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Attention Animal Lovers: Do You Agree With This Statement?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

A few weeks ago, A.S. and I were visiting my parents and I noticed a cute little saying that was framed in my parents’ house. It stated, “No home is complete without the… Tap tap tap of doggie feet”.

Of course it made me “paws” (no pun intended) for a minute and I asked myself if I agreed with the statement. Growing up we always had a dog. Whether it was Peppy, Princess, Duchess or JD, one thing was always for sure – we loved to have a dog running around. They were always loving and so much fun. We really enjoyed teaching them new tricks.

My parents still have a dog — a cute little Bijon that is very loveable and pretty much wants to sit in your lap 24/7. At this point we don’t have a dog, but who knows? That might change down the road because as the little saying goes, “No home is complete without the… Tap tap tap of doggie feet”.

  • Do you agree with the little saying?
  • What is the favorite dog you ever had?
  • Are you a dog or cat person?

 I look forward to reading your comments.

Attention Food Lovers: Do You Only Pick Out Certain Items On The Dish?

Monday, August 6th, 2012

So there I am in the buffet line with a colleague (A.B.) and while we were chatting she asks me, “Do you pick out only the things you want out of a certain dish?” Meaning, if the dish is beef and broccoli, do I only scoop out the beef? Or if a salad that has feta or mozzarella, do I take only that food item since I like that tremendously and may not like the rest of the stuff in the dish?

I thought about her question and the short answer is “yes.” I probably take a bigger proportion of the items I like and leave behind things I don’t. Beware cashews in the cashew & chicken dish or mozzarella in the caprese salad – you are all mine!

So what do you do?

  • Do you tend to take only the items you like from the dish?
  • Do you take a big scoop and only eat what you like and leave the rest on your plate?
  • Don’t laugh, but what is the proper thing to do?

I look forward to reading your comments.

Time To Relax, Take A Break, And Take A Quick Quiz On Marilyn Monroe!

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

If you were in Chicago the past year or so and were walking down Michigan Avenue, you may have admired a 26 feet, 4,000 pound statue of Marilyn Monroe. Recently, the statue has been taken down in preparation for its move to Palm Springs.

I am still amazed by how often Marilyn Monroe’s name comes up. Stars of today are often compared to Marilyn and it appears that her fame, image, and legacy will carry on forever. Can you believe Marilyn Monroe passed away 50 years ago on August 5, 1962?

With that said take a moment and take a quick 10 question quiz. The questions are rotated so feel free to take the quiz a number of times.

Also, please don’t look up the answers on the web. As always, the quiz will be timed with the number of correct answers and seconds it took you to take the quiz posted.

Have fun and good luck!

CLICK HERE to take the quiz!

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A Big Thank You With New Technology!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Six years ago when I started writing this blog, barely anyone at all knew about Twitter. Today is August 1st and I wanted to thank you using the latest technology – a quick tweet!

It means so much to me that you are still reading the blog and commenting so often. Without you there is NO reason to have a blog – Thanks!

PS – The body of the message was exactly 140 characters!

PSS – I look forward to reading any thoughts you have regarding the last six years!