Tuesday, January 25, 2011


 ~  Chopped onions, bell peppers, and celery are considered the "holy trinity" of Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cuisines.

~  Ian Fleming, creator of fictional super spy James Bond (Agent 007), was known as Agent 17F when he spied for British Naval Intelligence during World War II.

 ~  Name the eight ducklings in the children's book "Make Way for Ducklings" - Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Oack, Pack, and Quack.  Their last name is Mallard. (I used to read this to Rachel)

 ~  North Dakota was the last of the 50 states to become home to a commercial winery (in 2002).

~  When they walk, the feet of all four-legged animals normally hit the ground left rear leg first, followed by left foreleg, right rear leg, then right foreleg.

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