Entries by Debbie Walker

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Doggy information

by Debbie Walker I don’t know how many columns I have written, and I just recently realized I have never written anything about our pets. So… here goes: I came across the most recent Reader’s Digest, and it has a great article about dogs and cats titled “What Pets Want You to Know”. A professor […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Pom-pom history

by Debbie Walker Did you realize the Pom-poms on our winter hats have a long history? I didn’t either until I read about it in my Farmer’s Almanac newsletter today. I really enjoyed the history. There have been several purposes besides a fashion statement. There are, of course, theories about the pom-pom history. First let […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Winter car hacks

by Debbie Walker You know I hate to do this to you, but I think it best I pass this information to you before you need it. Yes, winter is fast approaching for you. In Florida, about the only thing coming are more days the temperature is just about perfect. Our worst day here would […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Did you know?

by Debbie Walker I have been scanning some of my magazines today and kept coming across little bits of information that I decided to share with you. I understand if you are not interested in all I found, but maybe some part of it. I hope. So…Halloween: Neighborhood tricker treating, as we know it today, […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Fall thoughts

by Debbie Walker It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the idea of fall. To me, since I am back in Florida, I am still in summer weather. When I got my e-mailed newsletter from Farmer’s Almanac last week, it was about birds. It told about what we could do to help them […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: What are idioms?

by Debbie Walker I like words, groups of words and their meanings. I didn’t know for years, what an Idiom was. I had to learn it while working with first and second graders! So here goes, let me give you what I learned, and it is in the Mary Jane’s Farm magazine from the July […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: My question for you

by Debbie Walker I have a question for you today and I hope you will give it some thought over the coming days. My question is: Do you know what a blessing you are? It’s a pretty big question and a little uncomfortable and embarrassing for most people. I don’t think it is something we […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: So many uses

by Debbie Walker There are so many uses for simple, everyday products, why do we need the “newest, high-priced chemicals”? Would you have dreamed of the other uses of vinegar? Wait, unless you are from the older generation that used these products before the chemical ones came out! Confusing? Apple cider vinegar: Sore throat, tenderizing […]

I’M JUST CURIOUS: Some thoughts

by Debbie Walker I found a few tidbits of information I thought you might be interested in: You know those little gel packets we find in some prescriptions and other things needing to keep the moisture. Well …. They can be reused to keep moisture out of your papers or photographs. I won’t be throwing […]