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Have trouble sleeping or not getting a restful sleep. Well, here come the experts with another piece of advice which involves fruit. Forget sleep aids and turn to pineapple. Yes some experts believe eating pineapple before bed helps you get... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2023 at respublica
One Collinsville's good guys wrote this yesterday and it has given me pause to think. "Don't strive to make your presence known, but rather to make your absence felt." Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2023 at respublica
Dale agrees this is me. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2023 at respublica
Now that Fall is here and we are getting chilly mornings and lots of dew on the grass. The moisture slips up into the air and onto our glasses which fog up the lenses. This has happened to me quite... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2023 at respublica
For those who like number formations, here is a good one. The last day of 2023 will be 123123 Pretty cool Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2023 at respublica
This just shocks and maddens me. Been buying black olives recently? Well, for whatever reason the producers are calling tiny olives large olives. The large olives are no where near the size we used to get. They are smaller than... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2023 at respublica
Awful to think about.
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This summer has been unusual in several respects. It has been really hot, more days reaching 100 or close to it. But, this has been coupled with regular rain and high humidity which has kept the grass and everything else,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2023 at respublica
We've been in a nasty bit of very hot and very humid weather recently. I mean, it is so hot and humid it's horrible being outside. Normally if a person spends a fair amount of time outside he/she will find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2023 at respublica
This article gives the results of a bedtime ritual given to older adults to see if it will aid in memory. Memory loss is common once a certain age is reached. It can be things like, forgetting where you put... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2023 at respublica
We've had a fairly moderate summer with rain when things needed it. All of which brought out the best in our flowers and vegetable plantings. Across the back of our back yard is a big group of Spider plant flowers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2023 at respublica
I'm normally interested in articles like this since I spend most of my time around the house. Some of these pieces of advice are worthwhile, like the red multipurpose tape which seems a lot better than that gray duct tape.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2023 at respublica
This was totally a new piece of information from the plant world to both Dale and to me. I came across a photo of a Walking Palm Tree. It was named this because it actually does walk. When it chooses... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2023 at respublica
It's August and I'm rather thankful. This has been one major July for us. We spent time out in Washington DC, staying with our daughter who works for the senate. The initial purpose of the trip was for Dale to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2023 at respublica
I came across a post this morning touting a cookie recipe. Zucchini Cookies with cream cheese frosting. Frankly, my feeling is vegetables should stay out of desserts. Maybe someone was desperate to use up an over-flowing garden of zucchini. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2023 at respublica
It's watermelon and cantaloupe time right now, but it is not always easy to pick ones which are ripe. They aren't known for ripening off the vine like many other fruits are. The other day I bought a cantaloupe at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2023 at respublica
For the last couple of days our local Schnucks has been out of bananas. This struck me as very odd the first day I saw the empty shelf. Then I noticed a sign telling shoppers there was supply issues with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2023 at respublica
Watching the news several times a day, I've become frustrated with political discussions around the coming presidential election. This is just my opinion, but just why is it that it is taken for granted and accepted that there are only... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2023 at respublica
There is now something named The Shopping Cart Theory which tells your or others if you are a nice person. "To return the shopping cart is an easy, convenient task and one which we all recognize as the correct, appropriate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2023 at respublica
I came across an article on Almonds touting their health benefits. We eat lot of nuts around here, I always have a couple of small bowls of mixed nuts and dry roasted peanuts on the coffee table. What irks me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2023 at respublica
Tomorrow we are heading out the Washington DC to spend a bit of time with our daughter and family. And her two cuddly dogs. Actually the main reason for this trip is that Dale was asked to say the opening... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2023 at respublica
We are in the process of taking down our age old back fence in order to replace it. This is hard enough work, which Dale enjoys doing, but the worst part are the weeds and vines which took over the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2023 at respublica
Away from the computer today because we worked and worked in our yard. Dale decided it was time to take down the old backyard fence and build new. So dthat involved not only removing sections but clearing out weeds and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2023 at respublica
I admit I am all about getting trash put into bags and out into the cart. I don't like it sitting around. Two weeks ago Republic Services completely forgot to pick up our streets. We are Tuesday pick-up and that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2023 at respublica
Tomorrow morning at 11, KMOX radio will be doing a World's Biggest Catsup Bottle Interview. Morning hosts, Amy Marxkors and Chris Rongey will do the honors it appears. I always have KMOX on in the car and I hear these... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2023 at respublica