FOUNDATION CRACKS?

Forget polar bears, high adventure, and extreme weather -- in Alaska you can watch ice!  Or at least watch it crack.  Or at least wait around, to watch it, get ready to crack.  Every year hoards of folk pay to guess the exact time and date the frozen Tanana River in Nenana, Alaska, will crack.  There is a clock connected by a cable to a tripod that is anchored in the ice.  When the river ice cracks, the tripod tips, pulls the cable, and stops the clock.  Wa-la!  We have a winner!...more

Borrowing Trouble

It occurred to me this morning that I've spent much of the last three weeks borrowing trouble. I am feeling a little frantic, fairly depleted, and terrifically confused and I have brought it all on myself. ...more

CELEBRATIONS AND CHALLENGES

Today is Canada's birthday.  The sun is out and so are the mosquitoes.  Life does have its bite.  I wouldn't want it any other way, would you?  So cheers!  Let us celebrate - to Canada and life with all its flavours....more

Share Your World - 2014 Week 6

Cee's Photography and the weekly list of questions for Share Your World started again this year. Here's to 52 weeks of sharing little extra tidbits about myself!For your convenience, at the end of every "Share Your World" post, I'll link my previous answers. Previous questions, with answers, from Cee's Photography can be found here....more

It's Delurking Week!

That means time for all you readers to say "Hi!"Although I've heard of this concept, I didn't know it was an actual 'event' in the blogosphere, until I read about it on Alphabet Salad, who apparently read about it on Stirrup Queens.There's even a definition provided by techopedia:...more

Share Your World 2014 - Week 1

I'm getting to start at the beginning! NO more different participate week from the challenge. Maybe I'm the only geeky one who has trouble with that, but nonetheless. Cee's Photography and the weekly list of questions for Share Your World starts again this week. Here's to 52 weeks of sharing little extra tidbits about myself!...more

Are You Setting Reading or Writing Goals in 2014? These Reading and Writing Challenges Can Help.

January 1 is always my favorite blogging day of the year. My blog feels all shiny and new and ready to write all of the things. That feeling doesn't generally lost very long but I am able to meet some of my goals because of the reading and writing challenges I choose every year. ...more
VernetteOutLoud You created a monster!! I set up my (several) challenges - all on GR for ...more

Share Your World #6, Week 45

Here are my answers to this week's questions:1. What was the most important event in your life last week?Being down with a cold. Hun getting more ill than expected.2. Who was your favorite singer or music group in high school?...more

Share Your World #2, Week 41

Cee's Photography has a weekly list of questions for Share Your World in order to learn just a little bit about others (maybe even yourself, too). I started participating last week, when I found the event and thought it was a great idea. For your convenience, at the end of every "Share Your World" post, I'll link my previous answers....more

The Real Life Monsters Of Halloween

Halloween is almost here. There are tons of stories out there about monsters, witches and ghouls. I have a few of my own, and since this is a page about Juvenile Arthritis, I figured, hey, why not give you the real life version, as it relates to JA?MONSTERS...more
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