Monthly Archives: February 2016

Leap Day

Hurrah! Today is the bonus day of the year.  Do you celebrate or observe anything special on the extra day of each intercalary year? Maybe you simply note that today means that the end of February “leaps over” one of … Continue reading

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Something About Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin Siegel could probably be classified as a psychopathic murderer.  His activities included hustling, bootlegging, drug trafficking, and killing.  He was capable of murdering someone without hesitation then snatch their valuables. As a criminal, Siegel was a frightful, terrible man. On the … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Day

Ursus maritimus means “maritime bear”.  Interestingly enough, the polar bear, is classified as a marine mammal. This is because a polar bear spends most of its life on sea ice. These large, powerful carnivores are also culturally important to the … Continue reading

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New Edge Greens …Floral Friday

While assembling today’s projects, I listened to some electronic, new age instrumental music. The format was a conscious choice, because I’ve learned that different styles of music alter the direction of my creativity. For instance, if I want to make … Continue reading

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Detachment

My guru once reminded me that the chains of my bondage are voluntarily worn. I can remove those chains quite easily if I ever decide to shed them. There is no need to delve into the subconscious mind to free myself of … Continue reading

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Inconvenience Yourself Day

I glanced at my holiday calendar and found out that today is “Inconvenience Yourself Day”.  On the face of it, this seems like an odd concept.  Don’t we usually seek out ways to make life more convenient for ourselves?  Why … Continue reading

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Healthier Pancakes

A couple of weeks ago, our town’s annual “Pancake Feed” took place.  At the previous “feeds”, regular, white flour pancakes were served on  paper or styrofoam plates, accompanied by either sausages or strips of bacon.  At the tables were bottles of generic … Continue reading

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