Just for Fun Archive

Words beyond “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”

Have you ever noticed that some words are just fun to say? Okay. So you may not have given the subject much consideration now that you’re a serious adult. Seriously! Seriously? What makes a word fun to say? Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins taught us the fun of saying (even singing), “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” (which MS Word spellcheck corrected for me). And on a related note, what…

$1,200 for a Meatball? Make Mine PB&J.

What happens when a stem cell biologist unites with a cardiologist to pursue a new idea? Check out Memphis Meats—growing beef, duck and chicken in a laboratory. You might say Memphis Meats is growing cells instead of cows. Vegetarians may one day have an alternative to abstaining from meat. Memphis Meats is producing cultured meat. I wonder if you drink your wine or beer from…

In Defense of Sarcasm

Having given up (or all but given up) alcohol, white sugar, white flour, swearing, red meat and soft drinks, I thought the only things left were caffeine, chocolate and butter. It is a better man than I that can give up these last three. Daily walks, and almost daily swims are routine in our household. We work, help others, and keep to ourselves. So, pardon…

Texas v. Georgia–March Madness goes Nuts for Pecans

The farm to fork craze around America brings a battle between Texas and Georgia for the best pecans ever. For state promotion, we’ve got to give the race to Georgia. The Georgia Commission on Pecans has a fabulous website filled with articles about the health benefits of pecans, fun trivia, and my favorite…recipes! Georgia Pecans on my Mind…. First a few facts. February is American […]