Keeping Pace With Wanda

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Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:09pm

Recent news reports have featured an article about very serious mechanical failures of a ski lift at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine. Allegedly the gear box malfunctioned that impacted the electrical motor causing the lift to suddenly stop and start going backwards.


Keeping Pace With Wanda

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:34pm

Usually, the more sophisticated and advanced an item is, the more it will be desired for use. Then there are circumstances that disprove that...


Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:51am

...There is a new restaurant in L.A. called "ChocoChicken" that serves bittersweet cocoa coated chicken; you can even dip the chicken in chocolate ketchup! Oh, and one of their side dishes is ChocMashed potatoes! Apparently they are all the rage and already planning to expand operations due to their popularity.

Who would have thunk of that idea? 


Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:29am

...The Beaches of Normandy. Today, we remember the invasion of June 6th, 1944. Allied forces descended upon the beaches to free Eastern Europe of German dominance.

The planning started a year earlier and much detail was discussed: weather, tides, time of day, how to precede the amphibious landings with naval and air bombardments, and so many other details. 


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 1:07pm

Dreams are sometimes scary, crazy, bizarre and have images and sounds that are perplexing, but do we actually "smell" in our dreams?

Freud eluded to people experiencing a strong correlation related to effects on dreams based on smells while awake. He indicated that smelling something fragrant and positive, usually resulted in a commensurate dream, and the opposite rang true...a negative smell resulted in rather tormenting dream.

So, do we smell the coffee, then wake up, or wake up and smell the coffee? Hehe.


Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:52pm

Many of you are familiar with the "CRMC Green Team" that has been doing some awesome things with an all volunteer league of staff who are passionate about being responsible with the environment. They formed the group about 4 years ago and have accomplished much.