To really know how old you are, here is a little quiz to see how much you remember from the past.
Weird and Wacky News
Spending summers with my grandparents in Indiana were full of days fishing, swimming, working in the garden and history.
My Grandma Wants All Politicians to participate and try to survive on “our” Social Security
When it rains it pours and last week was a tropical storm at my house!
This story has the usual dramatic ending that is only available from the wisdom of my 89 year old grandmother.
Many years ago, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside. People realized they had been burying their loved ones alive.
In the olden days, urine was used to tan animal skins and some very interesting phrases developed that are still used today.
For those of you who like to take quizzes, here is another interesting one for you. This time the topic is Global Warming. Take the quiz and see how well you do!
The article claims it was written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written.” 90 years old and still writing a column for a Cleveland Newspaper? I was taken by surprise when I found the Ohio Web site and saw a photo image of Ms. Brett.
Anesthetics are substances to deaden pain. Long ago, doctors used alcohol such as wine or brandy to perform surgeries. In fact, until about 150 years ago, patients were expected to just withstand the pain of the procedure. The phrase, ‚Äúbite the bullet‚Äù came from surgeries that were performed on the battlefield before the days of anesthesia.
A story of cremation ashes mistaken for cocaine during a Florida home burglary makes for a tale woven of fact and fiction.. Often news lines become blurred with lore and this is a perfect example. Can you figure out which part is fact and which part is fiction?
It’s harder and harder to separate truth and the perception of truth, especially if your eyes want to believe and your heart hopes that what you see is what you get – WYSIWYG