Nature’s Neon Lights: Aurora Borealis & Aurora Australis

Beautiful, magical, eerie, surreal, awe-inspiring... It’s hard to come up with adjectives to adequately capture the sight of the colorful, glowing, shifting curtains of light

Hearty Minestrone With Meatballs

Minestrone is a thick Italian vegetable soup containing dried beans and pasta. For me, it is often the soup I make when I have a

Book: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy

MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy is the kind of book that is the reason why I read: to slip into the skin of a character and

An Easy But Elegant Dessert — Cheesecake Pie

In the mood for a luscious dessert but not for all the work that goes into such a recipe? Try this easy, low sugar recipe

Words: “The Ultimate Weakness of Violence …”

From the last book written by Martin Luther King, Jr. -- WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE: Chaos or Community? (Beacon Press 2010 edition) two

Book: THE MERCIES by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Oh, my… this novel -- THE MERCIES! The atmospheric setting, the writing, the characterization, the story… I was swept away and transported from the first

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The Lost Era Of Electric “Flying Trains”

Over 119 years old and still in operation today, the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn in Germany is

Words: “The World Of The Individual Person…”

Recently, Pew Research asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life.  Instead of presenting

For The Joy of Animals: Gardening For Groundhogs

For The Joy of Animals: The Antics of Badgers

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