A few Friday love stories for ya…

Last Friday on my volunteering shift, I got a special assignment… One of the clients has been requesting some pie for several months. The standard issue meals can get a bit bland, so he’s been asking constantly if meals on wheels can bring him some pie – to change things up. So last week, one Read more about A few Friday love stories for ya…[…]

Chinese New Year 🏮 🏮 – Let’s celebrate!

🏮Happy Chinese New Year!!!🏮 Here are some fun facts for ya… About 2 Billion people will be celebrating Chinese new year today! (actually they started last night and will continue for the next 15 days – that’s a long holiday!) More fireworks will be set off today than any other day of the year! These Read more about Chinese New Year 🏮 🏮 – Let’s celebrate![…]

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Fun times in Quarantine!

  A few fun updates from Joel’s house…   – Yesterday, while wearing my face mask, I thought it’d be a good idea to clean the front of it with an alcohol wipe. Turned out to be a horrible idea. I nearly fainted. Lessons learned – don’t put chemicals right near the breathing hole. – Read more about Fun times in Quarantine![…]

Don’t celebrate too early!

A few weeks ago my wife came to me with some exciting news… She was getting a pay raise at work! She heard all about it on a conference call… “Due to teachers having to work from home, the school is giving everyone a $70 per day pay increase!” Woohoo! We opened a nice bottle of wine Read more about Don’t celebrate too early![…]

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It’s the 1st of the Month – Time to Celebrate!

About 5 years ago, my wife and I started a tradition of celebrating the 1st of every month. It sounds silly, but we love it. We do this because: 1) It began when we bought our first rental property together. Rent checks come in on the 1st of each month, and even though most (sometimes Read more about It’s the 1st of the Month – Time to Celebrate![…]

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Holidays are over – get back to work!

  OK, you’ve had your fun. The holidays are over… Now it’s time to get back to your job and regular life. Wait, what?! Just because the holidays are over, who says we have to stop celebrating? I don’t know about you guys, but my decorations aren’t coming down anytime soon! No matter the season Read more about Holidays are over – get back to work![…]

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Today Statistics – Pre-Christmas…

  Did you know, today…   – You’re probably going to get richer! Because statistically, Monday is the most likely day of the week that the US stock market will rise, rather than fall. – We’re probably in for good weather, too… Mondays have the least chance of rain! – There will be 384,701 babies born today. Read more about Today Statistics – Pre-Christmas…[…]

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Halloween – Statistics in the USA – 2019

  Today is Halloween! And there’s some weird stuff going on tonight… – Americans will spend about $8.8 billion in preparation for Halloween tonight 🤮. – 22% of Americans will go to a haunted house attraction. – And 80% of those haunted houses are operated by charities! (It’s a good thing, because they generate ~$300mil Read more about Halloween – Statistics in the USA – 2019[…]

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4th of July – Statistics for 2019

  🇺🇸 Today is Independence Day! 🇺🇸 Here is what we crazy American’s will get up to… – We will eat A LOT of hot dots today… About 150 million. – 37 million hot dogs will have come from Iowa. – And 70% of the lettuce in our salads was grown in California! – 26% Read more about 4th of July – Statistics for 2019[…]