Book Review

For those of you who don’t know me personally, I am a bibliophile. That means I love books. Despite all the information available electronically these days, I much prefer a bound paper book to a keyboard & mouse – or an electronic...

Have A Cuppa

Today would be a great day to cuddle up in front of the fireplace (lit, of course) with a good book and a pot of tea.  It’s been raining since early this morning (over 2″ thus far) and is cool and gloomy.  Unfortunately, life calls...

Herbal Hair Care

I took Mom to have her hair cut last week and I must say, I am amazed at what they’re not teaching in cosmetology schools these days. Face it folks, the hair you see is dead once it leaves the follicles in your scalp. If it weren’t...

Juniper: Not Just for Gin

Throughout the US, Juniper is used as ground cover. Experts differ but existing records show between 52 and 67 different species. A member of the Cypress family, it is actually a shrub that can grow into a tree up to 25 feet high! The part...