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Sweet Summer Corn Steps from our Door

Yesterday, I harvested our corn.  We sprouted it in March…so it took a while to mature.  We live in climate zone 10-with micro-climates on our small space.  Raccoons visit us almost nightly.  A few weeks ago, my husband awoke to … Continue reading

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Unmasking FDR, 32nd President by 8th Grade Student

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the longest serving president in U.S. history. President Roosevelt was elected to third term during the Great Depression. His economic policy was questionable. World War II would bring war to our shores. FDR had an unusual … Continue reading

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American History, 1776 Remembered

All students should listen to this at least once a year….to remember…”History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”  Mark Twain    

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Constitutional Fireworks

  After four drafts, Thomas Jefferson presented this to the Continental Congress, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…”  Twelve years later, in … Continue reading

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History of the Covid-19 aka CCP Virus or SARS-Cov-2

This is an excellent documentary–easily watched the nearly one hour program.  Watched it with my family…an outstanding middle school or higher, science and social science lesson.

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Covid-19 Exonerates Cows As GHG Levels Fall

Mooing cows make me smile.  In a green pasture, on a rolling hill, they are a beautiful sight.  My city, a former ranch, recently had cows covering its hills…doing what God created them to do…graze.  New neighborhoods have replaced the … Continue reading

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A Solution to the Corona Virus Problem

In 2008, my husband came home all excited about the movie, Food, Inc.  We are both educators who have an active interest in healthy living.  About 2004, we started a backyard garden.  We utilized the permaculture philosophy to begin.  Our … Continue reading

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Milk as I Remember it to Be

Growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles gave my family access to the best of everything.  One item, was fresh whole milk delivered in glass bottles to my front door.  I drank milk like water, and to this day, … Continue reading

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Granny’s Decline into Alzheimer’s

Twenty-five years ago, I met my future grand-mother-in-law at a KOA camp ground.  Having been raised on a dairy farm in upstate New York, during the Great Depression, she matured into a strong and healthy adult.  She was a survivor, … Continue reading

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Our Fun and Educational Visit to Knott’s Berry Farm

  Last month we visited Knott’s Berry Farm for fun and education.  We picked a day during the week and not a weekend which allowed us to see the entire park in about 6 hours with hardly any wait times … Continue reading

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