Planned Parenthood and its Very Care-ful Language

[Warning: this post contains graphic--yet accurate--language. Discretion is advised.] You probably don’t want to know about any of this, and may have even avoided all discussion about the Planned Parenthood videos. But you can’t. You MUST to know what’s going on, and more importantly, why Planned Parenthood has gotten away with so much for so … Continue reading Planned Parenthood and its Very Care-ful Language

Four Reasons Why I Hate/Love Camping

Having just returned from four nights of camping in the cold wilderness, I once again wonder why we bother (as I put in the eighth load of laundry, with about ten more to go). We camp primarily because it’s the only way we can afford to take our entire family anywhere.  This last week we camped … Continue reading Four Reasons Why I Hate/Love Camping

Xeriscaping the Forest at the Edge of my Yard (a green and healthy obsession)

My neighbor stopped in front of my yard where we were moving rocks and mulch, and asked, "So where will the hotpots go? And the mud volcanoes?" I scratched my chin. "Haven't figured that one out yet. But for Halloween I think I'll put some dry ice and hot water out here." My husband stared … Continue reading Xeriscaping the Forest at the Edge of my Yard (a green and healthy obsession)