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I Like Your Ponytail, A Story About CommitmentI Like Your Ponytail, A Story About Commitment

“I like your ponytail.” I said in a playful manner. “Ponytail?” he repeated in a thick French accent. There and then began the most extraordinary odyssey of my life.…

Avoid 90% of the Pesticides in Food, by Avoiding 12 Foods

Why should you care about pesticides in your food?For starters there may be as many as twenty pesticides on a single piece of fruit you eat.…

My HeroMy Hero

Dear Mrs. Black,It was January 1967 when this 11 year-old, frightened, little Israeli girl walked into your classroom for the first time. I had only arrived in the country two weeks before.…

We Are Sexual BeingsWe Are Sexual Beings

With sex all around us, oozing out of our televisions, theaters, magazines, fashion, on the streets, one would think we are the most sexually informed, open and comfortable nation on the planet.”…

The Banking ImplosionThe Banking Implosion

I’m sure by now you all have noticed the ongoing meltdown in the mortgage industry. The cause of this whole mess is a little bit complicated, rooted in both the structure of the mortgage industry, and human nature. I’ll try to explain both factors here in layman’s terms.…

Breaking old habits; Creating new Ones

We are mostly habitual beings. Webster defines habit as an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary.…

Life is Poetry

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  • Life is Poetry
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In A Wamer Yellowstone Park, A Shifting Environmental Balanc

Invasive plants are one of the major dangers facing the American environment. Foreign plants introduced into our environment often destroy the local vegetation and can cause serious problems to an area's ecological habitat. In Yellowstone, the Canada thistle is changing the ecosystem of that area with surprising results. The rapid spread of the Canadian thistle has brought about an increase in the population of the grizzly bear and gophers, which thrive on the plant. Animals that can take advantage of a new food supply would prosper,however the danger is to species that can't adapt. Many scientists still feel that invasive plants are truly the greatest threat to biodiversity.

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SM, These are so pretty. Driving Northbound 680 from Alamo on the way back to Walnut Creek - have you ever seen giant patch of fdlfodias on the hillside? I always wonder, who plants those?


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