Christmas Facts and Trivia
Where did the phrase “Jiminy Christmas” come from? What about “Godspeed”? Why do some people write “Xmas”? The answers may surprise you! Enjoy Christmas facts and trivia to share at the holiday table.
Low Notes—Elephants, Whales, and a Galaxy Far Away
How low can you go? Low sounds are easier to hear—the low thumping of music from the nearby car playing the radio, the low sounds that elephants and whales use to talk to each other, and the low boom of thunderstorms and rockets.
Bowls and Boards for the Holiday Table
Facing some health issues this fall, I turned my mind toward how to make holiday meals that would minimize exertion but maximize variety and flavor. For some reason, instead of frozen casseroles, stews, lasagnes, and quiches, two words popped into my mind: bowls and boards!