Inquiring Minds

Inquiring Minds

Yes, I do get questions. Here are some answers that may be of interest as well as updates, concerning past articles. The articles are in bold, and the responses below them.

Honeybee sightings March 2, 2014

Honeybee sightings March 2, 2014

This was a rare treat after 4 years of no honeybees in this area. This morning in our breakfast nook we noticed a few honeybees digging in the bird feeder dust. Ah Ha! They were looking for pollen (substitute) that I have discussed many times before in previous articles. Time to provide more feed. Diane(…)

Arf-Arf. Pain Medicine for Dogs

Arf-Arf. Pain Medicine for Dogs

My dog Kixx, a Great Pyrenees at about 100 lbs, or more, has reached 8 years plus. Big Dogs do not live as long as small dogs. When they all start to fade the first symptom of a healthy but aging dog, from my observation of dozens of dogs is that they become slower, can’t(…)

Snow Prepping

Snow Prepping

The true test of prepping is to experience what you are prepping for. So in this vein go to your calendar and mark in the March Month (where all the sales are for winter goods) that you will shop for a Kerosene heater perhaps two or more. I bought at Wal*Mart five heaters at 40(…)

H5N1-H7NG-H10N8: Flu for you

H5N1-H7NG-H10N8: Flu for you

As a combat veteran I have viewed, however reluctantly, dead bodies piled high and wide. My observations pale into insignificance when we study the great plagues of the world, most notably Europe in the 1300’s, and cycling every other generation on to the great plague of 1655. The worst known plague wiped out at least(…)

Fukushima: Nukes, Radiation and what you might do

Fukushima: Nukes, Radiation and what you might do

The issue in Japan concerning the Nuclear Power plants bubbling over with radiation, which is now confirmed to be in the United States. Since you cannot see, taste, or have an immediate response to this radiation-at this time, you probably say: “Ho Hum, where is the sports page?” But like the Great Plagues of past(…)