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Happy Memorial Day, 2018!
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If you live in the USA, you already know that today is Memorial Day, a day for honoring our heroic men and women who have fought so bravely for America. Many died in other parts of the world and never got to enjoy the freedom bought by their sacrifice.  And of course today is the […]

Home Remedies For Nasty, Gross Head Lice
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Looking for a home remedies for head lice? These nasty little critters are becoming more and more common, so there’s no need to feel bad about having them in the family. Just be sure to get rid of them as fast as you can! Of course, you can buy chemical treatments from the drugstore, but […]

15 Bobbsey Twins eBooks and 3 Bonus Bobbsey Twins Audio Books
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We’ve just added a cool product: 15 text Bobbsey Twins ebooks with 3 bonus Bobbsey Twins audio books, immediately available as a hefty ebook download. The books were written by Laura Lee Hope and concern the activities of two sets of twins: Bert and Nan who are 12 and Freddie and Flossie who are six. […]

Happy Valentine’s Day 2018
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Happy Valentine’s day 2018! This is the famous day of love, although we’ve mostly forgotten its origins and don’t really appreciate just how fine an idea it truly is. Valentine’s day honors St. Valentine who was a Roman who lived in the 3rd century. Not much is known about his life but he is considered […]

Happy New Year 2018
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Happy New Year 2018! We at BlissPlan sincerely hope that this coming year is a happy, safe and successful one for you and your family. And do you have any New Year’s resolutions? Most are abandoned within 6 weeks – make sure yours are not.

Nate: Atlanta’s 2nd Hurricane In A Month
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As I write these words, we’re awaiting the arrival of Nate, our second hurricane in less than a month. On September 11 I wrote about hurricane Irma which wasn’t too bad for us, but devastated parts of Florida and Georgia. My posts ended abruptly when we lost both power and Internet connection, but the electricity was […]

Today Is The First Day of Autumn, 2017
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In all the years of human existence there has never a person who loves autumn move than I do. NEVER! So I am thrilled that today is the first day of autumn, 2017. Today is the autumnal equinox when there are 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. It’s still hot here in […]

In The Path of Hurricane Irma
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As I write these words, we are in the path of Hurricane Irma. As you can see from the Weather Underground map to the left, it’s directly over Georgia and over we at BlissPlan. We went to breakfast at Chick-Fil-A and it was mostly deserted, which was nice, and there were no problems driving. Actually, […]

A Joyous Labor Day 2017 To YOU
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I love and adore Labor Day!!! And do you know why? OK, I know you don’t but it’s because I LOVE cool fall weather. I love everything about autumn and Labor Day is the emotional trigger for this favorite time of the year, even if the calendar doesn’t agree. It’s still hot in Atlanta in […]

An Intelligent Octopus Says “Thank You”
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This is an utterly amazing video. A kind soul rescued a stranded octopus and it literally said “thank you” to its rescuer. We tend to think of “other species” as having little in common with humans. Who would have thought that an octopus could feel gratitude? And more than many people I know.  I had […]