Thursday, October 15, 2015

Every Girl a Princess

I went to Disney World, for reasons that may become clear in later years.

One of the things I observed, was that the cast members all seemed to call little girls "Princess." And, of course, it got me thinking.

One of my more unexpected tastes, for being such a geek, is that I quite enjoy story "A Little Princess" in all its forms:

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Gardening the Americas

Yesterday, with Columbus Day / Indigenous People's Day, I was pleased that most of my friends shared the truth: Christopher Columbus may have been a brave sailor, but he was a cruel, cruel man.

One of my friends shared this book excerpt from The Atlantic: 1491 , which I will come back to later in this post.