The Moon

In 18th century England, people on trial for murder could campaign for a lighter sentence on grounds of lunacy if the crime concurred under a full moon. Interesting fact. In the 1820’s, astronomer, Franz von Paula Gruithuisen claimed entire cities existed on the moon. ??? No one believed him, yet a lunar crater was named…Read more »

Summer Flowers

This year has been the hottest Washington state has ever had. Usually in June we have rain, but it got up to 113 degrees and continued this heat wave throughout. My flowers have zoomed into bloom, but my Tiger lilies have become giants.

Some of Your Regular Medications Can Deplete Other Medications and Vitamins

Use of prescribed and over-the-counter drugs can cause depletion of one or more vital nutrients in the body. The drugs may interfere with the body’s absorption of an essential nutrient or vitamin, and the body’s production of an important biochemical. I recently found this out. I was prescribed Atorvastatin for high cholesterol. Apparently, it depletes…Read more »

Wapato Park

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 »