Book Review: Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
by Ann Patchett.
How does a book both end up as required reading in a college course, and at the same time end up the target of an attempted ban? My curiosity was sparked. Required reading that includes pornography? What? No way. Can't be. Eventually Continue reading
Natural ecosystems should be, and can be, our friend. We need bees, ants and other pollinators to pollinate our food such as fruits and vegetables; we also need them to pollinate our flowers. We even have insects that eat our decaying matter, including some not so pleasant Continue reading
Have you ever walked into a room full of people, or had someone walk by you, and the smell of cologne and/or perfume was so overwhelming it made you choke? I recently had a not so pleasant experience along this line while traveling. Continue reading
Most people have had moments of insight of either the "aha!" or the "doh!" kind. I had one of those moments while I was developing our new laundry soap. I must admit, I struggled a bit initially trying to figure out how I'm going to manage the cost of shipping a gallon of laundry soap at a time, Continue reading