I got the idea for monthly favorites from YouTube "influencers". They post their favorite things at the end of each month, which are typically products like makeup, workout gear, snacks, tech, and clothing. Their monthly favorites are usually things. While my monthly favorites sometimes include products I enjoy, I make a conscious effort to include … Continue reading Why do you post your monthly favorites?
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World By Peter Wohlleben 251 pages, Greystone Books Ltd., Vancouver/Berkeley 2016 Originally published in Germany in 2015 as Das geheime Leben der Bäume A conversation in the 2009 film Avatar distills a central theme about two conflicting relationships towards nature. In the … Continue reading The Secret Life of Trees
Boston. What a delightful city! The beau and I spent the first weekend in December exploring. Pando, or the Trembling Giant—a clonal colony of an individual male quaking aspen. The single organism consists of about 47,000 trees, spans 107 acres, weighs an estimated 6,615 tons, and has been living for the past 80,000 years in … Continue reading December 2018 Favorites
Free Solo. Alex Honnold's free solo ascent of El Capitan is one of the greatest athletic accomplishments in human history. This New York Times opinion piece sums it up pretty well. Below Deck, a reality TV show on Bravo (so u kno it's juicy) about the crew that works on super yachts. Season 3 is … Continue reading November 2018 Favorites