Today in History: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

One hundred ninety-nine years ago today, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was published – anonymously. There have been debates regarding the amount of influence Percy Shelley, her husband, had in writing that fictional masterpiece. In those days, women weren’t taken seriously as authors and many, including Mrs. Shelly, wrote under their partner’s names or used a pseudonym....

America’s Skewed Views

There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The nobility is in being superior to your previous self. – Hindu Proverb After watching my Facebook page load up yesterday with the ‘never forget 9/11’ walk down memory lane, I can’t help but think how skewed America’s views are. For example, everyone...

Advice from the Garden

Interesting the sayings, quotes and proverbs that come from gardening. “Oh, she’s such a late bloomer!” and we all know our share of ‘bad apples’. It used to be people grew their own food and the adages represented everyday life. Now days a person has to dig for that hidden wisdom. Here’s some great...

Why I’m voting for Hillary.

Only in Hollywood does the underdog come back and win the Presidential election. Tears streamed down my face the day after Senator Sanders lost the primaries. Literally, I cried into my morning coffee. As my sadness stopped, I realized what he accomplished by making it to the Presidential ‘final round’. America is waking up....