I have taken up writing in my retirement; more for a desire to write than for the money. At age 77, I have long been a writer of letters to the editor, to politicians, and various publications.
In Your Dreams
Sleeping and dreaming are as necessary to the human body as food and water. One of the many problems we suffer in our modern society is sleep deprivation. Up until the invention of the electric light bulb in 1882, this was much less of a problem. Most people woke at dawn and went to sleep when it was dark. By 1925, most homes in the USA and Canada were electrified. Today, we have a multitude of issues that prevent city dwellers, and to a lesser degree people in small towns, from getting a good night’s sleep. The two main ones are light pollution and noise pollution.
The Tree Graveyard
Recently, my wife and I drove from Vancouver up into the Kootney area of British Columbia, Canada to visit our daughter. She lives in a small town in the Columbia Valley which is itself in the Kootenays, in the foothills of the incredible Rocky Mountains. The weather the previous few months had been wet and mild and as a result, the countryside was lush and green, the meadows carpeted with beautiful displays of wildflowers of every color and shade.
A Good Credit Score Does Not Guarantee Loan Approval
Do you believe your credit score has meaning? If so, you might be interested in this post. I have a free credit score checking app that provides me with the following services:
To My Mother
Dear mother: You were 30 years of age when you gave birth to me. The date was September 30th, 1943. D-Day was eight months away and the end of World War II was still two years away. I was your third child, the first of two boys and was also the middle child, though no one knew that at the time.
Many Things About Earth and Our Solar System You May Not Know
Planet Earth is the best place in the universe to live – so far. Unlike mythical gods of both today and of past ages, the earth is not mean-spirited, capricious, or spiteful. It just is. The fact that earth sustains us with a perfect atmosphere; oceans that support an incredible variety of life, a biosphere that does the same for birds and land animals and us humans along with a moon that provides us with the wonder of tidal seas is remarkable. And, all the more so when you consider the following:
Hunting Dog Aids In Discovery Of New Fastener
Who in the world does not know what Velcro is? This very handy fastener is used in every country around the world but very few people know its origins. It is used in just about every industry and is on a par with duck tape for its durability and its many applications.
Spring Towards Keeping Track Of Your Expenses
While the tax year for self-employed people who are unincorporated is January 1st to December 31st and we are now almost into spring, it is never too late to take care of basic bookkeeping. Or to set up a bookkeeping system that is inexpensive, simple, and user-friendly.
Why Walking 10,000+ Steps A Day Can Keep You Healthy
Start today with a spring in your step. Pardon the pun but if one of your new year's resolutions was to exercise more but you haven't got around to starting yet, you might want to consider walking. The benefits are many and your body and mind will love you for it.