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Friday Fun: Gender Wiring

Suzanne Fun

Did you know … A study of preschoolers found that 100% of girls’ vocabulary were discernible words. 60% of boys’ vocabulary were discernible words. The remaining 40% of preschool boys’ language was . . . noise! Guns, fire engines, machines, truck and cars. Another study found that women have 50,000 words per day. Men have 10,000. But . . . …

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Friday Fun: Living Frugally

Suzanne Fun, Simple Living

Living frugally seems like voluntary poverty. The very word–frugal–sounds cheap. Parsimonious. Ebenezer Scrooge-ish. Frugal may sound that way, but that’s not really what it means. Frugal means not wasteful. It’s Latin word root, dating from 1590, actually means “fruit” as in “producing fruit.” So living frugally means a lifestyle that produces fruit. Living frugally means a lifestyle that produces fruit. …

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Friday Fun: Declaration of Independence

Suzanne Fun

Since tomorrow is Independence Day, here’s a fun fact for you. In the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote the words: “…life, liberty and the pursuit of possessions.” Later it was changed to “…life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” To the colonists’ way of thinking, materialism was driving the expansion of the New World. Possessions, …

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Friday Funny: Push or Pull

Suzanne Fun

This Farside comic is one of my favorites… hope it gives you a smile or laugh, too!   Start your day with a smile! Visit @SuzanneWFisher’s blog for a Friday Funny! Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram.

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Favorite Finds: May

Suzanne Fun

It’s hard to believe that the month of May has arrived! Today is my youngest daughter’s birthday. She’s getting married in July and is spending this weekend with some of her bridesmaids at the beach—kind of a low-key bachelorette party. And maybe you know this from my Facebook page . . . but my youngest son is getting married later …

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Friday Fun: Act 2:38

Suzanne Fun

A friend passed along this funny story and I had to share. You gotta love compassionate Christian seniors! ACTS 2:38, Conceal, Carry and an Intruder A woman had just returned to her home from an evening church service, when she was startled by an intruder. She caught a man in the act of robbing her home of its valuables and yelled: “Stop! …

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The Now-and-Then Book Club

Suzanne Amish, Books, Fun

Are you in a book club? Or have you ever thought of starting one? A friend and I created a casual “Now-and-Then Book Club” for our readerly circle. We get a group together whenever a book inspires us. It’s fun!  Anna’s Crossing might be just the book for your club, or for a one-time event. It’s already hitting bestseller lists, and the …

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Friday Fun: Silly Dog Pictures

Suzanne Fun

Happy Friday everyone! If you know me, you know I’m a dog person. These silly dog pictures made me smile, and I hope they brighten your day, too!   These silly dog pictures will get your Friday started with a laugh! @SuzanneWFisher Click To Tweet   Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, …

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Friday Fun: A Little Easter Humor

Suzanne Fun

Happy Good Friday! Here is a bit of Easter humor for you as you celebrate this holiday weekend.   “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” 1 Peter 1:3 Are you new …