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Monthly Archives: May 2016


    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 31, 2016

    I found some profound quotations referring to “life”, I’d like to share with you!  Happy day after the holiday! “Life is like the dice that, falling, still show a different face.  So life, though it remains the same, is always presenting different aspects.” … Alexis “It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life.... Read More

    This day in History-May 26th

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 26, 2016

    I love Thursdays! The day before Friday and the weekend, as well as learning interesting dates in history.  While attending school, history was probably equivalent to going to the dentist, but as I aged history became an obsession. Go figure!  So here we go….. This day in: 1521..  Martin Luther’s writings were banned by the Edict... Read More

    Did You Know?

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 25, 2016

    I thought for this segment of “Did you know”, I’d relate a few things pursuant to MONEY.  Now I don’t know how much of this is the absolute truth, but interesting non the less! The word “millionaire” was first used by Benjamin Disraeli in his 1826 novel Vivian Grey. TIP is the acronym for “To... Read More


    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 24, 2016

    One of my dreams came true this past week,  I experienced Orlando Florida, and can now check it off my bucket list! Here are a few famous quotes for this dreamy Tuesday! Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. *** Pamela Vaull Starr Go... Read More

    What’s Happening

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 13, 2016

    It’s finally Friday and I have a couple of things you may be interested in taking part of. If you love chili then you want to be at this event: Chili on the Comstock Downtown Virginia City May 14, 2016 -May 15, 2016 Officially sanctioned by the International Chili Society, 30 of the best chili... Read More

    This Day

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 12, 2016

    Another Thursday, more interesting dates in history! This day in: 1870- Manitoba became a province of Canada 1932- The body of Charles and Anne Lindbergh’s kidnapped baby was found 1937- Britain’s King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London 1943- Axis forces in North Africa surrendered 1970- Harry A Blackmun was confirmed as... Read More

    Did You Know

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 11, 2016

    Welcome to Wednesday! DID YOU KNOW….  The new Southeast Connector will have a limited number of intersections between Greg Street and South Meadows Parkway?  Nor did I!  Evidently this will allow traffic to flow more smoothly and minimize the number of potential conflicts at intersections-resulting in fewer crashes!  We all want that!  Once completed the... Read More

    Things to do

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 6, 2016

    Looking for something to do this weekend!  Here are a few ideas!  And “Happy Mothers Day!” Reno Sculpture Fest ReTrac Plaza, downtown Reno May 6, 2016 -May 8, 2016 Three Fantastic Days of Art, Music & Culture! DOWNTOWN RENO’S LARGEST ART WALK  ★  30+ LARGER-THAN DOWNTOWN RENO’S LARGEST ART WALK  ★  30+ LARGER-THAN-LIFE SCULPTURES  ★ ... Read More

    This Day

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 5, 2016

    Thursday throw back to yesteryear!  This day May 5 in: 1809 – Mary Kies of South Killingly, Conn., became the first woman to be granted a patent.  The patent was for the rights to a technique for weaving straw with silk and thread.  (Love this woman) 1821 – Napoleon Bonaparte died on the island of... Read More

    Inspirational Tuesday

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | May 3, 2016

    Our topic for this Tuesday, May 3, 2016 is “DREAMS” Here are a few quotes! All people dream but not equally.  Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous, for they may act... Read More