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Friday, July 31, 2009

Fishing Lure

OK all you fisherman out there, here is a new product that just came on the market. When you visit the site click to see what "Field and Stream", and their readers have to say about this new fishing lure. Link in and let us know what you think.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Cash for Clunkers

Thinking of cashing in on this program? Better do it right NOW!!!!!!! Looks like the government is going to suspend the program because it is TOO popular. Link in and read this article from the Wall Street Journal.

And this one from USA Today.
And here is one from the NY Times.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Vote for Your Favorite Rescue Story

Calling all pet lovers! Today I am asking my blog readers to go to this site and vote for their favorite rescue story. The winning rescue organization gets $5,000 worth of food from Purina Pro Plan. Of course you should vote for your favorite story, but I am hoping that your favorite will be ROBO. This organization is near and dear to my heart as they set me and my friend Pat off to Mississippi to help with the Katrina animal rescue. Link in and vote, and while you are there order a T-shirt to benefit rescue organizations.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Zoos and Aquariums

Hey, it is National Zookeepers Week and in honor of all the people who have that AWESOME job, here is today's site. Link in if you like zoos, aquariums and animals, and let us know which zoos are your favorites, and why (this is a blog, so blog).
also check this out:
and this is cute too
and a day in the life...

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Affordable Suburbs

This comes from "BusinessWeek" - Best Affordable Suburbs 2009. Link in and find the most affordable suburb in every state, according to "BusinessWeek".

Monday, July 20, 2009

Moon Landing

This comes from"Information Week," and tells us about Google's Monday release of Moon in Google Earth, which allows users to explore lunar images and related lunar content. Link in to all the links and take your own 'moonwalk'.

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the moon landing:

and here is some more:

Friday, July 17, 2009

Your Family Tree

Looking to search your family tree? Today's site may be of some help. It has a place to start your family tree, plus places to search, collaborate and a learning center. Link in and see what you can find.

Thursday, July 16, 2009


Looking for some statuary for your garden? Then check out Potteryland. Founded in 1956, when Donald Adams poured a concrete frog in a mold that he learned to make by researching information at the Detroit Public Library. The mold was made in the family kitchen oven. Link in, and see that; 'MI - it ain't just cars!'
and don't forget to check out their companion site:

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Free Downloadable Games

Here is an article from Preston Gralla, and "PC World" telling about 10 FREE downloadable games. Link in, waste some time, and have some fun.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

New York Egg Cream

Ever had a New York Egg Cream????? They are delicious. If you can't find them where you live , and you can't get to NY to try one, then here is a recipe to make them at home. Link in, give it a try and let us know how you like it.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Citizenship Test

MSNBC has posted a sampling of questions adapted from Immigration Service's sample questions for US citizenship. Link in, take the test and see how you do.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Worst States for Traffic Tickets

The National Motorists Association ranked all 50 states according to 17 criteria. No surprise to those of us who have driven through the 'Garden State', New Jersey topped the list. Link in and see where your state made the list, and remember to drive safely.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Sears Tower

The Sears Tower in Chicago is about to become a new attraction for thrill seekers. Thursday the Sears Tower will open what they are calling the Ledge, and it gives the illusion of standing on air a few feet outside the building, 103 stories off the ground. This article about the new attraction, is from the Chicago Sun-Times and when you link in make sure you click on the photo gallery as there are some awesome pics of this new attraction. Link in and vote; " Would you go out on the Sears Tower's new movable Skydeck observation cubes?" Well, would you????