We ‘get’ to live on this planet called earth which makes every day an earth day.
Our earth is a vast expanse of water, prairies, mountains and dry desserts filled with life. All of this with the back drop of the ever changing sky (sunrises, sunsets, rainbows, the moon, stars and northern lights). Our beautiful earth!
I am in awe of what happens on this earth and grateful to get to live here. Read the rest of this entry »
Earth Day Special
by Carla Janzen
As a child I remember our family being very thrifty with water. I have great memories of going to my Grandmother’s house in the 50’s. Bath night was quite a ritual of events. My Mom and Aunt’s would pump water at the kitchen sink, heat it up on the stove and haul it to the big ole claw legged tub. We had a rotation of youngest to oldest and I was often the winner of first place. With each new person bathing more hot water was added to the tub. At the end of the evening the water was hauled out to water the garden, trees or the ditch.
Do You Love Your Morning Shower? Read the rest of this entry »
It’s unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to exclusively ‘own’ something that freely belongs to us all — our food! They’re trying to patent away our everyday vegetables and fruits like cucumber, broccoli and melons, forcing growers to pay them and risk being sued if they don’t. Read the rest of this entry »