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Bennington Triangle – The Long Trail Mystery

Bennington Triangle – The Long Trail Mystery

The Bennington Triangle encompasses a section of Long Trail. Long Trail is a hiking trail located in Vermont and is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States. It is 273 miles long, running from the Massachusetts state line, north through Vermont to the Canadian border. Construction began in 1910 and completed in 1930. The …

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The Truth About Can Openers

The Truth About Can Openers

I did not anticipate issuing another post on can openers after the previous post entitled, So You Need To Open A Can? However, compelled by a recent experience, I feel the obligation to tell the truth about can openers for the benefit of anyone interested in the subject. As stated in my previous post, I …

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raandrade.com Website Menu Addition – Post Categories

raandrade.com Website Menu Addition – Post Categories

This is a R. A. Andrade website informational post regarding post categories. An additional tab, labeled, Post Categories, has been added to the raandrade.com website menu. This new section summarizes all posts by topic category. This provides a guide those interested in posts by subject. Still under construction, as each category is added, every post …

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Beauty of the Chickadee

Beauty of the Chickadee

This post celebrates the beauty of the Chickadee. It’s a bird. It looks like this. As a kid, one of the first birds I could recognize was the chickadee. I didn’t know it as a chickadee, but this small, cute, and puffy bird became a familiar sight on walks through the woods in Massachusetts, even …

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Are You Afraid of Puppets?

Are You Afraid of Puppets?

Are you afraid of puppets? Many people find puppets creepy and this post intends to delve into why. Fear of Puppets If you are one of those truly frightened of puppets, you will be delighted to know there is a name for it: Pupaphobia. (Pupaphobia…really. Why not call it Puppetphobia, although it’s probably less weird …

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Why We Dream

Why We Dream

Human psychology experts generally agree about one aspect on the subject of why we dream: they don’t know. Sure, a multitude of theories exists, but no scientific evidence or expert consensus as to the probable reason humans dreams. Unlike the topic of why humans cry, dreams are not the exclusive property of human beings…no luck …

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SPAM – Mystery Meat?

SPAM – Mystery Meat?

The title of this post reads “SPAM – Mystery Meat?” but if you were thinking this post would deal with revealing the mystery meat, delving into elusive myths, urban legends, and scientific analysis, you’re in error. Spam, along with Twinkies, and maybe plastic cheese (the subject of a recent post), is one of the more …

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