That’s a Wrap

Hello, readers! In honor of All the News that’s fit to Print Day, here’s a bit of old news: It’s International Women Inventors Month! And on February 10, 1943, Vesta Stoudt, while working at an ordinance plant during WWII, came up with an idea of improving the way ammunition boxes were sealed to provide quickerContinue reading “That’s a Wrap”

Shivers and Short Stories

Happy 2022, dear Readers! Farmer’s Almanac (.com) suggests we bundle up for a “Season of Shivers” across much of the United States during what “may well be the longest and coldest winter we’ve seen in years,” Global warming is so last year 😉 Having spent the entire week after Christmas feeling snowbound, I couldn’t waitContinue reading “Shivers and Short Stories”

Gratitude is Long Remembered

Hello everyone! I love this time of year, don’t you? As we count our blessings this holiday season, may we also make our blessings count. I was delighted to see Christmas decorations adorning a drive-thru window the other day. But, I was also curious, why so early? We haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving yet. I saidContinue reading “Gratitude is Long Remembered”

Nature Always Knows

If by chance we miss the changing colors, a chill in the morning air, it’s nice to know that nature has an abundance of seasonal displays to remind us just how synchronized the environment is with life, both wild and civilized. For example, the annual late October (St. John’s Day) departure of Cliff Swallows fromContinue reading “Nature Always Knows”