Once, on our travels through the southern Appalachians, the Wilkes Team and the Staddon Brigade paid a visit to Tennessee’s highest point. Naturally, it is right on the TN/NC border (about 60 miles from Mount Mitchell as the crow flies). Along the road we saw a Ruffed Grouse, and on the footpath between the parking […]
Archive | February, 2015
Beeswax Candles – Pros; No Cons
Beeswax candles actually clean the air rather than fill it with pollutants as petroleum-based paraffin candles do, benefiting those with environmental allergies, sensitivities, and asthma. The high melting point of beeswax results in a burn time 2-5 times longer than other candles. This high melting point also results in very little dripping, if any, which suits the taper candles as a […]
In Celebration of Creation Sunday!
I don’t think I have ever written a post on Sunday before. But there’s certainly a reason to do so today! Did you know today is Creation Sunday? I hadn’t heard about it until I read OneNewsNow’s article on Defending Genesis’ efforts to celebrate the biblical Creator of the universe and the scientific account of […]
A Valentine’s Day Idea
Do you have an email account? Are you subscribed to various promotional email lists? Are those promotional emails all decked out in pink and red, love and hearts? If you’re like me, you glance over them before hitting the delete button (if you even open it), right? Well, one promotional email today stopped me. It […]