How to Eat Roadkill

Guinea Fowl crossing the road via My Retirement Chronicles ...more

Pick Up America: Coast-to-Coast Cleanup

A few weeks ago, hours after attending my own going away party in Denver, Colorado, I came upon a young man standing outside a bus, asking, "Want a tour?" I thought he was offering to drive us around Denver and show us all the places that Elway or Tebow may have slept but he meant a tour of the bus itself, Due West. We came aboard and quickly realized that this was no ordinary bus and these ambitious young folks, Mark and Liz, were no ordinary bus dwellers....more
This is a very exciting project. I'm so glad you are doing it. It inspires me to keep picking up ...more

Zeer Pots, Wave Of The Past

My Unscientific Theories about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Last weekend when I logged onto Facebook, I found waiting for me a message from my husband's uncle.  After reading my blog, he did some research and found the same things I learned a few years ago-- that doctors and scientists have plenty of theories but aren't really sure what causes autism and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder).  He asked me a question that I feel is worth addressing here, because I have wrestled with it often....more

SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT - Plant A Tree

Every year 3 to 6 billion trees are chopped down. The world loses over one hundred thousand acres of forests everyday. The environmental repercussions are severe. According to National Geographic, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in a hundred years at the current rate of deforestation! This disruption leads to more extreme temperature swings that can be harmful to plants and animals globally. Can you imagine a world without trees in our neighbourhoods parks and trails?? ...more

Cerealia, the Festival of grains - second edition 2012

From June 6th to the 11th the second annual, Cerealia. The Festival of Grains....more

Polar Bears: An Unstable Future

The footprints of climate change are apparent throughout the world: droughts are threatening our crops and water supplies, and on the flip side, our oceans are warming, increasing the intensity of storms and hurricanes, sea levels are rising, arctic ice is melting at an alarming rate. And one fury white mammal is clinging on to the nearest iceberg. Image: waynesworld_az via Flickr ...more
That is so sad! The Polar Bears are so beauiful.more

Go Green and Save Money

I’ve been trying to find different ways for my family to be more 'green' but the main issue is that being green can sometimes cost a lot more.  So, I went looking for ways to be both nice to the environment and nice to my wallet.  Let’s be honest, most of the population isn’t going to change their lifestyle if it is going to cost more. I’ve come up with five easy changes that will not only help reduce excess waste but also save the average family a decent amount of money each year....more
There are always something we can do for our environment and our own good. Reducing the usage of ...more

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