After rebelling against mothers and grandmothers who lived “homemade” and embracing the consumer lifestyle, we’re returning to the simple life.Continue Reading →
We have champion skiers, champion soccer players, even champion eaters – but did you know we also have champion trees? Every year we name more than 750 specific native trees in the U.S. “champions.” What do they do to deserve this honor?Continue Reading →
To celebrate Earth Day everyday, Flying High Solo is republishing this article from the archives on problems, both for the environment and possibly for you, from using liquid facial and bath soaps. Going back to the bar is one of many Earth Day ideas that can help you be earth-friendly everyday.Continue Reading →
Houston is typically associated with oil – not art, with commerce – not contemplation. But they came together in the Rothko Chapel. It was oil money that enabled this unique sanctuary for meditation. And a whole set of museums in Houston.Continue Reading →
What does a sense of humor have to do running a homeless shelter? Being a sales manager? A nursing assistant? A ballroom dance instructor? A certified archeologist? Or a mediator? A lot – if you’re Tonya Dalhaus who also parleyed it into a stint as a stand-up comic.Continue Reading →
Remember that quirky cup you drank cocoa from in your childhood? You just might find one like it in a museum. Those doorstops, chairs, vases, teapots, lamps, and bowls sitting casually in your parents’ or grandparents’ homes, those mundane everyday objects, just might be valuable.
Do-it-yourself “Antiques Roadshow”
One way to discover whether you have […]Continue Reading →
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