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Freedom

July 4, 2022

Freedom is never more than one generation from extinction.

We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream.

It must be fought for, protected, and handed on to them to do the same.

Ronald Reagan

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Heard a clip of this in a movie last night . . .

July 3, 2022
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Bear blogging

July 2, 2022
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Sappy polar bears

July 1, 2022
Polar bears have moved in to an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin Island

More here

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Cat Blogging

June 29, 2022
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Did you know

June 28, 2022

Today is Paul Bunyan Day – the folk hero who carved the Grand Canyon with his ax, pushed up mountains while wrestling with his blue ox, Babe, and formed the Mississippi River when his canteen sprang a leak.

Paul Bunyan statues and legends can be found across America, but we know that he really was from Bangor, Maine.

  • One legend says that Paul Bunyan was 63 ax handles tall, while Babe was 42 ax handles tall
  • Paul’s frying pan covered one acre
  • It took a crow one day to fly from the tip of one of Babes horns to the other
  • Paul carved out the Great Lakes so that Babe could have watering holes for drinking water
  • One winter, all the snowflakes were blue and this changed the color of Babe permanently to blue

This thirty-one foot high statue of Paul can be found in Bangor, Maine.

It’s Tattoo Tuesday

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So then, not JUST star dust

June 28, 2022
from: Visual Capitalist – there is lots more information at this link
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Duck Curling

June 24, 2022
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What am I sappy dog blogging?

June 17, 2022
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Attic find

June 15, 2022

A bunch of Matchbox, Dinky and die cast metal cars and trucks. Not collectible, but all well loved and enjoyed by my brother and then my son. This is just a tiny sampling of their treasures. Only valuable for sentimental reasons.