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Things Change

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      0 comments

"Who created the character Fagin, who lived off the money stolen by the children under his tutelage? Your answer: Charles Dickens Fagin is a character from Dickens' classic novel "Oliver Twist." The 1968 musical film "Oliver" was based on the no... Read more

Boats

Friday, May 06, 2011      0 comments

I was staying overnight in the hotel part of this boat (back in the 1980s) when my brother first started calling me the nickname "PoeDaughter" after seeing the Beetlejuice movie on cable. The Beetlejuice movie is ironically about ghosts. I didn... Read more

Downs

Saturday, April 30, 2011      2 comments

Found more bunnies in the back of my place today. A hole full of babies this time. It is starting to be Watership Downs out there. I let them be in peace. "Rabbits and hares were formerly classified in the order Rodentia (rodent) until 1912, ... Read more

Life

Thursday, April 28, 2011      0 comments

"The lives of three of these philosophers overlapped somewhat in both time and place. But which of the following could not possibly have met any of the others? Your answer: Cicero Socrates, Plato and Aristotle all lived in Athens in th... Read more

On Tour

Friday, April 08, 2011      0 comments

I got free tickets to DEVO and Penn and Teller this month. DEVO has an amazing stage show as great as ever with large video graphics on screen behind them on stage. They were innovators of video music back at the start of videos on cable TV.... Read more

Health

Thursday, March 31, 2011      2 comments

Sadly, I gained 15 pounds when I could NOT work out due to being sick for a few weeks. That sucks. I am fixing that now. Setbacks happen. :-)... Read more

Explain

Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

This is also how bad it feels to run without an asthma inhaler when you need one badly, and the government will not give you health care for asthma. "What theory was Einstein trying to explain when he said, "When a man sits with a pretty girl f... Read more

City

Friday, March 18, 2011      2 comments

This oddly prophetic trivia answer I got today was written BEFORE the quake in Japan this year. An irony is that I just re started playing Pokemon games with a Pokewalker this month. Pokemon means "pocket-monsters" which are a pocket sized anim... Read more

Book

Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

I am feeling better now that three days has past since my doctor visit. However, I am still sitting and reading most of the time. "Which of the following did Jules Verne not write? Your answer: Oliver Twist Jules Verne is known as the... Read more

Cartoon

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      3 comments

I knew Astro Boy was old, but not that it was the first anime cartoon in the U.S. 'Major Astro' was a childrens show originating from Wichita, Kansas. In the mid-1960s it aired the first anime syndicated for broadcast in the US. What was the ani... Read more

Hat

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      3 comments

How the heck would rope make you look mean? "Edward Teach was an infamous pirate who thought his men to be ruthless whilst sailing the seven seas. What other name did Mr. Teach go by? Your answer: Blackbeard Blackbeard would stuff bur... Read more

Treaty

Friday, March 11, 2011      1 comments

I remember the first time I visited the palace of Versailles when young. Trivia today online: "What was the name of the body which is the predecessor of the United Nations? Your answer: The League of Nations The League of Nations was ... Read more

Film

Sunday, March 06, 2011      2 comments

Woot! Got my top fav answer in online trivia today! "Bela Lugosi starred in the classic 1931 film version of what vampire story? Your answer: Dracula Bela Lugosi became typecast as a horror actor in films such as "Dracula", "Murders i... Read more

Time

Friday, March 04, 2011      2 comments

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

Fifth

Friday, February 25, 2011      2 comments

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


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