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Monday, Some Positivity to get you through it!

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Mondays, you might as well love them! Here's some positivity to help you on this Monday! Quotes from women we've known through the years! Barbra Streisand --I love things that are indescribable, like the taste of an avocado or the smell of a gardenia.  To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad o...
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What's the Word? April 4, 2021

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What's the Word? We're all familiar with words like, cluelessness, uninformed, unawareness. How about a word that you could use about the person that fits the description and not sound insulting. The word is nescience. **Merriam-Webster - Definition: Lack of knowledge or awareness **Merriam - Webster: example in a sentence: the appalling nescience of today's high schoolers concerning international affairs Now, I would take out the appalling in that sentence and most people would be clueless as t...
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What's the Word?

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What's the Word?  You ever write a word and you're not sure witch or which spelling is correct? I mean, really, there or they're pronunced the same, but there or their spelled differently.  Well, there's a word for those words. Actually, there's more than one word, of course! According to Merriam-Webster: Homophones are words that sound the same but are different in meaning or spelling. Homographs are spelled the same, but differ in meaning or pronunciation. Homonyms can be either...
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MAR
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Ringo Starr 2021

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Ringo Starr, all about Peace and Love! Those aren't just words, he takes action through his art, music, talent! I see that Ringo's back in the news! I grew up under the Beatles influence, my oldest brother was (still is) a HUGE Beatles fan! I watched their movies too, showing the lighter side of the FAB Four, Ringo was always the fall guy. Their movies were just fun to watch. I love Ringo in so many ways. He's all about Peace and Love which was big in the 1960's and 1970's.  Ringo has ...
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How Odd?

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There's some weird facts out there, right? I mean, some of the things people come up with, you  wonder what kind of mind they had?  The follwing are a few examples: Pay for sunlight? Who would think of taxing windows in a building? Well, according to weird facts, William III introduced a tax in 1696 requiring those who had more than 6 windows in their house to pay a levy! No, really, it was known as daylight robbery!  In order to avoid the tax, people would brick up all windo...
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Wnctimes Takes a Look Back: 40 Years Ago

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Cost of Living 1981How Much things cost in 1981Yearly Inflation Rate USA10.35% Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 875 Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 15.75% Average Cost of new house $78,200 Median Price Of and Existing Home $66,400 Average Income per year $21,050.00 Average Monthly Rent $315.00 Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.25 Below are some Prices for UK guides in Pounds SterlingAverage House Price 24,188Gallon of Petrol 1.32Yearly Inflation Rate UK 11.9%Interest Rates Year End B...
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JAN
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Not just a guys' club: Resistance training benefits older women just as much as older men

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 Date: January 7, 2021Source:University of New South WalesSummary:Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study shows.Men and women aged over 50 can reap similar relative benefits from resistance training, a new study led by UNSW Sydney shows.While men are likely to gain more absolute muscle size, the gains relative to body size are on par to women's.The findings, recently published in Sports Medicine, consolidated the results of 30 diff...
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DEC
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And So This is Chistmas

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I sit here on Christmas Eve 2020, it's raining, seems fitting .... so much sadness,so much griefNo end in sight as illness and deaths rise,no sign of relief. Words to a song comes to mind from a long time ago by John Lennon Happy Xmas (War is Over) So this is ChristmasAnd what have you doneAnother year overA new one just begunAnd so this is ChristmasI hope you have funThe near and the dear onesThe old and the youngA very merry ChristmasAnd a happy New YearLet's hope it's a good oneWithout a...
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DEC
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Dr. Jill Biden, Keep the Title You Earned

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Dr. Jill Biden was trending on Twitter this morning. I was curious as to why, so I clicked on it and was surprised at what I found.  There was an article written by Joseph Epstein in the editorial section of the Washington Street Journal. I am not familiar with Epstein and after reading the full article "Is there a Doctor in the house? Not if you need an M.D.'  ,I don't plan on getting to know this Epstein. The following is the beginning of his article: "Madame First Lady—Mrs. Bid...
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DEC
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40 Years Ago Today, John Lennon was Shot and Killed

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Hard to believe it was 40 years ago today, John Lennon, a man of peace, was shot and killed. His music and his words will live forever.  It's hard for a lot of people to understand the impact of John's death. He was just 40 years old, yet he was known to the world for almost 20 years. The Beatles hit the shores of the United States in 1964.  They became popular right away, back then there were not the huge numbers of bands like today. The Beatles were no more in 1980 when John was kill...
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NOV
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The man walked into Nighttown on Sunday in Cleveland, ordered the beer and asked for the check, which came to $7.02, owner Brendan Ring wrote on Facebook.  Ring said the man wished him well and told him to share the tip with the four employees who were working brunch service. As the man walked out, Ring wrote, he looked down at the tip and "realized he l...
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NOV
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$7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poaching in Eastern Oregon

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$7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poaching in Eastern Oregon For Immediate Release, November 4, 2020   Contact Amaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity, (707) 779-9613, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Danielle Moser, Oregon Wild, (503) 975-0482, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Brooks Fahy, Predator Defense, (541) 520-6003, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.ie Taylor, Northwest Animal Rights Network, (971) 288-6184, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] $7,600 Reward Offered for Info on Wolf Poachin...
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OCT
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Pence's Non Answer When Asked What Happens if ACA Overturned

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Wnctimes -- It's all over the news... how Harris 'refused to answer the question.'  The question asked by Susan Page, the monorator to Pence was how people with pre-existing conditions would be protected if the Affordable Care Act was overturned. Instead of answering the question he was asked, Pence began talking about abortion and then asked his own question to Harris 'Are you and Joe Biden going to pack the court?' The focus is on Harris not answering Pence's question instead of...
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SEP
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Ecologists confirm Alan Turing’s theory for Australian fairy circles

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PRESS RELEASE   No. 125 - 22.09.2020 International research team led by Göttingen University shows patterned vegetation regenerates by "ecosystem engineering" of the grasses  Fairy circles are one of nature's greatest enigmas and most visually stunning phenomena. An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has now, for the first time, collected detailed data to show that Alan Turing's model explains the striking vegetation patterns of the Australian fairy cir...
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Grilled Chicken & Provolone Cheese Sandwich

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So, we got a Black Stone Grill this summer! My husband has wanted one for a long time. I couldn't believe my luck when I walked into Walmart and they had one already put together! Not only that, but it also had air fryers and a bun warmer!  Since COVID-19, we don't go out to eat and having this grill, we don't miss it! Tonight, we had yummy sandwiches and lobster cakes. I bought boneless, skinless chicken that was already cut to use as chicken tenders, some provolone cheeze, tomatoes, ...
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AUG
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Teleportation in live musical performance

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Teleportation in Live Musical Performance  Science Daily Date: July 2, 2020 Source: University of Plymouth Summary: A new study explains for the first time how quantum supercomputers could be helpful in the world of making and performing music. FULL STORY Teleportation is most commonly the stuff of science fiction and, for many, would conjure up the immortal phrase "Beam me up, Scotty." However, a new study has described how its status in science fact could actually be employ...
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When you're smiling, the whole world really does smile with you

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When You're Smiling, The Whole World Really Does Smile With You! Science Daily -- Date: August 13, 2020 Source: University of South Australia Summary: From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile -- how it picks you up, changes your outlook, and generally makes you feel better. But is it all smoke and mirrors, or is there a scientific backing to the claim? Groundbreaking research confirms that the act of smiling can trick your mind into being more p...
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Spoonful of Positve So Needed During These Hard Times!

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We're all indoors most of the time. So many are facing hard times, unsure of what the future holds.  Fear of the unknown, decisions to make that we never thought we would face.  We need to take time to breathe, to just be... to lighten up, even just for a rew moments. Let's share a 'Spoonful of Positive' and maybe smile a little bit.  Worry is like a rocking chair: It gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere," humorist Erma Bombeck.  "Nothing in life is to be fea...
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German nudist chases down boar who snatched his laptop

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BERLIN (AP) — A German nudist had the last laugh after giving chase to a wild boar that had run off with a bag containing his laptop.  Pictures posted on social media show the naked man running after a sow and her two piglets to the mirth of fellow bathers at Berlin's Teufelssee, or Devil's Lake. Adele Landauer,  an actor and coach who says she took the pictures, wrote that the pigs first helped themselves to somebody's pizza before grabbing the bag. When the owner realized what had ha...
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AUG
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How Odd: North Carolina Odd News Stories

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Wnctimes looks for odd stories to share, and today it's all about Odd News Stories. You know, stories that make you think 'How Odd!' ATM Stolen  So, it would be odd enough for someone to steal an ATM, ritght? This story has another twist. This ATM machine was stolen with a excavator, that was stolen! Makes one wonder, what kind of person steals a whole ATM and who would take an excavator to steal it? Wouldn't you want to make a sneak attack? An excavator is huge, noisy and then, to dig out ...
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