Archive of ‘Thoughts’ category

Wine Bottle Garden Beds: my experience, thoughts and suggestions

Wine Bottle Garden Beds: my experience, thoughts and suggestions | Sacred Habitats

There is a tremendous amount of repurposing, re-use, and up-cycling these days, some of the ideas are brilliant and some not so good. When I first learned about using empty wine bottles or edging a garden I have to say I thought it ‘might’ be a cool idea, they certainly can look pretty enough. A […] Read more…

National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Scotts: Disappointing and Disturbing News

Carolina Wren

This past week I became aware of some shocking news: both the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Scotts Miracle-Gro was proud to announce they were partnering. In their press releaseĀ on January 18, 2012 stating, The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and ScottsMiracle-Gro are announcing a new partnership to advance NWF’s nationwide Be Out There initiative to […] Read more…

Gross National Happiness

Until a few years ago I didn’t even know a country named Bhutan existed, only 110 miles from the north to south and 200 from east to west, Bhutan – called by its people Druk Yul, “the Land of the Thunder Dragon” – is home to a remarkable variety of climates and ecosystems. When I […] Read more…

How Does The Electoral System Work?

While playing around on twitter.com I came across a video that explains in plain english how the U.S. process for electing the President works. How the Electoral System Works (on YouTube) There is only one thing they left out – that some states split the electoral vote (if it isn’t a landslide.) Thank you CommonCraft.com […] Read more…

Water Table and Runoff

Several years ago in front of our place the county brought in some heavy equipment to clean the ditches that run alongside the road. They brought in backhoes, dump trucks and a grader. Being a man I just watched them – not thinking too much about it because I had to go to work shortly. […] Read more…

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