10 Things about George Washington

Everyone knows that George “I cannot tell a lie, cherry tree chopping” Washington was our first president. We all know of some the stories, that he could have been king, that he was a darn good general, that he wore a wig.  That is generally the extent of most of our knowledge about Washington, the basic school kid stuff. The…

Bringing In Your Potted Plants Can Be Tragic

Snakes also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be dangerous. Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. Here’s why. A couple in Sweetwater , Texas , had a lot of potted plants. During a recent cold spell, the wife was bringing a lot of them indoors to protect them from a possible freeze. It turned out that a little green garden grass…

Friday Furries

Humans have always admired animals. They feature in religions, in our entertainment, in our language. Humans have given animals human traits and humans animal traits. Anthropomorphism is the assignation of human traits to animals. It is found in our entertainment…Lady and the Tramp, The Little Mermaid, Bugs Bunny, and others. In religions both old and new, animals are featured throughout…either…