Today's post is spin off the American History Facts list I wrote a few months ago. In my research I found a reference to the creation of Lincoln Logs and Teddy Bears. Of course, I thought that it was the start of a new post. #10: Play-Doh was originally sold as wallpaper cleaner. (Source: Mental … Continue reading Top 10: Toy Stories
Now for the answer to yesterday's Sky Watch Friday. The answer it a palmetto. Now you may be wondering how that got in the air. Well ....scroll down. The palmetto was a casualty of the Battle of Olustee Re-Enactment. The reenactment of the Battle of Olustee is an annual event occurring the weekend closets to … Continue reading What is it? — Answer
Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Christ. Although many of the traditions associated with Christmas and even the day on which is celebrated have pagan origins. Most likely Christ was not born on December 25th. The weather conditions at that time of the year would have made it unlikely Mary & Joseph would … Continue reading History of Christmas
I have been working on this for a couple of month and have narrowed my list down to three events. All three events share a common theme of tearing down walls and changing the world. On 9 November 1989, the wall literally fell down that is the Berlin Wall. The fall of the Wall ended … Continue reading 3 Historic Events in My Life Time
Wow, it is almost 2011. It seems like the year has flown by. It is time for my annual year in review of TheDeeZone highlights for the year. January So Long and Good Luck, Timmy Originally posted 9 January 2010. Last Friday’s Sugar bowl marked the end of an era for Gator Nation. It was … Continue reading 2010 in Review
Thank you, Buck and others who were there.
Several months ago the Big Guy submitted an article for this book. Like many graduate students he was more concerned about getting a writing credit than pay. He was supposed to get a set of the encyclopedia for writing the article. Since he did not hear from the publisher after submitting his article he assumed … Continue reading WTG Big Guy!!!