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.
Normally in July, my husband and I watch the fireworks show at Emerald Downs Horsing Racing Field. This year has been strange. We sat in our car to watch the fireworks when loud, noisy calls sounded from the fir trees. Every branch of the fir trees was covered in crows. This was creepy like the…Read more »
This was this morning’s sunrise before the fog rolled in.
At my local park, a woman by the last name, Simmons planted a couple of trees. Since her death, her children decorate it every year for Christmas.
Whether we like it or not, the creatures we share with the planet are tied to us. The virus, SARS-CoV-2 sprang from the commercial wildlife trade that acknowledges the relationship. We can exploit nature, but serious repercussions follow for our species. We influence wildlife from the lowly rats of New York to the elephants of…Read more »
In this time of the pandemic, I’ve noticed that people get angry easily. Add politics to that and attitudes get out of hand. We need somewhere to go and find peace within ourselves. There is such a place open to the public in Tacoma, WA. A Buddhist temple surrounded by gardens and symbols of peace…Read more »
Visited this old Western town. It was fun going through the little shops and seeing the rest of the town. However, if you travel there, be aware things are expensive and the food isn’t the best.
Since the pandemic ruined our plans for our anniversary traveling out of state, my husband and I took a drive north east through the Cascades. Check out the pictures.
My neighbor put this up in her front yard. It’s huge.