I have had to cut back on the time I spend on workouts. The doctors found non cancerous tumors in my stomach area. After the surgery on the 14th, I should be able to start "real" workouts again. (After a bit of healing time.) However, for no... Read more
I had heard this before: "Which is the largest of the Greek islands?
Your answer: Crete
At 3,219 square miles, Crete is only slightly smaller than either Cyprus or Puerto Rico. It is the largest of the Greek islands, and the fifth larg... Read more
This would be a funny match. I need to write that book someday. "Literature loves a strong lady! Pick the choice that does NOT match the heroine up with her author.
Your answer: Scarlett O'Hara; author H.G. Wells
It was Margaret Mitc... Read more
Both stood the test of time, really. It is funny how much music can mean to people, over the years. Oh well, we all need our hobbies to relax at the end of the day. Which classic album prevented the The Jimi Hendrix Experience's debut album, ... Read more
Purple used to be the color of royalty. Think of how badly it would suck to collect sea snail mucous all day long for a job. "Which of these colors is commonly associated with royalty?
Your answer: purple
In Roman and Greek times, the... Read more
P.S. Doctors found two non cancerous tumors in my hips this week. This could explain why I have been working out constantly and STILL having fitness issues! They say I need surgery this year. I am greatly looking forward to it at this point. ... Read more
I do NOT like Adolf, yet I am car shopping lately. It it very odd, the attitutdes that car manufacturers have had over the years. Some really want to help the consumer, while others go in for the programed obsolescence, bad materials, and shod... Read more
Steampunk is a new music name for much of what was an "industrial" scene a few years back. Some of my friends hate the name change, but heck, what is in a name anyway? "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" according to Shakespeare, b... Read more
I am taking a medical psychology class right now. We are memorizing from the text book parts of the human brain. The functions of the optic nerve are very interesting, odd that it came up on trivia today. "In the human body, the optic nerve s... Read more
"A 2001 study published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise found that sedentary women with high blood pressure reduced their systolic blood pressure and body mass by walking 9,700 steps per day at a self-selected pace for 24 weeks." SP... Read more
Getting to the "Bottom" of things. The sitcom "Bottom" ran for three series between 1991 and 1995, and spawned a film and several live tours.
Jeremy Strong's children's books include titles such as "My Brother's Famous Bottom", "My Brother's F... Read more
Yea I don't think "The Magpie" has the same ring of darkness really. "Name this bird that shares its name with a very famous poem by Edgar Allan Poe. They are sometimes called wolf-birds.
magpi... Read more
Bowie is high on my workout music list. "Which legendary British singer had hits with "Space Oddity", "Rebel Rebel" and "Let's Dance"?
Your answer: David Bowie
Bowie's real name is David Robert Hayward-Jones. He has sold over 136 mill... Read more
I am back at night school this week. Juggling school and family, while keeping up a workout schedule has been VERY hard to do. Somehow, this week I did okay.... Read more
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I was going to hit the gym extra this week, but Alexandria had to go to the doctor this week. I was stuck sitting in the hospital room for hours. So much for health kicks. She gets in a fight with some kids at school. They stuff her with meds ... Read more