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no responses. March 4, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact March 4, 2021.


Fun Fact March 4, 2021.

It was on this day in 1952 that Ernest Hemingway completed his short novel The Old Man and the Sea. According to History dot com, he wrote his […]

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no responses. March 3, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact March 3, 2021.


Fun Fact March 3, 2021.

Do you know a snollygoster?  I’ll bet you do and don’t even know it.  The word came into English in the 1800s and refers to a […]

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no responses. March 2, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact March 2, 2021.


Fun Fact March 2, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and we’re going to screw around!  Many of the tools we use today have threaded parts that make the tool work.  An adjustable […]

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no responses. February 26, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 26, 2021.


Fun Fact February 26, 2021.

Let’s take a look at an odd animal today.  As a matter of fact, we’ll be able to see right through it!  Just as you can […]

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no responses. February 25, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 25, 2021.


Fun Fact February 25, 2021.

So does curiosity kill cats?  You’ve no doubt heard and maybe even used this idiom.  It’s from a proverb first used by British playwright Ben Jonson […]

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no responses. February 24, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 24, 2021.


Fun Fact February 24, 2021.

Please allow me to fetch you a fun fact!  If I do, will I be fetching?  This is an interesting word with lots of different meanings.  […]

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no responses. February 23, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 23, 2021.


Fun Fact February 23, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and it’s on the level today!  No, really, today we’re going to learn about the level, a tool everyone should have in their […]

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no responses. February 22, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 22, 2021.


Fun Fact February 22, 2021.

Happy Birthday to George Washington, who was born on this date in 1732.  He was born at Popes Creek plantation, Virginia, in Westmoreland County.  His father […]

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no responses. February 19, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 19, 2021.


Fun Fact February 19, 2021.

What is the deadliest animal to humans on earth?  I don’t mean what are you most afraid of, because that would be different for each of […]

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no responses. February 18, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 18, 2021.


Fun Fact February 18, 2021.

It was on this date in 1930 that Clyde W. Tombaugh made a name for himself.  From the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, Tombaugh, using information […]

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no responses. February 17, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 17, 2021


Fun Fact February 17, 2021

The itch that can’t be scratched.  Ever had one of those?  You know the spot, between the shoulder blades that you can’t reach without a back […]

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no responses. February 16, 2021 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 16, 2021.


Fun Fact February 16, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and a memory from my uncles shop.  When I was a teen I spent the summers on my grandmothers farm, making hay, milking […]

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