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Match-3 games are playable spam, but they soothe my anxious brain

Welcome to No Shame November! This week we're diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn't. In NBC’s fantastic afterlife comedy The Good Place, chronic worrier Chidi Anagonye describes his anxious interior monologue as “the sound a fork makes in a garbage disposal.” That noise – grating, inescapable, wrong — is what my brain sounds like too. I have the superpowered combo of anxiety and ADHD, both of which work together to spin my racing thoughts into an intrusive tornado that almost never blows away.  One of the other symptoms of my ADHD is hyperfocus, an involuntary state of mind that kicks in when I’m totally engrossed in something. When I’m hyperfocused on a jigsaw puzzle,...

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Harry Potter sock set

Harry Potter sock set This Harry Potter sock set would make a great gift for a muggle in your life! There is another HP set, and DC comics designs too. ORDER HERE–> 4-Pack Jacquard Knit Unisex Crew Socks Gift Sets Time To Get Cozy In A New Pair Of Socks! 4 Pairs of Jacquard Knitted Socks In Gift Box – Makes A Great Gift! Fits Shoe Sizes 6-12, Machine Washable, Tumble Dry 97% Polyester/3% Spandex, Soft And Durable Fabric Officially Licensed Product you may also like: Order HERE —-> Wizard Glasses Scar Unisex Hooded Sweatshirt Fashion Hoodie Order HERE —-> Funko Advent Calendar: Harry Potter – 24 Vinyl Figures (2020) ORDER HERE–> WREBBIT 3D Diagon Alley 3D Jigsaw Puzzle (450 Pieces) For...

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70 Years of Horsing Around: The Enduring Appeal of Breyer’s Model Horses

It all started in 1950, when F.W. Woolworth commissioned the Chicago-based Breyer Molding Company to create a plastic horse statue intended to adorn a Western-themed mantel clock. Some little girls play with dolls. Others are more interested in playing with horses. And they don’t always outgrow their passion for equestrian playthings: There’s one brand of model horse that continues to be wildly collectible and highly sought-after by equine enthusiasts of all ages and budgets. In fact, millions are sold each year, along with miniature stables, trucks and trailers, bridles and saddles, blankets, fly sheets, and other horsey necessities, including fully articulated riders. While retail prices remain relatively modest, limited editions, colorway variations, test models, and customized versions can sell for...

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Wooden hexagon puzzle

Wooden hexagon puzzle This Wooden hexagon puzzle is fun for kids and adults. ORDER HERE–> Coogam Wooden Hexagon Puzzle for Kid Adults – Shape Pattern Block Tangram Brain Teaser Toy Geometry Logic IQ Game STEM Montessori Educational Gift for All Ages Challenge Geometric IQ Game: Endless possibilities for kids adults building blocks, not only limited to the instructions, but also try to figure out more solutions to make fantastic works of art. Put the pieces in and fill in the bottom plate, then you make it! Logical Learning Puzzle: 7 color and 14 pieces different shape blocks make a terrific brain puzzle. Each side measures 3.54 inch, Product size: 7.3×6.3×0.39 inch (outer frame included). Package contains a detailed instruction for...

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Rescued Queen Anne

Neglected and then damaged by fire, a historic Queen Anne house is rescued by Indiana Landmarks.DATE: 1899 LOCATION New Albany, Ind. (five miles from Louisville, Ky.) PROGRAM Completely rehabilitate a large, historic house damaged by fire, preserving and restoring elements to the full extent possible while creating meeting and office space for Indiana Landmarks and tenants. RESTORATION ARCHITECT Ronald Stiller AIA, RCS + Associates, Floyds Knobs, IN: (812) 923-1019 Now restored, the Victorian house is home to the Southern Regional Office of Indiana Landmarks. More than 125 supporters gathered for the ribbon-cutting in 2019, including members of the Kunz and Hartman families, who came from five states.The Queen Anne house was completed in 1899 for New Albany’s prominent businessman and benefactor Louis N. Hartman...

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