One Small Thing – Understanding GMOS and hybrids

I worked in my family’s nursery for many years, so early on I understood the science of hybridization.  People are very particular with their tomatoes. Some want the big ones, some want to spread out their crops over a season, some come for the funky heirloom* varieties. I learned early on the science of hybridization, […]


GIS Day and Geography Awareness Week

Next week is Geography Awareness Week. Next Wednesday is GIS Day. If you haven’t been following along for a while here on the blog, I am a current Geographic Information Systems students finishing up my certification at a local community college. The MOST basic way to explain GIS is displaying information visually via a map, […]


One Small Thing – Ditch the Receipt

  Bisphenol A is something that a growing number of Americans are actively avoiding. After getting it out of baby bottles (always look for BPA-free if you want plastic) companies that sell canned goods are starting to move away from its use. Safe choices right now are boxed soups (Trader Joes has excellent ones!) or […]