Sunday, April 30, 2017

Stuff on the Way to Other Stuff: Snow? What Snow??

We got somewhere around 1 1/2 feet of snow Friday and Saturday. 

It made for a much more peaceful weekend. Sunday, the skies returned to blue, and the snow melted with a vengeance. By sunset, huge patches of grass and bare ground competed with the scrapings of white left.

Welcome to Colorado...



Mohamed Sanu: a classy football player.  (Keep up the good work!) Another sadder football case:

The fight over Aaron Hernandez' brain. (From The Trust Advisor)

21 tips for going on a cruise to Cuba.  The Brick would like to do this -- so would I.  (From Cruise Critic)

28 years old -- and $2.5 million to the good. (From Making Sense With Cents) Also: the couple who paid off more than $200,000 in debt -- in two years.





Bits-and-pieces quotes from that old rassler, Mark Twain. A classic, from yours truly.

Old-fashioned strawberry ice cream. Make it yourself; it's better for you, and saves.  (From Hundred Dollars A Month)

Martha Washington's signature, plus four monogrammed handkerchiefs: strong provenance, $4000 starting bid at an auction next month.

Ten strange discoveries that could rewrite history.  (From Listverse)




16 recipes that use only one pound of ground beef. Including stroganoff and tacos!  (From Betty Crocker)

Five examples of blatant celebrity hypocrisy.  Not that this could ever happen... (From Cracked) Also from them:

Seven stupid scenes from famous movies...that fortunately were axed before they hit the screen.





Tips for REALLY getting a low-price deal out of flying the cheap airlines.  (From Brad's Deals)

Egg substitution list.  Comes in handy when the chickens aren't laying...or you're allergic. (From Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth)


Very soon, we'll again be enjoying flowers that bloom in the spring... I hope.




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