Quote of the Day:
"They are very stealthy, those grapes," Solmor said. "They are small, they are round and they roll. ... They don't make a sound when they hit the floor."*Snerk*
In an effort to eat a little healthier, I bought a bag of Mariani Premium Mixed Fruit... and it's so delicious I went to their website and ordered this, this and this, too! The mixed fruit is really moist and chewy and wonderful -- especially the plums. (And since I usually loathe prunes, that I can type that without making an awful face is nothing short of a miracle.) I can't wait to try the rest.
My great grandmother always insisted you had to eat a peck of dirt before you die. Apparently she was onto something:
A little dirt may be good for the heart.Go read the whole thing. And back away from the hand sanitizer...
Analyzing data collected from thousands of children over two decades in the Philippines, researchers have concluded that a healthy dose of germs and pathogens during infancy reduced cardiovascular inflammation in adulthood — a precursor to heart attacks and strokes.
"It raises the intriguing possibility that higher levels of exposure to infectious microbes early in life may, in some way, protect you against cardiovascular disease," said Thom McDade, 41, an associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University who co-authored the study.
Giggle of the Day (inspired by my itty bitty buddy):
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Ear Worm of the Day: