• 01
    Aug

    Return to Monarchy?

    In 1996, Monarch butterflies borrowed 44 acres of trees following their century old 3400 mile migration to their Mexican Woodlands winter home. 2014 saw a horrific drop to 1.66 acres. Following a joint effort between Mexico, Canada, and the US to re-introduce milkweed making up for damage caused by...

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  • 01
    Aug

    American Dream 2.0

    As corporations continue to consolidate power chasing the dollar led most often by a previous generation, the next generation is re-creating the American dream by moving back to the city from the suburbs to be together, to work together, and to live together. Cooperation, creativity, and even tribal principles...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Wise Words

    “The Produce Manager is more important to my children’s health than their Pediatrician.” – Meryl Streep “Humans are always in trouble. But beyond the great sweeps of war and power, there arise people of great artistry, intelligence, and sweetness. The trouble we are in now is a gift that...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Plastic face cream? Toothpaste? Huh?

    Ever wonder what kind of people create this stuff! Are they our neighbors? How do they think it’s ok to create a personal care product additive called microbeads? These super small plastic beads are now being found building up in wastewater treatment facilities as well as watersheds at an...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Love Thy Neighbor

    Tribes! It’s the new buzz word! As if enough hasn’t been done to native cultures, we are again segregating and flocking together while ostracizing others. I wonder what will happen if we as a society fragment into a bunch of tribes? Though America may have been discovered by a...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Modern Mantra

    “I am one with the Force. The Force is with me” – Chirrut 2016

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  • 01
    Aug

    Whining about Wine

    We enjoy American Organic as well as French wines because they all share quality, integrity and best of all purity. I wonder what will happen as the climate warms to the point when it’s too warm in say Bordeaux to grow the merlot grape? Major wine research institutes have...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Making America Great! Again?

    Henry Ford is quoted as saying, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” So let’s get going, America! We finally have a president that has people from all walks of life talking. Though I or anyone else I know didn’t vote for him...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Wise Words

    “Intelligence + character. That is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • 01
    Aug

    Quote of “The Times”

    “I don’t care. I’m not going to let someone’s bad vote turn me into a bad person. I am responding to hate with love. I am responding to fear with hope. I am responding to lies with the truth.” -Van Jones

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