Do You Love the Scents of November?

Do You Love the Scents of November?

If you notice and love the scents of November, then this week’s post is for you. If you enjoy the idea of slowing down and enjoying the process of fall sliding into winter, then this week’s post is for you. October is grand with its colors and pumpkin spice everything...
Expanding How We Define Heroism

Expanding How We Define Heroism

Veteran’s Day offers an opportunity to think about what it is to be a hero. My paternal side of my family raised firefighters and police officers. I think about how through the years, they gathered and shared stories of their experiences. I do not remember any of them...
Soil Gives Us Life

Soil Gives Us Life

For the last eight years, I’ve been learning about topsoil erosion and preventive, regenerative agricultural practices as a means to understanding how our food is grown and how it relates to the plant-based eating vs. meat-eating discussion. The two instances...
Happy National Chocolate Milkshake Day!

Happy National Chocolate Milkshake Day!

September has arrived with a gentle breeze and lower temps in the 70s. For many, September signals the end of summer. I’m still clinging to the knowledge that summer doesn’t end until it ends, no matter the date on the calendar or the number of pumpkin spice lattes...
21 Tips to Encourage Water Conservation

21 Tips to Encourage Water Conservation

I read on the National Geographic website that Canada is richly endowed and unlikely to run out of water. The writer made some good points but failed to consider Canada’s rising population, increase in agricultural production, adverse effects of climate change, and...