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Blood Drive In Jacksonville

Blood Drive In Jacksonville

Friday, July 23rd from 11:30am to 5pm, the American Red Cross will be in the parking lot of Navy Federal Credit Union on Western Blvd in Jacksonville. Blood is always needed but even more so right now.  Please, if you can donate, stop by today and do so. Also, if you donate today you will…read more »

Useless Facts – 07/23/21

Useless Facts – 07/23/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… 25% of U.S. parents are unmarried. That’s not a huge jump from 25 years ago, when 21% were unmarried . . . but it’s a BIG increase from 50 years ago, when just 7% were unmarried. Approximately one…read more »

Useless Facts – 07/22/21

Useless Facts – 07/22/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… The hottest place on Earth lost the title it had held for 90 years, when it was found that the man making the original measurements likely misread the thermometer. That was in the Mediterranean city of El Azizia…read more »

How many…?

How many…?

My husband and I took a road trip to Michigan recently for my family’s reunion.  My Mom had 10 siblings.  I have so many cousins I lost count.  They have kids.  My family is big.  And opinionated.  And fun.  We had a lovely time, but honestly, by the end of the three days, the joke…read more »

Has this happened to you?

Has this happened to you?

Came home from a fast food restaurant earlier this week with meals for my two kids. Didn’t notice that each of their drinks did not contain ice. Hmmm. Then my wife mentioned the same thing happened to her last week, only from a different well known fast food restaurant. Nothing against either restaurant, but are…read more »

What Is Your Favorite Shoe?

What Is Your Favorite Shoe?

Here is Brooks’ weekly blog… I enjoy fashion, I may not have a great fashion sense but I enjoy fashion.  And where I come from shoes are a big part of fashion and your everyday apparel.  People base their outfit on which pair of shoes they will wear for the day. I have wore a…read more »

Useless Facts – 07/21/21

Useless Facts – 07/21/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Alligators go through a pseudo-hibernation in the winter. And they keep their noses above the surface of the water, so if it freezes over they can still breathe. The song with the longest title ever on the Billboard…read more »

Useless Facts – 07/20/21

Useless Facts – 07/20/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Someone on the set of “Titanic” spiked the seafood chowder with PCP and got dozens of cast and crew members high . . . including director James Cameron. In 2001, MTV taped a pilot called “Dude, This Sucks”,…read more »

Did You Know McDonald’s Has Birthday Cakes?

Did You Know McDonald’s Has Birthday Cakes?

Editorial credit: BORIMAT PRAOKAEW / Shutterstock.com Here is Brooks’ weekly blog… My birthday is August 29th and I will be 32 years old.  Where I grew up in Cleveland there was a McDonald’s at the top of my street my whole life, I lived at McDonald’s.  Throughout my years of growing up I always had…read more »

Useless Facts – 07/19/21

Useless Facts – 07/19/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Key Limes were considered a weed in Florida until the Great Freeze of 1894 destroyed all the lemon groves. Farmers replanted “Mexican” limes instead, and they became known as Florida Key Limes . . . “a beloved regional…read more »

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