Wicked Plants: The Exhibit


I want to transport this exhibit to my house and live in it.

Recently I volunteered at the Wicked Plants exhibit at the museum. I was an exhibit docent, which meant that I was to learn as much as I could about the exhibit and then tell the visitors about it. Continue reading


Surprise! Proper Grammar earns you more Money!

I’m a grammar freak; I’ll admit it. So it comes as no surprise to me that proper grammar actually affects your career and earnings. How do we know this?

Grammarly is a proof reading web application, a sort of ‘grammar checker’, if you will. It would be a great way to check your emails, papers, stories, and more for errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

They selected 448 freelancers Continue reading

The History of the Most Useless Card in the Deck

First off, I know that I missed a week in posting; my apologies. I was out of town.

Back to the topic.

I have always had this love of cards. I don’t know why, but I do. Recently I have begun to collect them. I buy them, open them, sort them (setting aside the Jokers in their own special Joker pile), and attempt to build a house of cards with them.

I’m pretty sure that most everybody who has seen a deck of cards wants to know why the Jokers are even there. I mean, for every game you just take them out and set them aside, right?

Wrong.  Continue reading