What is our Role in the Environment? Solutions! Transition.

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.

Eyes Tired? Eye degeneration? You need to know about Iris!

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!

What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Is canola oil healthy?  Or is canola oil bad for you? I've never heard convincing information supporting the claim that canola oil is a healthy oil.  The same goes for grapeseed oil and safflower oil.  The local organic grocery store uses canola oil in almost all of their prepared foods...they use it like it's going … Continue reading What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

How analog can I go in 2018?  And why would I ever want to?  Am I nuts? In the picture above, Chip, from the 2018 sitcom "Living Biblically," prepares to live the following day without his smartphone.  Into his glamorous fanny pack and onto his body he dons the analog counterparts which the smartphone has … Continue reading Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

Carbon Steel vs. Cast Iron frying pans/skillets

What is carbon steel?  It is essentially the same thing as cast iron, except perhaps not as brittle as cast iron, and unarguably MUCH thinner and lighter than cast iron!  I'm not a raw materials or metal expert, and I don't know everything that goes into carbon steel pans, but on one website I read "Steels … Continue reading Carbon Steel vs. Cast Iron frying pans/skillets

Aluminum Hiding in Plain Sight – a list of ways we use aluminum

It's strange -- I haven't been on a quest to seek out all of the 'hidden' sources of aluminum in our daily lives -- but once I became aware that aluminum is a neurotoxic substance, I began noticing it everywhere.  Each time I discover another way aluminum is used commonly and carelessly in the items … Continue reading Aluminum Hiding in Plain Sight – a list of ways we use aluminum