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What’s the most popular holiday for grilling – Labor Day, Father’s Day, July 4th or Memorial Day?  Answer: Fourth of July with 87 percent. Source: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/memorial-day-jumps-to-second-most-popular-grilling-holiday-of-the-year-300274586.html
Sept. 3 was U.S. Bowling League Day. In 2010, Tommy Gollick of Oberlin, Pa. set a United States Bowling Congress national record by rolling the most consecutive strikes during league play. Can you guess how many strikes he bowled in a row?  Answer: 47.  Source: https://www.mrbowling300.net/post/...
I wonder, as I wander... ...isn't there a song that starts with those words? Maybe the song will come to me as I wander through this. Probably not. If you are one of the three persons who happens to read this colyum on a regular basis, you know that I like to wander around on a regular basis. Such...
Samuel L. Jackson is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He’s made 71 films. Can you guess how much those movies combined have made at the box office? Answer: $7.4 Billion Source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samuel-l-jackson-highest-grossing-actor-guinness-book-world-records-254155...
This week, dear reader (or readers, if there happens to be more than one of you), allow me to once again wander around, with a little bit of this, and a little bit of that... ...autumn "officially" arrived on Sept. 22... ...that being said, goodness, gracious, seems like it's been way too hot for...
  Sept. 1 was College Colors Day. This is a national celebration of school spirit as excitement builds for the start of football season. Based on data from Walmart in-store purchases, which school leads all team apparel sales?  Answer: Alabama Source: https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football...
About all you can do is laugh, and shake your head. And the laughter is not is a "ha, ha, ha" sort of way. It would be more of a gallows humor kind of chuckle. Folks who read this publication on a regular basis, and we are truly glad that you do read this publication on a regular basis, no doubt...
So, you're making plans for a big weekend. You're invited to dinner. A good time will be had by all. Unless, you happen to be dinner. Such was the story for a poor bug which paid a visit to a screen door at our humble abode last Saturday evening. Our weekend also was highlighted by the...
So, I was feeling a little bugged about the early deadline we had because of this week's holiday. Labor Day.  The buzzing in my ears reminded me that I needed to quickly come up with a colyum, 'cause our deadline was a bit earlier than usual, and time was fluttering by, just like a butterfly. It...
Groun hog? Nope. How 'bout a hog on the ground? This porker was enjoying a siesta one afternoon last week at the Union County Fair.
This week, a few random observations and thoughts, as deadline rapidly approached...oops, there it went... ...so many special, and spectacular, events unfolded during the past week or so on the Journey Through Life... ...I couldn't help but ponder the vast spectrum of wonders Mother Nature has...

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