‘What’s Happening?’ Archive

Fat Tuesday Weather is Bone Chilling March 4, 2014 No Comments

Fat Tuesday’s weather is bone-chilling! It only got colder since my post last week – about weather. According to Ginger Zee, meteorologist for Good Morning America, this is the coldest March across the USA in decades. Icy roads have caused pile-ups in the Dallas area where the temperature dropped 60 degrees overnight. Some districts have cancelled […]

Are You Done With Winter? February 27, 2014 No Comments

How does this year’s winter compare with others? It seems every time I turn around, there’s been a snowstorm forecast for several places in the USA. It’s the end of February and a Chicago friend couldn’t help but write a no-love-lost-message in the snow about the forecast of MORE snow. Enough already! We, on the […]

A Creative Tiny House November 26, 2013 No Comments

TINY: A Story About Living Small (Teaser Trailer) I lived out of a backpack while traveling for one year when I was younger  and loved it. Perhaps because I lived with my worldly possessions on my back for a length of time then, I wonder what it would be like to go “small and smart” […]

ReloMary asks: Is your city bike and walkway friendly? October 5, 2013 No Comments

Is your city bike-and-walkway friendly? I ask because, in my area, Shasta Living Streets is working diligently to make Redding, California and Shasta County increasingly so. Not too shabby is that Redding’s Sacramento River Rail-Trail recently made California’s Top 10 “Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy” list.  Cross county bike ride: In 2011, my son rode his 20-something-speed-bike from Mt. Shasta, California […]

Rid Your House of ANTS June 14, 2013 No Comments

It’s summer! Ants are moving in! Ants appeared this week on my kitchen counter. In fact, I found a few in the pantry, too. ACK! Simultaenously, I found a homemade recipe to rid my house of ants. I was skeptical about it working but wanted to give it a try. I made the recipe-to-rid-my-house-of-ants yesterday. […]