FABLE: a short tale to teach a moral lesson,


I had a project I was working on this week for which it was important to reference the word fable.  It occurred to me that it is a word that was common a number of years ago, but may not be so familiar in today’s world.  The idea of a fantasy story with animals as […]

CYBORG: a person whose physiological functioning is aided by or dependent upon a mechanical or electronic device


I’ve never been a big fan of science fiction.  I’ve watched science fiction movies and tv shows…maybe only one episode of a series…but it has never been a great draw for me.  The only book I remember reading in the science fiction category that appealed to me was Steven King’s recent book, 11/22/63.   That book […]

HYDROPONICS: growing plants without the use of soil

  Ecology and the whole realm of environmental science is expanding so fast that it is almost impossible for the human mind to keep up with it.  Every day there are announcements of new findings, new products, new methodologies in environmental issues.    I am fascinated with one new trend, that of hydroponics.  It is the […]