Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – July 30, 2021

With the Olympics happening in Japan, I thought this video would be enjoyed by all.

Watch some very clever gymnasts create new feats of athleticism using hula hoops!

Writers? Again, this proves that creativity can come from anywhere!

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Fun Fridays – July 23, 2021

Today’s video features yours and my favorite classical piano piece, “Chopsticks.” Done the right way for six minutes. (More info below the video.) Enjoy! (If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and go directly to our site to view it.) From the …

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Fun Fridays – July 16, 2021

FIVE WORDS WITH NEW MEANINGS Decimate The Latin word decem meant tenth. To decimate meant to kill one-tenth of a military unit if there was a mutiny or disobedience of some sort. The word decimal has its origins here. Even the month of Dec-ember was originally the 10th month in …

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Fun Fridays – July 9, 2021

I can safely say that we have all sorts of music on display with Fun Fridays! This week it is classic bluegrass with Patty Loveless and Ricky Skaggs singing “Daniel Prayed.” Warning: The chorus will stick in your head all day. Which may not be a bad reminder! Full lyrics …

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Fun Fridays – July 2, 2021

With July 4th this weekend, we in the United States celebrate Independence Day. Today, be stirred by this rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” by 7-year-old Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja. (By they way, this little girl debuted at Carnegie Hall at age 5.) Sung before a 2018 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer …

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Fun Fridays – June 25, 2021

Today’s video has over 100 musical movie clips pulled together to make a very fun expression of “I’m So Excited!” Shout the names of the dancers or the film as you see each one! (If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and …

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Fun Fridays – June 18, 2021

Over 20 million people have watched today’s video since it was posted 10 days ago. If you’ve already seen it, watch it again. It’s a beautiful original song by a young woman battling cancer (three times in the last four years). This young lady, Jane Marczewski, sings under the name …

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Fun Fridays – June 11, 2021

We take some music for granted. Like the music behind movie brands. We’ve seen this group, MayTree, before on Fun Friday; but I thought you’d find some delight in hearing them perform again. Keep listening for the very last one in this 90-second collection; you’ll be amazed. (If you cannot …

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Fun Fridays – June 4, 2021

It’s NATIONAL DONUT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Here is the description from the National Day Calendar website: Each year on the first Friday in June, people participate in National Doughnut or Donut Day, celebrating the doughnut and honoring the Salvation Army Lassies. The Lassies were the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during …

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Fun Friday – May 28, 2021

This is the perfect video for Memorial Day weekend when so many people in the U.S.A. take a road trip. Impress your family and friends after watching. Geek-out on FONTS! Aren’t they cool? Enjoy your weekend as you obsessively look at road signs in a new way. (If you cannot …

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