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According to Wikipedia, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in in 1970, it now includes events in more than 193 countries.You don't have to be...
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As a teenager and young woman, I was a night owl. I stayed up every night to watch the eleven o'clock news and then Johnny Carson. I made fun of my mother who went to bed before 9:00 pm if...
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The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines "Baby boomer" as "a person born during a period of time in which there was a marked rise in the population's birthrate”, usually considered to be in the years 1946-1964. There are two types of...
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The story of how the cherry tree became the horticultural darling of DC. began with the National Geographic Society's first female board member, travel writer Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore. She saw the gorgeous flowering trees in Tokyo in 1885 and vowed...
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Being a writer, I adore the English language and particularly the use of adverbs and adjectives. I am fascinated by how many different ways the same object can be described. For example, the word "apple”. It can be described as...
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