This month in History

This month in History: July

General events not linked to a date: National Baked Bean MonthNational Culinary Arts Month National Hot Dog Month National Ice Cream Month National Picnic Month National Pickle Month 1 July Scarecrow Day (US) Canada Day International Joke Day National Gingersnap Day 1860 Charles Goodyear R.I.P. He invented the process named ‘vulcanization’ which made the commercial use of rubber possible. Vulcanized…

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This month in History

This month in History: June

General events not linked to a day National Candy Month National Dairy Month National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month National Iced Tea Month National Papaya Month First Friday in June: National Donut Day 1 June National Hazelnut Cake Day Donut Day 1935 Compulsory Driving Test is introduced for all drivers in England 1938 Superman Appears For The First Time in…

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This month in History

This month in History: May

General events not linked to a day National Beef Month National Barbecue Month National Loaded Potato Month National Chocolate Custard Month National Egg Month National Hamburger Month National Salad Month National Salsa Month National Strawberry Month May 1-7: National Raisin Week May 3-9: National Herb Week First Saturday in May: National Homebrew Day The 3rd Monday of May and the…

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Books I read, Uncategorized

Book I Read: When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head

PHOTOGRAPH Description on Takealot When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying to modernise farming methods to benefit the community. The two outsiders join forces, but their task…

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Books I read, Uncategorized

Book I Read:The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Description on Goodreads Meet little Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant Toad. Over one hundred years since their first appearance in 1908, they’ve become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity, folly, and friendship. And their misadventures-in gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their Wild Wood-continue to capture readers’ imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up. Begun…

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This month in History

This month in History: April

General events not linked to a day National Florida Tomato Month National BLT Sandwich Month National Soft Pretzel Month National Soyfoods Month National Grilled Cheese Month National Garlic Month April 12-18: National Egg Salad Week 1 April National Soylent Green Day National Sourdough Bread Day April Fool’s Day 1918 Royal Air force is Founded 1946 Hawaii Earthquake and Tsunami 1970…

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Books I read

Book I Read: The Night They Came For Til by Rebekah Lee Jenkins

Description on Amazon “The night they came for Til, they took me too.” In the tenements of London England, 1904 is a dangerous time to be suffragettes on crusade. Shannon’s aunt Matilda “Til” Stone, gynecologist and suffragette, believes women should have the right to birth control and self determination. After ten years spent at Til’s side, Shannon has trained as…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 2:09

This week is as chaotic in unique words as previous weeks. Lol! Yup, no real theme here. I haven’t had a #99words #flashfiction post on my Instagram in a while. Maybe I should make these words my prompts…hmmm I like that idea… Anyways, enjoy with me! vociferous – marked by or given to vehement insistent outcry; conspicuously and offensively loud;…

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Travel Adventures

Visiting London: Her Majesty’s Theatre

Both hubby and I love the theatre. Before we even landed, we knew that a visit to West End was a must! Since we were in London, Her Majesty’s Theatre sounded like the perfect choice! This theatre is gorgeous. Other than the obvious fact that it dates from a bygone era, it is majestic and beautiful. Funny thing is, the…

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Books I read

Book I Read: The Adventures of Silly Billy: Sillogy Volume 1 by Greg McVicker

Description on Amazon Irish Author and Poet, Greg McVicker, brings us on three, true life adventures from his childhood while growing up in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. These hilarious, heartwarming stories will have readers laughing continuously, all the while reflecting on their own memories of yesterday. This book is suitable for all ages! Every character within The Adventures of Silly…

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