Simmons soaps

I've never been big on product recommendations, not because I don't like some products a lot but because I know I'm no expert on organic baby food or toilet paper. I tend more towards broad principles, because they're easier to remember. Choose small things. Choose light things (concentrated products without much water, for example). But when I find myself going back to the same small northern California company to stock up on soap, for what must be 10 years now, it does seem time to recommend them. Especially since they [...]

March 27th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Urban skywatching!

I was at my niece's wedding last month, in a museum courtyard in Florida under a beautiful evening sky. A fine crescent moon rose behind the palm trees, with a bright star near it. Venus, I thought, vaguely remembering the the first star in the sky is a planet. I wondered, though, and asked around. No one knew more than I did--and that was all too little. Here is a great site for anyone who wants to be more attuned to the natural world: Urban Skywatching by Bob Parvin

December 13th, 2005|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |