The Throne Roome is Finally Compleat!

(Sound of trumpets and gnomes cheering in the background.) When I moved into my house the bathroom was absolutely dreadful. Henri was extremely amused. (You can read all about my journey of first-time home-ownership and DIY adventures on The Gnome and I Page.) After ripping out the horrid vinyl flooring, I painted what was underneath […]

Thank you to all the Heroes!

Thank you to all the first responders, healthcare and essential workers. These brave people have worked tirelessly for months; putting their own safety at risk for the rest of us. Some have made the ultimate sacrifice. Everyone owes them more gratitude than can be expressed in mere words.


Originally posted on Through Open Lens:
F/22.0, 77.0, ISO 125. New York City Skyline 9/11 Tribute A Time To Remember Those Who Died, Those Who Served, And Those Who Carry On. Interesting Fact: The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 vertical searchlights placed six blocks south of the World Trade Center on top of the Battery Parking Garage[1] in New…

Arctic Light Pollution and its Effect on Marine Life

Originally posted on Barry Nerhus:
Originally published on According to National Geographic, research by biologist Geir Johnsen indicates that Arctic light pollution is one of the leading causes of endangered marine species. What is Polar Night? During the midwinter, the Arctic Circle sky is a dark path blind to human eyes. As the Earth tilts,…

My 3 holiday wishes

My wish for the world is that we celebrate what we all have in common. My wish for the world is that we save the planet. My wish for the world is that we are charitable all year round. To everyone who celebrated Winter Solstice, I hope it was delightful! Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Joyful […]

Plastic’s Not Fantastic

Originally posted on Violet's Vegan Comics:
You know plastic’s not fantastic And it might seem rather drastic But the obvious solution Is a New Year’s resolution To give unfantastic plastic the heave-ho. So that’s what we’ve decided, We’re determined to be guided By the needs of Earth and Earthlings To be free of all…