Barn Spider Clock Idea

In the daytime the barn spider stays at the top of his web. At night
he returns to the middle.

Leading Ella and I to wonder if we could read his web like a clock.

Grow Your Own Fresh Air With Common Houseplants

Three common easy to grow houseplants will grow all the fresh air we need to be healthy. Just these three plants could provide enough fresh air that we could live in a sealed bottle and enjoy fresh healthy clean air.

Kamal Meattle takes four minutes to briefly describe the work in New Dehli improving air quality, work conditions and measured raises in blood oxygen levels.

Areca Palm or Butterfly Palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens) or "The Living Room Plant"
  • Removes carbon dioxide and converts it into oxygen.
  • Four shoulder height plants per person.
Month-in-law's Tongue (Sansevieria Trifasciata) or "The Bedroom Plant"
  • Converts carbon dioxide into oxygen at night.
  • We need 6-8 waist height plants per person.
Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum) or "The Specialist Plant"
  • Removes indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene.

Talks Nicholas Negroponte: The vision behind One Laptop Per Child

100 Dollar Computer

Talks Ann Cooper Reinventing the school lunch


I have actually mused to myself while looking out at a group of children what a miracle it is that those little bodies can grow and thrive on a diet of corn dogs, chicken nuggets and breakfast cereal. The problem is they can't. And it has become more and more apparent to me that one of the most significant and generous things I can provide my family with are healthy meals.

ESL for Your Dog

Dogs, Horses and Humans the most abused species on the planet according to Ian Dunbar. How our dogs give us the opportunity to learn to really communicate and listen.

Somedays I really feel like my dog is just waiting for me to finally understand her.

So this is dedicated to my dog Pretty, the best puppy EVER!

I will let you sniff on walks. I promise.