Category Archives: Environment

Save The Spiders

I looked up from the book I had been reading to glance at the cone-shaped candle holder on the nearby table. A small, grey spider was running endlessly around the edge of the container in orbit around the flame. She … Continue reading

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Wonder

I was in the ol’ Camry driving in an easterly direction on a nearly deserted highway. It was two weeks ago just before 6:00 in the morning.  The cruise control was engaged at 65 mph, the stereo was pumping out … Continue reading

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Cut Home Energy Costs

As a non-wealthy person, I’m constantly looking for ways to cut expenses.  Besides rent, the two largest monthly bills are for natural gas and electricity.  Through trial and error, I’ve managed to find ways to trim those bills down to … Continue reading

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Happy Monkey Day

Whenever I go to Henry Dorly Zoo in Omaha, I make a point of visiting the Primate areas.  I also make a point of celebrating World Monkey Day each year because I like monkeys.  Simians are fascinating because they are … Continue reading

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Obsolescence

A couple of minor incidents, this week, caused me to think about obsolescence and how it impacts people. While shopping for some craft supplies at the local Menards store, I made an impulse purchase of a Bell and Howell “Tac” … Continue reading

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The Wilderness Act

Are you one of those people, like me, who sometimes daydreams about dropping out of sight?  In as much as I appreciate modern technology and the benefits of living in a somewhat compassionate society, there is an urge to put … Continue reading

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Is It Hot Enough For You?

During extreme weather, we have a couple of idiomatic greetings to use in place of, “How are you?”. In the winter, there’s, “Is it cold enough for you?” In the summer we have, “Is it hot enough for you?” This … Continue reading

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