There is more than one kind of simplicity. There is the simplicity that comes from knowing too little and thinking things are simple when they are not. And then there is the simplicity of learning a lot about something and understanding how simple it is to learn more. I have known dogs and training from both perspectives.
Archives for December 2018
Tarmac Meditations: Haiku # 19 – A Love Story
“Wild horses could not drag me away,”
Protecting Your Sanity: Ways to Manage Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Many people are affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in the colder, darker days of winter — especially those that live farther north and south of the equator. It can begin to provoke you to exhibit symptoms as early as when the leaves start to change in the fall and last until the very end of the spring.
Short-Lived Beauty: Variation in Ephemeral Art
Ephemeral art has such a lusty appeal as a result of its short lifespan. Many will grasp at it while they watch it dissipate and crumble in their fingertips. It comes in many different mediums with many different intentions — the allure only growing when being captivated by a particular artist or meditative practice.
Well, when gifts were finally being opened this particular Christmas, I came across a huge box under the tree for me. All I could think was maybe my parents bought me the stereo I had been dreaming about!
Eco-Friendly Packaging Alternatives
From mushrooms to cornstarch, a wide variety of organic materials are being pressed into service as eco-friendly packaging alternatives.
What The Dog Wants
Watching some dog owners work with their dogs is interesting. It almost seems like a battle of wills with the owner and the dog each trying to get what they want. In those contests, the human always has the advantage and usually wins. But does it have to be that way? Could there be a way to compromise? I think so!
5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Your Life Insurance Premiums
Life insurance is one of those necessities that can cost us a lot of money. It’s essential to purchase life insurance if you have a family and dependents or have outstanding debt. The issue, though, is that life insurance policies can get expensive very quickly.
Tarmac Meditations: Haiku # 18
Before I could spell.
The Evolution of Dyes: Everything You Need to Know
Dyes, first used thousands upon thousands of years ago, add value and meaning to objects through color pigmentation. They have a long and industrious history and can be used for decorative but also functional and aesthetic purposes. As time has passed and technology has progressed, dyes have evolved to include synthetic as well as natural products.