Earlier today Ajit Pai, former Verizon lawyer and head of the Federal Communications Commission, cast the final 3-2 vote to repeal Net Neutrality; despite an overwhelming support for it. This decision affects EVERYONE who depends on the internet and supports net neutrality…and that includes YOU. How are we supporting Net Neutrality?
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Imagine this… You head to the local grocery store in your fleece jacket to buy a package of plastic-wrapped hamburgers which you put into another plastic bag so it doesn’t touch your plastic-wrapped hamburger buns and the large plastic bag of little individually plastic-wrapped pieces of candy. You then bag all the items in double-lined […]
Are you wondering what’s up with the title of this post and how one subject relates to the other? If you haven’t noticed, our planet is in some serious trouble. Every time I check my social media or read the news there’s just more doom and gloom to mentally digest. What can we do? I […]
Who doesn’t like creamy hazelnut chocolate spread on, well, everything ? I’m a huge fan, I grew up with the stuff. However, after learning about the devastating effects of palm oil (deforestation, human rights violations, massive carbon pollution, and the extinction of many MANY wildlife species), I avoided any brand of this spread that contained palm oil. […]
Today is Halloween and my home is filled with candy for the many little trick-or-treaters in my neighborhood. Before I get to the meat uh, I mean candy of this post, we might need to brush up on some Little-known facts about how Halloween came to be . Go ahead and click on this link by CRUX […]
Every morning I start with a fresh cup of coffee and debate turning on the t.v. because I have a hard time pulling away from the screen. I mostly listen to the news on Chicago Progressive Talk WCPT 820 AM (freespeechtv.org) which gives me the freedom to walk my dog, write, and do housework. Nevertheless, […]
vc_row]Have you ever seen the video of a marine biologist removing a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nostril? Unfortunately, I have and I was only able to stomach a small portion of the original video. If you haven’t seen it, this is the link. Warning: This video not for the squeamish and in my opinion, […]
Did you know that there is evidence of bracelets worn by humans for over 40,000 years? No one truly knows how long bracelets have been around as Archaeologists continue to discover verifiably older findings. What is known is that they “have been worn by many ethnic groups for a variety of cultural reasons”(U.S. Antique Shows). Many […]
After another unseasonably mild winter, this year’s bi-annual Bug Barometer forecasts that “Americans can collectively expect a very buggy spring and summer”. Unfortunately, that means more ticks and the risk of tick-borne diseases will be on the rise. According to the U.S. Library of Medicine, “Most Lyme disease infections occur in the following areas: Northeastern states, from Virginia to […]