Today I learned.... Day 60

Friday, June 27, 2014

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Today I learned that Marilyn Monroe owned a couple hundred books, including titles by Whitman and Tolstoy, she listened to Beethoven and took a literature course at UCLA. She also liked to add a few drops of Chanel No. 5 to ice baths that were prepared for her by her masseur Ralph Roberts.

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Today I learned.... Day 59

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Today I learned that I am officially over Facebook.

#idontcareaboutyourstatusupdatesanymore
#idontneedtocheckfballthegoshdarntime
#overit


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Today I learned.... Day 58

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Today I learned that ginger is very potent.

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Today I learned.... Day 57

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Today I learned that if I was in a faction in Divergent I would be in the Amity faction. The Amity faction is the peace faction and they love music and art and apparently giving hugs. I don't know about that last one and I still haven't even read the books.

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Today I learned.... Day 56

Monday, June 23, 2014

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Today I learned that at any given time there is probably someone, somewhere complaining about something. And whoever is listening probably does not care. I know I don't.

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Today I learned.... Day 55

Sunday, June 22, 2014

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Today I learned to go by one of my grandpa's adages in life - "the day will come and we shall see".

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Today I learned.... Day 54

Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Today I learned that my ultimate goal in life has always been and will always be to own my own swimming pool.

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Today I learned.... Day 53

Friday, June 20, 2014

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Today I learned that Queen Elizabeth once woke up to find a stalker in her sleeping quarters. The man was sitting on her bed with a bloody hand that he had injured while finding his way there through the palace. The Queen made conversation with him until someone came to her rescue. It turned out he had escaped from a mental hospital and had already broken in a few weeks before and had even stolen a bottle of Prince Charles' white wine.

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Today I learned.... Day 52

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Today I learned that cows give more milk if they are listening to music and they have an amazing sense of smell - smelling things like food up to 6 miles away.

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Today I learned.... Day 51

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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Today I learned that I know someone who Mark Twain describes to a 'T' with this quote: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

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Today I learned.... Day 50

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Today I learned to re-embrace the baked potato.

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Today I learned.... Day 49

Monday, June 16, 2014

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Today I learned that some things just need to be let go. It isn't worth it to hold on to them at the end of the day.

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Today I learned.... Day 48

Sunday, June 15, 2014

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Today I learned that the weekend is never long enough (I know, obvious). OK, so a real fact: Corn will always have an even number of rows on each cob.

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Today I learned.... Day 47

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Today I learned that a slice of cake is NECESSARY every so often.

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Today I learned.... Day 46

Friday, June 13, 2014

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Today I learned about the power of love.

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Today I learned.... Day 45

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Today I learned that I can't read two sappy books back to back. I need to temper it with a good mystery or something.

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Today I learned.... Day 44

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Today I learned that the Barbie doll derives from a German doll that was modeled after a sexy cartoon character from the pages of the Bild-Zeitungm Newspaper named Lilli.

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Today I learned.... Day 43

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Today I learned to treat myself.

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Today I learned.... Day 42

Monday, June 9, 2014

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Today I learned that I really love this quote by Albert Einstein: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”

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Today I learned.... Day 41

Sunday, June 8, 2014


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Today I learned that having a cool treat can sure alleviate the heat, but taking in the moment and sitting in silence for just one minute will do a much better job.

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Today I learned.... Day 40

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Today I learned that I really miss New York. A lot. And I've only been there once.

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Today I learned.... Day 39

Friday, June 6, 2014

Today I learned that sometimes an ice cold coca cola is just what the doctor ordered.

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Today I learned.... Day 38

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Today I learned that at the end of the day and night sometimes the only person that you can count on is yourself even when you are imperfect, broken, faulty.

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Today I learned.... Day 37

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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Today I learned that facing the summer heat knowing you have cool plans ahead makes it more exciting.

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Today I learned.... Day 36

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Today I learned that I can still get a darn good farmer's tan.

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Today I learned.... Day 35

Monday, June 2, 2014

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Today I learned that stupid is as stupid does and if you say something is stupid, then you must be stupid too.


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Today I learned.... Day 34

Sunday, June 1, 2014


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Today I learned that in actuality it is easy to forgive when someone has transgressed against you, but the real transgression is committed by the person that did not turn out to be who you thought they were - no amount of forgiveness can erase finding that out about a person.
{read about this in a Jane Green book}

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Today I learned.... Day 33

Saturday, May 31, 2014

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Today I learned to take the time to stop and listen and feel and not just be anticipating what comes next all the time.

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Today I learned.... Day 32

Friday, May 30, 2014

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Today I learned that I should be grateful for all that I have in this moment because in seconds it could be gone. #feelingthankful

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Today I learned.... Day 31

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Today I learned that you must never forget when it is a casual day at work.

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Today I learned.... Day 30

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Today I learned that things usually come at you in waves.

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Today I learned.... Day 29

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Today I learned that I am capable of eating an entire (big) box of blueberries all by myself.

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Today I learned.... Day 28

Monday, May 26, 2014

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Today I learned that a clean house (or at least semi-clean) is a conduit for inner peace.

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Today I learned.... Day 27

Sunday, May 25, 2014

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Today I learned that every talent is a path unto itself and that each offers a window into a very different view even when you are all at the same place at the same time.

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Today I learned.... Day 26

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Today I learned that when it is time to unwind, it is time to unwind. Period.

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Today I learned.... Day 25

Friday, May 23, 2014

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Today I learned that the older you get the more tired you feel even though your brain still feels awake and energized.

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Today I learned.... Day 24

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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Today I learned that the paths that life will take you on are many, but if you look back you may see that life gave you hints all along of where it was going to take you.

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Today I learned.... Day 23

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Today I learned that once a Nosy Nelly, always a Nosy Nelly.

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Today I learned.... Day 22

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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Today I learned that a really good iced decaf mocha can be quite comforting.

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Today I learned.... Day 21

Monday, May 19, 2014

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Today I learned that the love of a dog is one of the best and greatest loves of all.

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Today I learned.... Day 20

Sunday, May 18, 2014

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Today I learned that you should plan accordingly and leave room for dessert.

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Today I learned.... Day 19

Saturday, May 17, 2014

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Today I learned that beauty sleep for me does not necessarily mean beauty in my face - I'll settle for beauty in my brain.

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Today I learned.... Day 18

Friday, May 16, 2014


Today I learned that when I have an idea I can't rest until I make it happen.

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Today I learned.... Day 17

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Today I learned that the reason that upper case and lower case letters are called "upper" and "lower" is because that is how they were shelved back in the printing days. The capital letters were used less frequently, so they were kept higher up, while the rest were kept on a lower shelf because they were used all the time and the lower shelf was easier to access.

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Today I learned.... Day 16

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Today I learned that planning ahead pays off.

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Today I learned.... Day 15

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Today I learned that you should trust your gut.

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Today I learned.... Day 14

Monday, May 12, 2014

Today I learned that one should not read a book about gruesome, psychotic, and bloody serial murders while eating one's lunch.

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Today I learned.... Day 13

Sunday, May 11, 2014

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Today I learned that there is a difference between an American German Shepherd and a German German Shepherd. Something about how their backs slope and oh yeah, two different countries (and there is a "European" bloodline in there too apparently....).

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Today I learned.... Day 12

Saturday, May 10, 2014


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Today I learned that a P-slip (a piece of paper with an approximate size of 3" x 5" commonly found in libraries) derives from being the same size as a former small-sized U.S. postal card, so P is short for "Postal".

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Today I learned.... Day 11

Friday, May 9, 2014

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Today I learned that lamb chorizo exists. And it is good.
{You can read my Yelp review for Bizarra Capital here

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