Archives for February, 2012

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Once again, I load two more blogs aboard this fascinating platform. Much you see is now reblogged from my searches within WordPress. Stay with me and you will see my many hours of learning this library of news and wisdom bear fruit!

Global Warming is Real…read this from NASA

What is Global Warming? Global warming is the unusually rapid increase in Earth’s average surface temperature over the past century primarily due to the greenhouse gases released by people burning fossil fuels. How Does Today’s Warming Compare to Past Climate Change? Earth has experienced climate change in the past without help from humanity. But the […]

Originally posted on View from the Lookout:
View from Suntop Lookout A few weeks ago, I wrote about the first time my youngest daughter spent a night at a fire lookout. With fall, approaching it was time for the second time. I was nervous that it would be in the clouds again as the morning…

Originally posted on Zoom Loco:
Climbing Forbidden Peak in North Cascades National Park last weekend was one of the best mountain experiences I’ve ever had. I was thinking Forbidden must be in my top 10, and maybe even my top 5 favorite peaks I’ve ever been to. View from E Ridge of Forbidden Peak. Rainier…

Originally posted on Per Square Mile:
Sometime today—or maybe it’s already happened—the 7 billionth person on this planet will be born. It’s a milestone, that’s for certain, though I’m unsure whether it’s auspicious or portentous. What I do know is it’s a bit contrived. The 7 billionth person will face the same challenges as the…

Originally posted on Adventures On the Road:
On a random Wednesday we found ourselves asking, ‘What is there to do in Gallup, NM?’  If that place sounds familiar, it’s because it’s in that Route 66 song: “Now you go through saint looey  Joplin, missouri,  And oklahoma city is mighty pretty.  You see amarillo,  Gallup, new…

1. The protest at which UC Davis police officers used pepper spray and batons against unresisting demonstrators was an entirely nonviolent one. None of the arrests at UC Davis in the current wave of activism have been for violent offenses. Indeed, as the New York Times reported this morning, the university’s administration has “reported no…

Originally posted on Sam Adams Photography:
This past weekend Sydney and I took a trip a couple of hours north-west of Denver to Rock Mountain National Park. Having been here in Colo. for a couple of years now I’ve been wanting to get up and camp in the RMNP for a while. We finally got…

Originally posted on Off the Beaten Path: Hikes, Backpacks, and Travels:
I’ve never come upon a grizzly bear while hiking in the backcountry, and that’s just fine with me.    I’ve backpacked  a time or two in grizzly country, but never in Yellowstone or Glacier.  I just know that I’d be wide-eyed all night, bear spray…

Food Safety

Originally posted on Nature's Reward Blog:
Nature’s Reward commitment to providing high quality produce is proven in our food safety program. As defined by the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Nature’s Reward views food safety as “a system to ensure that illness or harm will not result from eating food.” Food…

Myths about Food Safety, article by USA Today

NEW YORK — We all know that you have to cook pork until it’s gray, that you can’t leave anything with mayonnaise out for too long, and that a quick whiff tells you if food’s gone bad. Except that each of those ‘facts’ is wrong. USA TODAY’s Elizabeth Weise spoke with food safety experts to […]