Osteoporosis occurs when bones have a lower bone density which causes brittle, weak, and easily broken bones. Men and women with small body frames tend to have less body mass. Having a parent or sibling with osteoporosis puts you at a higher risk. Bones weaken as we age, but women are more likely than men…Read more »
Some people are bored with the corona virus keeping everyone home. Frankly, I’m tired of hearing about all the negatives on the news of the virus. How about some positive news? It’s May and the flowers have sprung. It’s a good time if you have the space to grow your own food too which is…Read more »
The air is freshly scented with flowers in the midst of a pandemic.
Here are some simple crafts your little ones can do for fun. You’ll need some plastic eggs, pipe cleaners, glue, googly eyes, and cotton balls plus some imagination. To make a bunny, glue a cotton ball on the end of the egg for a tail. Twist a pipe cleaner into an ear shape, then glue…Read more »
Ever wondered the meaning behind Native American face paint? Well, here it is. Black means victory & success Red stands for beauty, faith, & happiness White means sharing, purity, & light Yellow stands for intellect & determination Green means nature, harmony, & healing Blue stands for wisdom & intuition Purple is a sacred color and…Read more »
The English word, Easter comes from the Anglo-Saxon name for April, Eastermunath. According to Saxon scholar, Bede, it was named after a goddess called Eostre. In the early years of Christianity, there was a dispute over the date of Easter. In 325, the Nicean Council decided it should be on the first Sunday after the…Read more »
With the frantic crowds of people hording products in the stores, especially hand sanitizer, I decided to make my own. The CDC and the nursing commission have stated to use hand sanitizer when you can’t wash your hands. Washing with soap and water for 20 seconds is best, but when not available, hand sanitizer is…Read more »
I saw these paintings down a hall at the mall and thought they were marvelous. Check it out.
I found these old remedies in a pioneer cookbook and thought I’d share. Some of them are quite humorous. Toothpaste: Take pulverized chalk and twice as much charcoal and make it fine. Add castile soap suds and spirits of camphor to make a thick paste. Apply with the finger and brush. (I can imagine bubbles…Read more »
I thought I’d share some unusual signs I saw hanging in my community center. One is from the old Valley drive-in located in Auburn, WA. The others I found amusing.