Coffee

Yesterday was National Coffee Day. While you are recovering from a day of free cups of coffee and being caffienated all day, here is a few fun facts aobut your coffee. Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth. According to the Global Exchange, there are approximately 25 million farmers in over 50 countries involved in producing coffee. The…

News You May have Missed 9/19 to 9/25

Hammerhead Shark 0 /  Kayaker 1 Mark McCracken was fishing for Bonita in his kayak  half a mile off Gaviota State Beach, near Santa Barbara, when he felt a bump coming from the back of his kayak. Another bump and he turned around. There was an extrememly aggresive hammerhead shark bumping his kayak. As soon as he saw what it was ,…

Animal Myths

Chameleons can change to a color by touching it. Perhaps you have seen the commercial for Valspar Paint where the Chameleons are touching paint chips and turning into the colors they touch. It is a cute commercial, but that is not what Chameleons do.  It is a myth. They do not change  color to match their environment. Rather, Chameleons change color in response…

Sea World

My recent vacation took me down  to southern California to San Diego. Can I say how lovely San Diego is? Beautiful weather. It even rained during our trip but we donned cheap plastic rain ponchos and ventured forth anyway. It was still 80 degrees while raining. It was nice. Reminded me of when I live in Hawaii. Rained every afternoon…