Gardening can be dated back to the ancient world when humans began to settle in one place. Egyptians planted fruit bearing trees, spices, and grapes. The Assyrians in 900 BC planted trees and crops irrigated by canals. Greeks and Romans also cultivated crops, vegetables, and flowers. With the growth of mass-produced food and lower prices […]
The internet is full of information that kids can use to write reports and to learn new things. It can also be very dangerous. If your children don’t know how to use the internet safely, you cannot be sure who they are really talking to. Predators often pose as children to gain a child’s trust […]
When something goes wrong with windows, doors, mirrors or glasswork throughout your home, you may wonder what to do. Home glass repair can be tricky, but with patience and just a couple of hours you may be able to successfully repair your glass. Here are some tips you can follow when it comes to do-it-yourself home glass […]
Bo Bennett, Inspirational quote. Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
My paternal grandfather and grandmother lived for 99 years and 94 years, respectively. When people find out my true age, they usually follow it up with the comment “You must have good genes.” To which, my reply is “fish and rice seems to be the secret!” While fish, rice and plenty of vegetables seemed […]
What are you still hanging on to?
For me these last two weeks have been challenging and, yes, difficult. The chemistry class I am taking (which is one of four classes required to apply for a graduate program in Nutrition) has been challenging. I easily spend 15 to 20 hours a week studying for this class. As a result, I can see […]
I’m curious about a lot of things. I’m the person who likes to ask “why”, which sometimes irritates my loved ones because I am always probing. However, once my curiosity is satiated, I move on to the next questioning bubble in my thoughts. My current curiosities have to do with breastfeeding and immunizations, which […]
Changing how we are sounds simple enough and yet many of us fall back into old routines, habits, and comforts. I know it happens to me, too. Changing how we are is changing how we think, perceive and act — from our personal health goals to whatever else we wish to change.
Does the thought of working out sometimes seem tedious? Running the same trail every other day a little lack luster? Repetition is boring. We become complacent and without challenge we fail to evolve – mentally, physically, spiritually. Today’s inspiration asks you to mix in a bit of creative fun in achieving your health goals. For instance, […]