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Daily Quote

"In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future."

Alex Haley

Joke of the Day

Spring is here! I got so excited I wet my plants.

Fun Fact

According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.

Depending on your beliefs, these Genesis verses state that God created birds – not eggs that would hatch into birds. This includes chickens!

History Fact

That Ain’t Genetics

On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl disaster struck the Soviet Union when a nuclear plant released radiation pretty much everywhere after an explosion. Firemen were sent into the center of the radiation to extinguish the fire, and the radiation was so intense in this exclusion zone that one fireman’s eyes were said to turn from brown to blue.

Movie/TV Trivia

James Woods fired his agent upon learning – after the movie was shot – that Quentin Tarantino wanted him for a part in Reservoir Dogs.

Movie/TV Quote

"Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"

Planet of the Apes, 1968

Conversation Starter

What does success mean to you?

Writing Prompt

Are You Hard or Easy on Yourself?

Weird Laws

Arizona: No spitting in public

In the town of Goodyear, Arizona, it is unlawful to spit “in or on” any public building, park, sidewalk, or road. Offenders may be charged a fine of up to $2,500 and six months in prison. And in case you need a reminder, it's also just lousy etiquette.

Food Thing

Shark Fin Soup – China

Before we get into it – no, no, no and no again! Although considered a delicacy in this part of the world, the cruel and barbaric way in which the fins are harvested means no one should have any business supporting the industry. The fact their fins are hacked from the sharks’ still living bodies before they are thrown back into the sea means it’s definitely not worth it for the dried and congealed strands in some chicken broth.