Monthly Archives: November 2009

Over the Top

Tacky? I’d say so… The Salvation Army is testing new kettles with debit/credit card machines on them. Apparently so far, the donations from last year are up 7 percent from the previous year due to the debit/credit card machines. They … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend! Good News for November 28, 2009

Weekend Greetings! I hope your Thanksgiving holiday was meaningful and delicious! Ours was lovely…simply lovely. And…did you shop yesterday? I am happy to say I did NOT….and never missed it. On to the good news! Deer Hunters Help Feed the … Continue reading

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Generate and Save Energy at Home

Make war on consumption – yep…we’re talking all of those office supplies, paper plates, napkins, appliances…even electricity. Solar panels are the way to heat your home, cool your home, heat your water, and run your appliances. Solar technology has made … Continue reading

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Galileo’s Missing Fingers and Tooth Found

Two fingers and a tooth that were removed from Galileo corpse in a Florentine basilica in the 18th century were assumed lost for good. They have been found again and will be on display. Three fingers, a vertebra and a … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend! Good News for November 21, 2009

Final countdown to Thanksgiving. Is this a big holiday for you and your family? I think this may be right up there in the “top two” for us. I mean really…food and counting our blessings surrounded by family…what could ever … Continue reading

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Scientists Develop “Super” Bee

In an effort to fight a massive bee die-off, scientists have developed a population of honeybees that can find the parasite that feeds on pupae in nests and spreads viruses within hives. USDA scientists hope the population of these honeybees … Continue reading

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Going High-Tech to Track Alzheimer’s Patients

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s with approximately half in the disease’s early stages. Early diagnosis means many patients still have years of independent living before they will be reduced to dependency on others. At some point, most will … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend – Good News for November 14, 2009

Greetings! Halfway through November already…hardly seems possible. Our house is gearing up for Thanksgiving with everyone beginning to anticipate the family that will be arriving and the good times ahead. It is one of our favorite times of the year. … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend! Good News for November 7, 2009

I am finally ready for more good news, how about you? After over a week and a half of serious illness in our house, we are down to only one person still under the weather so life has returned to … Continue reading

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Disturbing Trend

I have noticed something that has been developing gradually over the last several years. I used to be an avid reader…always had at least one fiction and nonfiction book going and kept my eye on the best seller list so … Continue reading

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