Monthly Archives: May 2011

Counting Bears…much different from counting sheep…!

This is an absolutely adorable story about counting bears in Algonquin park in northern Ontario. Sounds like a boring subject, but the adorable bears and the host’s humor make it a great story… Rick Mercer takes you up close and … Continue reading

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Tips on tipping…on a trip…!!!

This is always a problem for me…who and what to tip…! Well, here is some great information from Hospitality Staffing Solutions. Following these are my personal tipping rules… Off course this is mostly for the United States. Hope this helps … Continue reading

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Tomato – is it a fruit or a vegetable…or don’t you care…?

                                So…what is this tasty treat…fruit or vegetable?   I have a saying on my signature line for my email that I love. Don’t know … Continue reading

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Coffee Filters – millions…er thousands…er hundreds of uses!!!

         COFFEE FILTERS   Coffee  filters ….. Who knew!   And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar Tree for almost nothing even the large ones… 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the  microwave.   2. Clean windows, … Continue reading

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Flowers made from discarded road signs!

Flowers made from highway signs! This is great cooperation! Students from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania team up with PennDOT to produce lovely metal flowers!   This should be encouraged everywhere and displayed along the highways…much better than the boring highway … Continue reading

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Floral Carpet in Brussels, Belgium…!

Floral Carpet in Brussels, Belgium…made from begonias…! Officially, the first “carpet” of flowers was created in 1971 on the Grand Place by E. Stautemans. He was born in Zottegem and graduated from Ghent Horticultural College.   The carpet is typically … Continue reading

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Michigan Wind Farm…!!!

Michigan will have a wind farm in Gratiot County! It is about time. Michigan is getting with the rest of the world. I saw thousands of giant white windmills in Spain…   If you want to know more…check out the article … Continue reading

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