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Throw Back Thursday: My Dad, the Storyteller

Today, I invite you to hop on over to my other blog, “Once A Little Girl.”  That’s where I like to tell what it was like growing up in the 50s and 60s.  It was no “Mad Men,” I’ll tell you that!  June is the month of Father’s Day, so this month, I’m telling and retelling stories about Dad. Related articles Analysis: A satisfying ‘Mad Men’ finale

In an Octopus’s Garden by the Sea

It’s STEM Tuesday.  Yay!

Let’s get jiggy with Octopuses.  Yes, that’s right.  Octopuses, not octopi.  (Octopus comes from Greek, not Latin, so no pluralizing like we came from Italy.  Whoops!  We’re talking Science today, not language.  Onward.)  

I subscribe to the “Stuff You Should Know” podcast.  I love these guys.  Besides, they completely entertained three grandchildren on a five-hour road-trip.  Not the video, the podcast.  That’s right; no visual stimulation, just their voices. Here’s a link to their “Octopus, Octopi, Octopod, Octopuses” podcast.  Super-cool.  Trust me, it’s great.

Octopuses are pretty amazing: tricky, smart, techy, and Pinterest worthy.

Octopuses are smart as the dickens. They can solve puzzles, recognize

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