Category: More You Know

More You Know: Things That Didn’t Exist 30 Years Ago

Here are some things that have become common place in this technological world that did not exist 30 years ago. I bring this up because I sometimes think of animals, professions, and businesses that no longer exist. Dinosaurs are a thing in the way… Continue Reading “More You Know: Things That Didn’t Exist 30 Years Ago”

More You Know: Allergies

I luckily don’t have too many allergies although the ones I do have been debilitating me for about 25 years now. I’m allergic to dust mites like no one’s business as well as some pollens and probably mold too. I’m not allergic to any… Continue Reading “More You Know: Allergies”

More You Know: Scripps Spelling Bee Winners

Some years have one winner and others have more than one. This year of 2021, Zaila Avant-garde, won the competition. She is the first African-American to win this award. She won by spelling the word murraya correctly, which is a flowering plant. She’s all… Continue Reading “More You Know: Scripps Spelling Bee Winners”

More You Know: Acronyms

I plan on incorporating this in one of my stories. I don’t understand the revolution that has taken place with abbreviations. I seriously need a cheat sheet to tell me what these mean. I don’t use twitter nor do I use these acronyms except… Continue Reading “More You Know: Acronyms”

More You Know: Writing Intros (For Writers)

This is more for writers but it’s for everyone who wants to remind themselves they probably need clarification on the differences of what comes before the meat of any story or after. They are also known as a preface, foreword, prologue, introduction in the… Continue Reading “More You Know: Writing Intros (For Writers)”

More You Know: Celebrations from Around the World

Most of us have heard of St. Patty’s day and Fourth of July but there are other celebrations, festivals, and traditions not so widespread. Here are some of them from the around the world. ******* Beltane Fire Festival in Scotland celebrates the coming of… Continue Reading “More You Know: Celebrations from Around the World”

More You Know: The Next in Line

Whatever country and government one might be speaking about, there are usually rules about what happens when a country’s leader dies or can’t do his or her duties. This leaves others to take his or her place and contingency plans are in order long… Continue Reading “More You Know: The Next in Line”

More You Know: Top Billboard Single from Each Decade Starting at 1950

Pop 1950 single = “Goodnight, Irene” by Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers 1960 single = Theme from “A Summer Place” by Percy Faith 1970 single = “Bridge over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel 1980 single = “Call Me” by Blondie 1990 single =… Continue Reading “More You Know: Top Billboard Single from Each Decade Starting at 1950”

Journal Entry Type #87: Let’s Count All the Ways COVID Changed Our Lives

I recently found out ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres are closing down all their theaters across the U.S. If you’ve never been to one of them, they were by far the best theaters around. Of course, the price was high but they had the… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #87: Let’s Count All the Ways COVID Changed Our Lives”

More You Know: Las Vegas, Other Cities, and Violent Crime

Before I moved to Nevada, I read that you don’t want to get housing anywhere near the strip for obvious reasons. People like to gamble and when they lose all their money, they like to break into apartments to find more money to spend.… Continue Reading “More You Know: Las Vegas, Other Cities, and Violent Crime”

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