Love it or hate it, June 29th is Rain Day!
- The umbrella was originally invented to protect people from the sun.
- Rain drops can fall at speeds of about 22 miles an hour.
- Rain starts off as ice or snow crystals at cloud level. Continue reading “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” »
She looks good for her age! Barbie made her debut on March 9, 1959, and she has been a fashion icon ever since.
She has spent her lifetime helping little girls dream of exciting careers and adventures. She’s been a fashion model, nurse, surgeon, executive, astronaut, Olympic gold medalist, rock star, UNICEF ambassador, aerobics instructor, Army Ranger, pediatrician, veterinarian, dentist, NASCAR driver, art teacher, presidential candidate, American Idol winner, and TV chef.
She’s had more careers than most people dream of. She has a mansion. She has an extensive wardrobe. And who doesn’t want a hot pink Camaro?
Now that Barbie is aging gracefully, here are some NEW Barbie dolls to consider: Continue reading “Happy birthday, Barbie!” »
January 27th is Mozart’s Birthday!
Born in 1756, Mozart began writing music when he was just five years old. He was a boy wonder across Europe. Despite his brilliance, Mozart had a difficult life. Often he received no payment for his work, and the substantial sums he received on other occasions were squandered away by his extravagant lifestyle. Gradually, his health declined. He died penniless and forgotten, to be buried in a pauper’s grave.
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