~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 15, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: Any Old Place I Can Hang My Hat Is Home Sweet Home to Me. ~ song title ★~ Linguine Day: Linguine (often misspelled “Linguini”) is a long, flat, narrow type of pasta most common in seafood or pesto dishes such as linguine alle vongole (“linguine […]

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★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 14, 2014 ★~ I want to be remembered as a person who wasn’t afraid to start things. Tina Roth Eisenberg ★~ Pet Memorial Day: Each year on the second Sunday in September we take time to honor our dearly departed pets with fond memories.  Losing a pet is heartbreaking, but as the poem […]

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~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 13, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote: “I wish this glass had peanuts in it.” – inventor of peanut brittle  ★~ Peanut Day: Found a peanut, found a peanut, found a peanut just now. Just now I found a peanut, found a peanut just now. One must sing this song on National […]

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Maple Tree Adopted and Planted

September 12, 2014

Tree Delivery – Wait! Wrong Garage! Introducing Zug! Our Maple Tree… Perhaps you recall that back in August, my teen and I made a trip to the tree farm to adopt a Maple tree. We laid claim to a Deborah Norway Maple. Zug, or Zerg as Vickie (our friend and camp helper) calls him, is […]

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Tv Dinner Day, Swap Ideas

September 10, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 10, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” ― Marie Curie ★~ TV Dinner Day:  According to the American Frozen Food Institute, the average American eats 72 frozen meals a year, making frozen foods a $22 billion industry. Relying on frozen convenience foods is […]

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Teddy Bear Day, Rice Day

September 9, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 9, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:   It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your front door. You step out on to the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you’ll be swept off to. —J. R. R. TOLKIEN ★~ Teddy Bear Day: A few months […]

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Literacy Day, Date Nut Bread

September 8, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 8, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”  ― Ernest Hemingway ★~ International Literacy Day: Each year, International Literacy Day highlights the status of literacy and adult learning globally. There are now almost 4 billion literate people in the world, but universal literacy […]

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Grandchildren and Elephants Never Forget

September 8, 2014

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” – Lois Wyse My sweet mom and her grandson caught up on all things various and sundry on Saturday, and I’ve heard a rumor that he solved a tech problem for her today (Sunday). My teen picked up a 2013 travel atlas for […]

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Grandparents Day, Acorn Squash, Salami

September 7, 2014

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 7, 2014 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. ~Grandma Moses ★~ Grandparents Day: National Grandparents Day has more than one origin. Some people consider it to have been first proposed by Michael Goldgar in the 1970s after he visited his […]

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Dog Park Tips – Pack a Sense of Humor

September 5, 2014

Dog Park Adventure Historically, I’ve never been a fan of dog parks.  Perhaps it’s because so many of my Camp-Run-A-Pup families call me with tales of their pup being bitten or biting a park playmate. As pups are dropped off at camp, their owners tell me stories about the other dog owners that frequent dog […]

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