Have you ever wondered why it is considered standard to inject the body with embalming chemicals? Why do we put the deceased in thick caskets of metal, or even wood, and place that casket inside a concrete vault, before we even think about setting it all down in the soil of the cemetery? Are we … Continue reading The Home Death Movement: Reclaiming an Important Part of Human Life
Many wonderful people have been addressing the issue and lack of healthy water in communities around the world for many years through non-profits and NGOs. Although these efforts address the most acute threat - microbiological organisms which quickly cause illness and death, they have not addressed the equally lethal contaminants that lead to chronic illness … Continue reading Make homemade ‘charred’ biomass. Filter out industrial and agricultural chemicals in your water.
Bones are an amazing thing. They regrow inside of our bodies and the bodies of animals, millimeter by millimeter, many times throughout our lives. They store minerals, and have a interesting structure. Some native American tribes in the California area used to hunt rodents, and crush/eat the entire animal, bones and all. Today, we often … Continue reading Make your own fluoride filter, from ‘charred’ bones – BIOCHAR aka BONE CHAR!
Does your town or city spray pesticides on public parks, public school land, etc? Ask your alderman how the land is managed now - are pesticides or herbicides sprayed? Ask them if we could transition the management to the organic practices presented in this post. Ask them if a policy could be created which bans … Continue reading Conventional vs. Organic Turf Management in our Public Spaces
The thing we forgot as a people, in the United States and around the world, is that as we change the environment, we change ourselves -- literally -- physically. We have changed the water, the air, the food, etc. I think food is THE epitome of everything. We ARE what we eat! We rebuild … Continue reading What is our Role in the Environment? Solutions! Transition.
Have you ever considered wooden dinnerware? At first I thought it would be unhygienic, but after using my wooden bowl for a long time, I stopped worrying about that. I feel comfortable with it. I eat out of it every day, and I great about the fact that it's non toxic. I also like that … Continue reading Non Toxic Dinnerware – Bowls & Plates
Technology advances at lightning speed - as least, it seems like it does! I been staring at screens almost my whole life, whereas my Mom just started really using the computer a few years ago! When I began my first job, where I was required to look at a PC monitor screen for 8 hours/5 … Continue reading Eyes Tired? Eye degeneration? You need to know about Iris!