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So Much to Do; So Little Time!

  With the amazing (rain-free) weather we’ve had these past two days – and nothing but sunshine in the forecast for another four – I am kicking myself for not booking a couple days off and taking an extra long weekend! After being away last…

A Little Something to Think About

  Well, my friends, I will be engaged in some important family stuff for the next little while, so you may not hear from me for a week or so. Don’t worry – I’m not taking another hiatus! I promise I will be back ASAP! 🙂…

Lest We Forget

  “In Flanders Fields” is a war poem in the form of a rondeau, written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May 3, 1915, after presiding over the funeral of friend and fellow…

Poetry: “Climb ’til Your Dreams Come True”

  My world has been going through some wonderful changes these past few months, and I now have added reason to work hard at achieving my goals. Matthew is my “Partner in Crime” and although we are now working together to help each other achieve…

January 17 – Today is:

Benjamin Franklin Day; Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

What’s in Season?

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January 17, 1967 - 40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatles' 'Penny Lane', at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the trumpet he used was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $10,846.
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