This week's theme: Truth is stranger than fiction.
Stupid people tricks
I am never at a loss for a "stupid people tricks" story, but this week I have some real doozies to share.
For the crowds not wowed by pony rides at a child's 8th birthday party, now there are alligator pool parties. (Seriously, people?! I live in the South where gators are a fact of life, and even I don't understand this one...)
And last, but not least, you just have to see these playgrounds gone horribly wrong. (Possibly NSFW.)
Rogue brewing might make some tasty and creative brews, but beer made from beard-yeast?
I am a very adventurous eater, but I'm skeptical about beard-beer.
Strange but beautiful
I was impressed by the sequoias in Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon, but the Montezuma cypress that is believed to be the world's largest tree puts our conifers to shame. The tree, in Mexico, is 115 feet in circumference.
|Me + Tree, Yosemite NP circa 2010|
This recipe for homemade coffee shop pumpkin syrup might be a game changer for me. No more stopping for a fix on the way home from teaching. Now I can mix up a batch of homemade deliciousness and bring my pumpkin-flavored
So, whether you choose your beverage caffeinated or boozy: Drink up, friends!
Quote of the week:
"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."
Happy Friday, friends!