1. “Remember, you’re the one that can fill the world with sunshine.” - Snow White
2. I have declared “Tuesdays with Tim” as a no Trump / no national politics zone and no comments will be forthcoming in this space. However, I may discuss PA state politics from time to time.
3. When the March Madness Brackets come out in early March, don’t look to me for advice. Rather, you should ask my 9-year old daughter Gabbie as she has won the Reedy Family’s last two years’ bracket challenge. Her secret? She picks the winners based on team colors and whether or not she likes the city or town where the college team is located.
4. There are 525,600 minutes in a year. Considering the year, I experienced in 2016, I am trying to make every minute count in 2017 and beyond.
5. Do caterpillars know that they will become butterflies when they start spinning their cocoon or do they just say, “what am I doing?”
6. I very rarely eat fast food, but I have to say that the new McDonald’s Mac Jr is very good.
7. The National Zoo in Washington is saying a final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao. The zoo is packing up the American-born panda for a one-way flight Tuesday to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program. In preparation for the trip, keepers have packed Bao Bao's favorite foods, including bamboo, apples and sweet potatoes.
8. Remember the “Cantina” song from the first Star Wars? In a recent poll of Australian couples, this song was voted as the number one song when people are, well, having fun in bedroom.
9. Recently, we tried meal kits from Blue Apron and Hello Fresh. Our family did not pick a winner out of two, not because of the food quality, but because of what type of food it was – think burritos vs. pork tenderloin vs. chicken malaise. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of the food delivered as well as its packaging and directions for preparation.
10. Rapunzel has moved into the third place on my list of favorite Disney princesses. She previously was outside of the top five. Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) remains number one followed by Cinderella.
Have a fantastic week everyone.