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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