Black as night I’ll always be,
Until my mother smothers me. Then clear as ice I will become
In the rough.
Thank you, Mum!
What am I?
Scroll down for the answer...
It's a challenge...
I didn't get this one..... Read more
“To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.”
—OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, American writer and physician... Read more
"The Pistachio Principle"
People who were serve the nuts in the shell consumed about 40 percent fewer calories than those who snacked on the ready-to-eat version. Why?
Prying them open slows your pace so you can realize you're sated. ... Read more
“A previously unknown Canadian singer has finally found fame after writing a song about his struggle to get compensation from United Airlines. Dave Carroll claims his Taylor acoustic guitar was damaged by baggage handlers at Chicago’s O’Hare air... Read more
I’m a cartoon character.
I was created in America in 1949.
What I lack in stature, I make up in wealth.
People think I am crazy, but I am actually just nearsighted.
My Christian name is Quincy.
I played Scrooge in a... Read more
Honoree: Simon Norris
Notable Achievement: Being the first person to have a letter addressed and delivered to him in a public restroom
The Story: Norris, a homeless recovering alcoholic, requested temporary housing from the city of Bou... Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
—STEPHEN LEACOCK, Canadian economist and writer... Read more
You'll burn more calories. Since walking in the snow is tougher than walking on solid ground (you have to lift your feet higher as you step), you'll burn more calories-even if you walk slower than your usual pace.
You'll tone up faster. Y... Read more
“And what I’ve learned is not to believe in magical leaders any more; that character and compassion are more important than ideology; and that even if it’s absurd to think you can change things, it’s even more absurd to think that it’s foolish a... Read more
What's your favorite pastime on frosty winter days?
Playing board games - 3 percent
Cooking/Baking - 37 percent
Skiing, snowboarding or ice skating - 18 percent
Curling up with a cup of tea and a good book - 26 percent
Drinking hot ... Read more
I'm having knee replacement surgery tomorrow and yes, I am a little scared. Even though I know many people who have had the surgery with great success...I think it's the fear of the unknown, you know what I mean? I have always been a worrier..... Read more