Human Interest

What Is Dilly Dilly Anyway? - Amy Brooks

So...what the hell IS dilly, dilly?  I did the leg work and this post will tell you all about it. According to dictionary.com, the origins of “dilly” come from the shortening of the word “delightful” or “delicious,” probably from the late 19th century.  And today, in that same vein, it has come to mean “something regarded…

Gronk Says No No No No To Eating Tide Pods

Sometimes, I wake up in the morning after a crazy day of people doing bizarre things and I will catch myself saying "well I've seen it all" then I see kids eating Tide Pods (and in some case washing them down with a big chug of laundry liquid) and I say, "well, guess I was…

Happy 45th Birthday Schoolhouse Rock! - Amy Brooks

Christmas, learning to ride a bike, swimming in the deep end, having pancakes for dinner and...Schoolhouse Rock!  These are a few of my favorite things.  Nothing, and I mean nothing, defines childhood for us Gen-Xers better than Schoolhouse Rock.  Am I right? Schoolhouse Rock, that famous series of educational trickery disguised as animated short musicals…