Summer Reading

By: palmettobug53, 2:34 PM GMT on June 29, 2014

Here we are in the lazy days of summer. School is out, people are taking vacations and it may be too hot outside to venture outside. What to do to fill up those lazy hours or just relax for while?

Read.

I highly recommend visiting your local library. Where else can you load up on an assortment of summer reading for free?

I'm a pretty eclectic reader. I like both fiction and non-fiction.

In fiction, I enjoy mysteries,...

Updated: 4:34 PM GMT on July 06, 2014

Hurricane Season 2014

By: palmettobug53, 1:48 PM GMT on June 01, 2014

PACKYERBAGSANDHEADFERTHEHILLS! IT'S HURRICANE SEASON! ACK! ACK!

Well, here we are. It's that time of year again. While the 2014 season's forecast is encouraging (Go, El Nino!), we need to remember the Boy Scouts motto: Always be prepared.

I'm sure all the old hands here know what to do. We have our plans in place, we keep a weather eye out and we don't let our guard down.

For the newbies, listen up. Pay attention to the NHC...

Updated: 1:21 PM GMT on June 08, 2014

Memorial Day - Pause and Remember # 92

By: palmettobug53, 1:55 AM GMT on May 05, 2014

I'm not going to do the holiday blog again. I'm getting a bit bored with it.

If you want to check to see what 'day' it is each day, check out Weird and Wacky Holidays - May.

As I run across offbeat or interesting things, I'll post a link.

One that I've been meaning to tell you about is the Twin Bluebirds found by Cornell's Project Nest Watch.

Cornell is one of my main places to watch bird cams. They have Barn Owls, Ba...

Updated: 2:34 PM GMT on May 24, 2014

April Holidays 2014

By: palmettobug53, 9:50 PM GMT on April 07, 2014

April, 2014 Bizarre and Unique Holidays

Month:

National Humor Month
International Guitar Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Lawn and Garden Month
National Poetry Month
National Pecan Month
National Welding Month
Records and Information Management Month
Stress Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Weekly Celebrations:

Week 1 Library Week
Week 1 Read a ...

Updated: 4:11 PM GMT on April 23, 2014

RIP Mickey Rooney # 57

By: palmettobug53, 11:02 PM GMT on March 30, 2014

April, 2014 Bizarre and Unique Holidays

Month:

National Humor Month
International Guitar Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Lawn and Garden Month
National Poetry Month
National Pecan Month
National Welding Month
Records and Information Management Month
Stress Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Weekly Celebrations:

Week 1 Library Week
Week 1 Read a ...

Updated: 4:17 PM GMT on April 07, 2014

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About palmettobug53

WU member since Oct. 2005. I enjoy reading, crafts, crosswords, puttering in the yard, old movies and hanging out with my friends on WU.