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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Quick peek at our Christmas tree... :)



I hope everyone is enjoying the season!

Dee's Tips and Trivia...

Previous Questions –
~ In 1914, President Wilson denounced what material object as a symbol of “the arrogance of wealth”
~ Which country leads the world in the mining and production of silver?
~ What university did Bill Gates drop out of?

Tips –
~ Add a capful of hair cream rinse to the final rinse water when washing sweaters.
~ Spray children’s drawings and artwork with hairspray to keep colors from fading and smudging.
~ Righty tighty, lefty loosey.

Trivia –
~ Intelligent people have more copper in their hair.
~ The average number of people airborne over the US in any given hour is 61,000.
~ In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.  When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on.  Hence, the phrase…”Good night, sleep tight.”

This date in history (November 30th)
~ 1782 – The US and Britain signed the preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.
~ 1835 – Samuel Clemens was born.
~ 1940 – Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.
~ 1982 – Thriller was released.  Can you believe it’s been 30 years?
~ 2004 – Ken Jennings streak of 74 wins on Jeopardy came to an end.

Questions –
~ What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common?
~ What is the most popular boat name?
~ It developed in the early 1970’s simply as a form of exercise.  In 1981 it became a competitive sport for individuals and groups.  What is it called?

Quote –
“To get ahead and stay ahead, use your head.”

Enjoy your weekend!