Thanksgiving parade was: … Continue reading

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They’re Going Up

I noticed that some of my neighbors have been busy putting up their outdoor Christmas lights.  I figure that’s only fair since stores are playing Christmas music and rushing to open on Thanksgiving for the Christmas shopping season.  But I … Continue reading

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Missed A Meeting

I missed the meeting of the Knitters’ Guild today. The program was to feature a local shop owner, Georgia Druen, who has written a book on, I believe, top down raglan sweaters in sizes from babies to adults. I really … Continue reading

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What Do They Do WIth Them?

I’ve noticed more and more charities are asking that you donate your car to them. I assume they mean that when you get a new car, you give them your old one rather than trade it in on the purchase. … Continue reading

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Annoyed With Boy Scouts

I’m annoyed with the local Boy Scouts. Last Saturday was their big food drive. They collect canned food which is then donated to local food pantries. This is a huge undertaking; they collect at least two million cans. So they … Continue reading

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Going to the Symphony

I’m going to the Symphony tonight to hear Peter Grimes. I don’t ever remember hearing this before so I’m really looking forward to it. One reason is that is by Benjamin Britten (I think!). Guess I’ll need to check my … Continue reading

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