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The Tomato Festival – Pure and Simple

testingThe Tomato Festival – Pure and Simple

Just because I think tomatoes are squishy, flavorless, and gross doesn’t mean I won’t go to a festival in their honor. I mean, they ARE colorful, and the festival was a fundraiser for the local fire department, so count me in! The Tomato Festival in Washington Boro, Pennsylvania introduced me to games I didn’t know […]

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Did You Know that Coins Start at 12x their Actual Size?

testingDid You Know that Coins Start at 12x their Actual Size?

3-D models are sculptured in clay and can be 3-12x the size of the actual coin. There’s a lot of detail on a coin and it’s better to start big, wouldn’t you say? Then it’s turned into a plaster mold, scanned into the computer to create cutting paths (amazing) and then they make the die […]

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Who Thought Cheese Whiz was a Good Idea?

testingWho Thought Cheese Whiz was a Good Idea?

Don’t tell my Mother, but I ate a Philly Cheese Steak. Why shouldn’t you tell her (even though she reads my blog daily)? Because they’re incredibly unkosher. unkosher meat, which I haven’t had in 20+ years mixing milk and meat the reality of eating Cheese Whiz, and I’m embarrassed about that But see, people are […]

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The Religious Meanings in Pretzels. Yes, Pretzels!

testingThe Religious Meanings in Pretzels. Yes, Pretzels!

Pretzels date back to 1400 and were created by Monks, of all people! Why? To give treats to their young students for learning biblical lessons. And the learning doesn’t end there: the pretzel shape itself has meaning. Roll the dough into string (I would call it a worm). Then make a U. This symbolizes prayers […]

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America’s Favorite Color is Blue: Lessons from the Crayola Factory

testingAmerica’s Favorite Color is Blue: Lessons from the Crayola Factory

With all the glorious colors, America likes blue. Don’t get me wrong, it’s rich, velvety, smooth (like a good wine). I was just surprised. And even more surprised to discover that the folks at Crayola know this. HOW do they know this? Mall intercepts? Excuse me, sir, but what’s your favorite color? Phone surveys that […]

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