Nuclear Family Dollhouse

Welcome to a tour of my Nuclear Family Dollhouse… Here it is, on its lot of grass, in the sun, as we swing in from the north side, gazing over its backyard:   We pass over the home’s backyard; the slide is damaged and has crumpled: Now we circle to the south side, where we …

The miracle of vinegar and baking soda

In high school I read an article about cleaning product manufacturers asking consumers, “Are you actually willing to pay more for greener, environmentally-friendlier products?” (and often hearing a, “Yes” in reply).  The writer asked, “How much ‘more’ does vinegar and baking soda really cost?”, and that has stuck with me. Yesterday I scoured the elements …

Days without sugar: 69, dude!

A friend texted me last night to ask, “Why are you doing this?”, and, my Friendly Neighborhood Passerby Encouragement Cheerleader Carrie dropped by another (beautifully printed) card for the holidays, also including a few questions and her email. Why: Because I am was a slave, to sugar and the sugar industry, and I realized why …