Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – November 26, 2021

Since it is Thanksgiving weekend, I thought I’d give you a visual “thank you” to all you readers! Good ‘ol Hoops and YoYo always make me smile. Thank you. (If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and go directly to our site …

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Fun Fridays – November 19, 2021

The world’s highest post office (in the Himalayas) is today’s topic. As the description reads, “Rinchen Chhering has been the devoted postmaster since it opened in 1983. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps Chhering from getting to work every day.” While it’s a fascinating three-minute …

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Fun Fridays – November 12, 2021

Since most of you changed your clocks this past weekend (we in Arizona did not because we are the smart ones), I found this video that is fascinating. Two islands two miles apart, but at the same time are 21 hours apart. And they are “in” two different countries. (There …

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Fun Fridays – October 8, 2021

Enjoy today’s video of master potters at work. Seven minutes of extraordinary creativity and artistry. I could not help but compile the following: “I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. And the vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the …

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Fun Fridays – October 1, 2021

Today’s video features 11 singers from 8 different countries. Enjoy! By the way, for those who love choirs (aka choir nerds), it’s a high D for the soprano and a low G for the bass. What makes this most unusual is the tracing of the globe. And this was done …

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Fun Fridays – September 17, 2021

TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY is September 19. In preparation for this upcoming day, I’ve provided some completely unoriginal pirate jokes for your fun and enjoyment. Convert your own book into pirate-speak at this translator site: Pirate Monkeyness. Please do not tell your pastor or priest to give their Sunday …

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Fun Fridays – September 10, 2021

Enjoy the delightful storytelling of Andy Andrews. Afterward? Impress your friends with your own versions. The lesson here? There are many ways to sing a tale, but only one is the way the author intended. But it’s still okay to laugh. (If you cannot see the embedded video in your …

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Fun Fridays – September 3, 2021

Todays’ video is both hilarious and sad because it pokes at the “look at me” nature of social media! I laughed so hard the first time I watched it. (Which does suggest multiple viewings.) Enjoy! Oh, and try not to make a similar connection to your writing life.. . . …

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Fun Fridays – August 27, 2021

Today is a 10-minute video talking (rather rapidly) about a number of strange borders in the United States and how they came to be. Do any of you live near places like these? Is it a big deal in your community or only a conversation piece?I read of a library …

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