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An Even Dozen December 13, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Humor.
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Big-BenYesterday boasted the date stamp of 12~12~12.

That will happen again in a mere 100 years . . . assuming someone is around to do the counting.

Here’s an even Dozen Fun Facts about Twelve:

* There are 12 signs in the Western Zodiac . . . Aquarius, Pisces, Cancer, etc.

Pluto-Rollerskating* And 12 animals featured in the Chinese Zodiac . . . Dog, Snake, Rat, etc.

* There are 12 hours on the clock . . . One, Two, Three . . . Twelve.

* And 12 months in the year . . . with December being the last.

* Movies featuring twelve include: Twelve Angry Men, Cheaper by the Dozen, Twelve Monkeys, The Dirty Dozen, etc.

* Twelve Drummers Drumming is the gift to give on the 12th day of Christmas.

* 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief was a benefit concert that took place on December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

* A Baker’s Dozen of famous acts performed at the concert:

* The Beatles put out 12 albums as a group.

Paint* Each album was 12 inches in diameter.

* Twelve is the atomic number of magnesium in the periodic table.

* There are 12 basic hues in the color wheel ~ 3 primary (red, blue, yellow), 3 secondary (orange, purple, green), and 6 tertiary colors.

Aah . . . that’s better!

Aah . . . It’s Here! December 13, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Happiness, Home & Garden, Life Balance, Mindfulness.
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Aah!
It’s here.

A time of year

Filled with good cheer.

Enjoy the flicker of candle light

While carols softly play in pine-scented air.

Instead of shopping all day until you’re dropping at night

Dial back the frenetic and frantic pace to ease your stress and care.

Joy

Love

Peace

Are seldom found “For Sale” at the mall.

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‘Tis the Season to make a Joyful Noise to drown out the Holiday Honking:

* Wreaths at Colonial Williamsburg (Living The Seasons)

* Friends Worth Waiting On (boy, dog, mud puddle) (Apple Pie & Napalm)

* 12-12-12 (a reminder to notice the good) (Me! Me! Me, me, me!)

* They See Me Rollin’. They Hatin’. (The Ramblings)

Aah . . . that’s better!