Hurricanes and Other Non-Boring Things

Hurricanes and Other Non-Boring Things

Hurricanes! This is the season for them. Here in Virginia we are under a State of Emergency ordered by the governor. Hurricane Florence is expected to be a huge storm, possibly historic. It’s now looking like the path will be to the south of those of us in Northern...
A Lesson from Hummingbirds

A Lesson from Hummingbirds

How well do you know hummingbirds?  My guess is some of you know them very well and some have just seen pictures of them. I was in the latter category until just a few years ago when we decided to add a hummingbird feeder to the collection of bird feeders my husband...
We Need Structure

We Need Structure

What would happen if a large wooden barrel filled with olive oil suddenly split apart? The oil would spill all over the ground, spreading out as far as it could. Very little of it would be recoverable.What would happen if a balloon filled with helium burst? The helium...
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