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I am a down to earth guy. I like to work in my backyard garden.

I took the Cast Iron plants out of the house all except for one. I will keep that one in the house a... click for more

A recent news report about a package bomb at a FedEx station makes me a bit nervous.

Enough is enough! The news reported a bomb inside a package, not the first bomb to go off inside a p... click for more

No Salt on Pistachios a Travesty?

Well, I visited a Walmart today because I needed to buy some rechargeable batteries for my "little g... click for more

Whose Everything Bagels are Better? Krogers or Thomases?

They're not everyone's cup of tea, but they are probably the rage at the moment. What? Everything Ba... click for more

I saw a pear tree for sale, a baby tree, inside a SAM's CLUB today.

I would have bought that pear tree. I know a place that is right for it. But, I bought the Seagate ... click for more

In What Direction is Science Headed?

During the early to mid 1800s, science was the playground of the rich. And the playground of those w... click for more

Blog: Mental Health and Saving the Natural World

I often hear people talk about mental illness as a static condition. Despite the prevalence of misdi... click for more

Pesticides and Health: What You Need to Know - GUEST POST

The effect of industrialisation on farming and food production has been enormous in the last 50 year... click for more

Spring Forward--The Time Change Is Coming!

The start of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in the United States will occur early on the morning of Sun... click for more

Is PersonaPaper Making a Comeback?

I was just checking out some website traffic trends at, and for the fun of it looked at pe... click for more

Have you heard of Steemit?

I tried searching #Steemit posts here but there is none. So, I better post one. I know some of Perso... click for more

What I've Been Up To

Hello, everyone, I planned to #write here more consistently but I got busy. Today is my little sis... click for more

Joie de Vivre Magazine

Started a new cultural lifestyle blog last year (2017). Yes! I'm still determined to try to blog and... click for more

Weird Flower (Art Design & Commentary)

Hello again my dear readers, I am back with more to share, I think this piece "speaks for itself... click for more

"Spikes" Art Design & Commentary

Hello, dear readers, This #digitalpainting design was made with #Corel Paintshop Pro x4. It was ... click for more

New Art Design - January 2018

I am back to share another art design that I have created. I promised I would share some of the n... click for more

Fun Art Design from 2017

Hello everybody, This is an art design I made back in 2017.   I used to share my art a... click for more

Hello, It's been A While..

Hello everybody,  I know it has been quite some time since I last posted (almost 3 years).&nbs... click for more

Teachers are demanding a 10% payrise!

Teaching unions in Scotland are demanding a 10% pay rise for their members, this comes just weeks af... click for more

Looking for a new place

Well, my husband and I are looking for a new place. We're renting a three-bedroom two-floor apartmen... click for more

Oddest weather

We're getting such the oddest weather. Last week it was freezing. Thankfully, it's warmed up a bit. ... click for more

A new site I just "discovered"...

I don't know if you will find it interesting... Anyway, here we go! As I teach Spanish online, I was... click for more

Following the Winding Internet Path: Discovering a New Artist with some Interesting Connections

I have a fondness for searching random things on the internet and then just seeing where it leads me... click for more

Spanish vocabulary and expressions: "El perro" (The dog)"

So, today we have the #Spanish word "perro", "#dog", in English. This is a masculine noun, tha... click for more

Giants Of Ireland

Were There Really Giants In Ireland? There are many myths of giants in Ireland, such as that of Fin... click for more

Refllecting on 2017

It's that time of year again where I start getting all reflective thinking back on the year gone pas... click for more

The Tiny Terror And The Elevator

The Tiny Terror On Holiday For the week before Christmas, the tiny terror and her family went on ho... click for more