National Humor Month ~ Awareness

April just happens to be National Humor Month. Now I am an active participant in the spreading of Humor, I practice all year long, but this month was created to enhance awareness. Humor is so important. Did you know that there are people who do not know Humor? Yes, these poor souls do not understand, nor do they partake in…

Friday the 13th

Paraskevidekatriaphobia. The fear of Friday the 13. Friday the 13 as an unlucky day is a relatively new superstition. According to most folklorists, there is no real written evidence for Friday the 13 being unlucky. The earliest known reference in English is in Henry Sutherland Edwards’ 1869 biography of Gioachino Rossini: “Rossini was surrounded to the last by admiring and affectionate friends; Why…

Off-Roading in Nevada Desert

There is something about Off-Roading, hopping in the Range Rover and going out into the Nevada desert. I happen to love the desert. Where most see nothing but dirt and sagebrush, I see beauty.  There is so much to see, so many hidden treasures. There is life in the desert. I have seen Pronghorn, mustangs, rabbits, reptiles of all sorts,…

Happy Merry Easter

The Night Before Easter Author Unknown ‘Twas the night before Easter. All was calm and laid back. Fred, the mouse in the kitchen, snarfed down a late snack. The eggs were all dyed but still drippy and sticky… To be honest, they looked just a little bit icky. There were big jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and such, And as Fred…

International Guitar Month

April is International Guitar Month.  The guitar is an old instrument, having  been around for some 3,300 years ago, although they didn’t quite look like today’s instruments. The word guitar is descended from the Latin word cithara, the modern guitar itself is not believed to have descended from the Roman instrument. There are many theories of where the modern guitar comes from.. One commonly cited theory is…