~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 27, 2015 ★~ Prime Rib Roast Day:  There is only way to celebrate Prime Rib Roast day, enjoy a big juicy cut cooked your favorite way! Prime Rib Gallimaufry (below) will provide 10 riveting prime rib facts. ★~ Storytelling Day: Storytelling is such a wonderful way for human beings […]


Before picture/Cole’s bedroom: I neglected to take one of my bedroom.  *Hardwood Installation Part 2 (Click to read part 1). It’s a hardwood out there but perseverance will prevail… Pick: Ice Cube by Sherwin-Williams was the paint color I finally settled on. It was an unsettling choice because, once I started painting, the first swipe of […]


Odd Blogger Strips

by on April 21, 2015

Strips Linoleum! Flaky Odd blogger returns. Nope, I wasn’t off fishing or wishing. I was emptying bedrooms; pulling up carpet, stripping linoleum and baseboards; and swinging a paintbrush.  First, a little side information. Years ago, I talked dearly departed Joe into replacing the carpet in our house with ceramic tile. It looks great, is easy […]


Grilled Cheese, Licorice Day

April 12, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 12, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “Let me ask you something. If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prays for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be […]

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Tell A Lie Day, Cordon Bleu Day

April 4, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ April 4, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. Maya Angelou ★~ Tell a Lie Day: This is a pretty straight forward celebration. Get out there and tell your best whopper. Don’t worry, you can make it up on […]

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Odd Will Be Back

March 26, 2015

Odd will resume its regular posting schedule in April. The need to indulge in sleep is the primary reason for my sporadic posting. So dull. But, I’ll be back to make up for all those missed holidays and to share the various and sundry that makes up our riveting Odd life.  Can’t wait, can you? […]

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Artichoke Day, Curlew Day, Everything You Do Is Right Day

March 16, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 16, 2015  For the first time in 100 years, Pi Day fell on 3/14/15, matching up with the first five numbers that represent the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, 3.1415!  Pretty darn cool. (Yes, I know Pi day is over but what is  couple days between […]

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Tools Day, Oatmeal Nut Waffle Day

March 11, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 11, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “Your words, your thoughts, your imagination: powerful tools. Remember that and use them wisely.” ― Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness ★~ Worship of Tools Day Source: Fix.com High quality tools have been used for thousands of years. Humans have invented ingenious tools that […]

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International Women’s Day, Peanut Butter Cluster Day

March 8, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ March 8,2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.” – Golda Meir ★~ International Women’s Day: Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for International Women’s day encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. The first […]

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Vaccination Myths and Polarization

March 2, 2015

Almost 19 years ago, I received a gift subscription to Mothering Magazine (unfortunately, it is no longer published in a magazine format). It was a beautifully presented magazine that offered alternative views on birth, breastfeeding, discipline, and schooling children. One of the articles in Mothering introduced me to the controversy surrounding vaccinating your child. This article […]

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