The F.U.N. Quotient… having fun at work edition…

Honestly, I went a bit weak in the knees watching these angles.

And just in case you needed something more lighthearted…

The F.U.N. Quotient… amazing astronomy, or that’s a God thing…

The F.U.N. Quotient… amazing astronomy, or that’s a God thing…

When I was kid I had a telescope and would go out in the backyard and look at the craters of the moon. It was the Space Age and many from my generation dreamed about working for NASA:  I was one of those children whose 1969 summer was punctuated by Neil Armstrong’s historic moon walk.

I’ve been a fan of God’s Creation ever since, so when friends on Facebook started sharing the NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day, I just got lost for a while. I want to own a photo of the Helix Nebula, the “eye” you see at the top of the page. Popular culture has nicknamed it “the Eye of God” and it fits, if you ask me. Not that we ever confuse God with His Creation. But it is interesting that this object is very close to the earth — 700 light years away.

Other amazing photographs:

The Butterfly Nebula

The Crab Nebula (And the video measuring its expansion over time.)

Aurora over Acadia National Park in Maine.

The Milky Way over Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming

Supernova

Ultradeep Field – in which galaxies look like “colorful pieces of candy”.  

Finally, on a completely different note:  the sounds of space. 

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Banner: Image credit: C. R. O’Dell, (Vanderbilt) et al. ESANOAONASA

The F.U.N. Quotient…. make it a happy day!

I love this not only because I’ve visited Notre Dame in Paris multiple times, but I’m admiring the folks who braved the cold last winter to do this! Warms the heart! Love all the religious who are spreading their joy, too! H/T to Kathy Schiffer for sharing.

The F.U.N. Quotient… bloggy edition

The F.U.N. Quotient… bloggy edition

Sometimes ya gotta laugh…

These blogs raise bring me giggles and smiles.

It’s Like They Know Us

The I Love Dogs Site, like this post. (A cute Boston Terrier here.)

Catholic Memes, and over on Facebook too.

The Ironic Catholic, (After years of family camping, and eight years of NOT, this was a gem to read: “How family car camping is like the spiritual life.”)

And over on Twitter, there’s always Emergency Cute Stuff.

Remember, God gave us the gift of laughter… so do it often. It might be the key to your new evangelization witness in the world.

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Bonus: There’s still time to get your 2015 Nuns Having Fun Wall Calendar.

 

Banner Photo: Lily

The F.U.N. Quotient… silly kid jokes edition

I always love kid jokes. Clean, fun, silly. Here’s a neat website I found that specializes in clean jokes submitted by children.

Insert your own comic rim shot after each one.

Here’s a sample:

Q. How do you make seven an even number?
A. Take the s out!

Q. What dog can jump higher than a building?
A. Anydog, buildings can’t jump!

Q: What’s black and white and makes a lot of noise?
A: A zebra with a drumkit.

Q. How do you make a fruit punch?
A. Give it boxing lessons.

Q. Where can you find an ocean with no water?
A. On a map!

Q. What animal needs to wear a wig?
A. A bald eagle.

Q. Why did the Oreo go to the dentist?
A. Because he lost his filling. 

Go read some more. 

 

The F.U.N. Quotient… pee wee football edition

This isn’t just something fun. This is something that will warm your heart. Way to go, boys! Proud that your from MA.

Read more here.