The Purpose of School: Assumptions Differing

On Monday, I uploaded the last three requirements for this semester—29 pages of writing. That afternoon, I reassembled a candelabra floor lamp (removing cloth-covered wires that are now considered a safety hazard), cut and primed boards for an exterior door overhang (a very long time in the design phase) and started laying out a tile…

Worms eat my garbage

Fridays are trash day in my neighborhood. Homes here have three different bins: black for trash; blue for recycling; and a recent addition, green for yard waste. It’s surprising how much debris seems to accumulate in a week’s time. And, as the weather is getting warmer, some bins are emitting rancid smells potent enough to…

Our Food is Killing Us!

My coblogger Joan gave us some pretty scary Food for Thought in her post on Friday. Since then we have been discussing that we need to propose some solutions to these food dilemnas. And we wondered to each other, what CAN we eat? Is it really THAT bad? Actually it is worse. Yet another story popped…