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“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,

Love like you'll never be hurt,

Sing like there's nobody listening,

And live like it's heaven on earth.”

William W. Purkey


The other day, my wife asked me to pass her lipstick but I accidentally passed her a glue stick. She still isn't talking to me.

Fun Fact

There is actually a difference between coffins and caskets – coffins are typically tapered and six-sided, while caskets are rectangular.

History Fact

After Pope Gregory IX associated cats with devil worship, cats throughout Europe were exterminated in droves.

Movie/TV Trivia

The Wallet in Pulp Fiction Was Quentin Tarantino's

Jules' wallet in Pulp Fiction that reads "Bad #&$&*@$" actually belonged to the director—who picked it up because of its reference to the 1971 film Shaft. As it happened, Samuel L. Jackson would go on to play the character that inspired the wallet in the 2000 remake of Shaft.

Movie/TV Quote

"Here's looking at you, kid."

Casablanca, 1942

Conversation Starter

Who’s your favourite comedian?

Writing Prompt

What is the worst possible scenario if I take “x” action? What can I do to limit the downside? (Stoics)

I use this all the time when I have a big decision to make, but I fear the downside. When I quit my job to start my blog, the “worst case” scenario was that I would run out of funds and have to find a new job. Not that bad. AND I could prevent it by picking up odd jobs along the way.

Weird Laws

Don't Wear Your Winnie the Pooh T-Shirt in Poland

The cuddly little bear all stuffed with fluff also — gasp! — does not wear pants. Because of this, Poland issued a ban on Winnie the Pooh around playgrounds and schools, finding the A.A. Milne character a bit too risqué for the likes of impressionable children.

Best to leave your bear attire at home if visiting this Eastern European country, just to be safe.


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