As a writer, I do lots of research on a lot of things. One of the most fun parts of that is stumbling on interesting places that I can visit virtually. Here are 13 places you can jetset to for free!
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The front page of the online Merriam-Websters has a top lookup list that refreshes every thirty seconds. These are the first thirteen words I saw this morning. It’s interesting, some of the choices on this list.
My version of a tribute to Betty White, Sidney Poitier, and Bob Saget… 1. May 8, 2010: when Betty hosted SNL 2. Lilies of the Field (1963): when Sidney’s character leads the nuns to sing Amen 3. May 2, 2013: when Bob shared his filthy comedic mind with Conan 4. January 23, 2010: when Betty […]
My reading tastes are usually pretty eclectic, which is probably obvious by the list below. I’m also a mood reader, which means I’m usually reading three or four books at a time. Here are some that are releasing this year that I want to read! 1. Book of Living Secrets by Madelaine Roux release date: […]
I love the holidays, and I adore all the different traditions that exist around the world! 1. Mexico: Noche de Los Rábanos, or Night of the Radishes This is a newer tradition, begun just 124 years ago in Oaxaco, Mexico. It was originally inspired by merchants who tried to attract shoppers as they passed by on […]
In my previous life, I was a linguist in the US Army, Polish and Vietnamese. But I’ve always been a language nerd. Even now, I’m learning Swedish because, well, just because. So, yes, I nerd out for language things. Yesterday, I ran across a meme about nonsense words in different languages, which led me to […]
Today’s list is all about TV shows of the past, some old and some OLD. My hubby and I were talking about a couple of these last night, hence the topic choice! 1. Hee-Haw (1969-1992, 1996-1997) Okay, don’t judge me. But I loved this show as a kid. For those not in the know, Hee-Haw […]
Today, I decide to curate a list of crafty things I want to make. Okay, I know there are a lot of gnomes… I’m only a little obsessed. The patterns are linked in the captions where available. 1. holiday gnome ornaments I bought this one from Etsy, and I can’t wait to make them! They’re […]
Today’s thirteen reflects the wide variety of things I watch on YouTube with regularity!! 1. paper crafting I watch a lot of paper crafting videos, even though it’s not something I do very much of. It’s very soothing! 2. Rosanna Pansino I usually watch her on the Try Guys Without a Recipe series, but then […]
I was a teen of the 1980’s, a time of questionable fashion and great music. Here’s my best of… 1. The Facts of Life I loved this show! 2. the birth of MTV Back when it was still music! Yo! MTV Raps, Headbangers Ball, The very first video aired 3. SWATCH watches They weren’t so […]