Clairifornia: The Happy Land of Claire

Archive for December 2009

Wowzers!! I now officially have 100 comments!! But the problem is, I’ve had this blog for almost a year and Chloe (imalumberjack.wordpress.com) has had her blog for about a month and has over 400!! Now, now… I’m perfectly happy with my wonderful and faithful commenters (I don’t think that is a word) . I just thought it wise to produce such useful information. Hence, I pledge to post more often, and therefore receive more comments.
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Check out these awesome facts!!!!
1. Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
2. Crocodiles can’t stick their tongues out.
3. All polar bears are left handed.
4. A snail can sleep for 3 years.
5. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.
6. Butterflies taste with their feet.
7. If you cut off a cockroach’s head it can survive for weeks without starving to death.
8. Slugs have 4 noses.
9.Giraffes can clean their ears with their tongues.

Holy cow!! It’s Christmastime already!!!! I’m not ready yet!! Of course I’m excited!! Who wouldn’t be!!?? Merry Christmas and a happy new year (for heaven’s sake!!!) !!!!!

Isn’t it cool that you can tell the temperature by listening to the insects?!?!?!! But it’s possible! My grandma says, ” There are so many things to know in this world.” Well, this is how to do it:
Cricket chirps:
1. Count the number of chirps in 15 seconds (Fun fact: they chirp by rubbing their wings together!)
2. Add 37. Your final number is the temperature!
Katydid chirps:
1.Count the number of chirps in a minute.
2. Subtract 19.
3.Divide by 3.
4. Add 60. Your final number is the temperature!

My birthday was about a week ago, and one of my friends gave me a “chanchito”. Chanchitos are little three legged pigs. Supposedly, they are a token of goodwill and love when given to a friend. So, now I have a little clay chanchito from Chile. It is awesome!!!!! I named it snort.


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  • Adele: it has been 3 monthes, one week and four days since you posted. Please post claire! Adele
  • deleo: ok fine. 1 month. but that's still a long time.
  • deleo: i agree with Helen. this is the most boring post i've ever read. can't you post something? i mean, helen hasn't posted in a month, and you havn't po