April 2024

World’s Largest Pecan

We veered off our route to visit Brunswick, Missouri. I have to go see anything that says it is the “World’s Largest” or the “World’s Smallest.” In this case, it was a giant pecan sculpture. Well worth the extra miles. Can you think of a world’s largest or smallest sculpture you could make that would… Read more »


Bob and I stopped at the Bass Pro Shop aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. They had a large number of interesting exhibits, but the Sea Nettles (a type of “true jellyfish”) were fascinating to watch. I made three videos which are on my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/shorts/ktEoO7-mB4w  https://www.youtube.com/shorts/JjlnKmrKkno and https://www.youtube.com/shorts/oMZQw9Pire0 “True jellyfish” are: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria (nih-DARE-ee-uh) which… Read more »

Easter Eggs

My daughter-in-law’s family came to our house for Easter and introduced me to a fun new way to color eggs which gives them a multi-colored, tie-dye look. You will need white hard-boiled eggs, whipped cream (like Kool Whip), food coloring, and a muffin tin. Dollop a spoon of whipped cream into each muffin well: Add… Read more »