Watching outdoor birds landing at a bird feeder through a window can bring a smile to anyone's face. It's also rewarding to figure out the best seed combination for various bird species.

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Posted by Ron Callari

It’s an annual event inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi.

Posted by Kitty Devine

Once upon a time people kept small brushes (or wood blades) and little dustpans for sweeping away crumbs, ash, and other small debris from table tops. That was SO last century.

Posted by Laurie Kay Olson

It is nearly that time of year when I get to play into the stereotype of my clan. I am going to be extra cute and cuddly for the next week or two so that I can be extra scary for Halloween!

Posted by Laurie Kay Olson

"Hey! What happened to your horsey piece?" "My knight? I sent him out for cheese." "Cheese AND chess? How cool is this game!"

Posted by Laurie Kay Olson

Today, in spite of my historically inaccurate costume, I am channeling my inner Viking for Leif Erickson. He made it to North America before Columbus so Erickson's day comes before Columbus's.

Posted by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Major Tom, a very special cat, who rescued his owner, Australian Grant McDonald, from a watery grave not to mention himself by sounding the alarm that it was time to abandon ship.

Curious cats and kittens love to “cat punch” items of interest and now you can too, at least virtually, thanks to Cat Punch Gloves designed for swiping smartphone screens in all kinds of weather.

Posted by Laurie Kay Olson

Don’t believe everything you see on line.