While visiting my brother on a nice, sunny day, we decided to check out the local park. Wapato Park was originally donated land with lakefront property by Horace and Helen Scott in 1920 and now owned by the Metro Park system in Tacoma. It’s a beautiful place. Wild turtles and ducks live in the lake.…Read more »
I was shocked to learn in my own city of Auburn, Washington that they are making this a reality. As soon as April or May, the Return Home, the first, large-scale human composting facility, ever built in the world, will open a 11,500 square foot warehouse with 72 vessels that transforms 72 bodies per month…Read more »
I’ve been taking some online university classes and I learned about this study. It shows how racist people were in 1932. I couldn’t believe this. The US Public Health Services conducted a study in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute, ( a post-secondary school for African-Americans). Six hundred Negro males from Macon CO., Alabama were chosen.…Read more »
I was looking for something to do and to get my brother out of the house for a change. I drove us to the park at Pt. Defiance in Tacoma, WA. It was a beautiful day for it. The skies were blue and the sun shining for a winter day.
Since it’s Black History month, I thought I’d share this delightful story I found hidden in an old book. Stephen Bishop was a black slave in the 1800’s in Kentucky, owned by Mr. Gorin. He was five- foot- four, lean, hard, and with an athletic build. He had an assured air and quiet pride. In…Read more »
I noticed the stores around my area of Auburn, WA didn’t include the famous sweetheart candy this year. I thought, did the COVID affect the factory? They could have printed out cute things this year like wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, you take my breath away, etc. Just an idea.
With COVID around, everyone gets tired of being cooped up in the house. So, drove to Schuster Way where there is a park dedicated to the Chinese when they came to Tacoma, WA. for the gold rush. Here are some nice pictures. Peaceful. Stopped at the fish house at the end of the walk. They…Read more »
Does your dog lick a lot, especially in one particular spot? It could mean they have Lick Granuloma. I just recently learned this myself after my older dog licked a spot raw on his paw. Lick Granuloma is a common skin disease caused by your pet repeatedly licking an area of the body, usually the…Read more »
According to the University of Birmingham in England, found that adults given a cocoa drink containing flavanols completed cognitive tasks efficiently over others drinking other products. Flavanols are a group of molecules naturally found in fruit and vegetables and increases mental agility. What better way to boost your brain power!
Have you noticed more people are putting up Christmas lights this year? I believe it’s the light in the darkness or the joy we’re alive in a world of the pandemic. Bless all the essential workers, especially the nurses. Here is a display of lights from my neighborhood. Enjoy.