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How to Save Our Soil – A Global Problem (Part 2)

As was noted in Part 1 of this series, soil degredation has become increasingly prevalent throughout the world. Studies show that if nothing is done to improve conditions and incorporate better practices, we will lose our topsoil within the next 60 years. Good topsoil has astounding benefits. It not only adds nutrients, including vitamins and […]

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Topsoil – On the Verge of Extinction (Part 1)

I recently read an article in a Time Magazine regarding soil. I was taken aback! As a gardener, I think I always took soil for granted, thinking it would always be there. All you had to do to make it better was amend it with some organic matter and voila! It becomes fertile and reusable […]

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What To Get A Person Who Has Everything-Holiday Ideas

It’s that time of year again. You rack your brain to try to come up with some unique ideas for a present for friends and family. It’s easy when the people you purchase for are young and not quite established, but what do you get a person who has created a life of abundance for […]

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Fun Things To Do In The Fall – 15 Diverting Activities

Fall is one of the best times of year to get out and enjoy nature. It offers clear blue days, crisp cool nights, the V formations and sounds of geese migrating south, shorter days, longer nights, and sweaters, finally! So instead of being passive, hanging inside and watching the days and nights through your window, […]

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How To Learn From Plants – Social Harmony

Many people plant flowers to add fragrance and beauty to their gardens. Others may plant gardens to reap the benefits from the harvest. One obscure reason people could and should sow plants is to learn from them.  I’m not sure many people know this, but society could learn a lot from plants. Plants live harmoniously […]

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Inspiration During Trying Times……Covid Days

When I read this article from the Washington Post, I realized the woman who is narrating was born the same year as my Dad. I have been thinking about him a lot lately, so perhaps this is his way of comforting me through Lucille’s words. I hope you also receive some comfort from her inspiring […]

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Communication

There are many ways to communicate. One can use texts, e-mails, instagram, tweets, blogs or whatever else is out there unbeknownst to me, the old-timer, who enjoys using snail mail. Just ask our children or anyone in the millennial generation whatever group, and I’m sure they could identify a gazillion other means of communication using […]

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Life Redecorated/Crossing Over- Motherhood to Empty Nesting

The Journey Begins “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” — Izaak Walton Life is dynamic, always active and ever changing. If you’ve had children and cared for them during all their trials and tribulations including health issues, then you know what I mean when I say life is dynamic. Crossing Over […]

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