Plants create oxygen, so gardening is always a good thing. There are strategies and challenges to it too. It isn't just planting the seed into the soil, watering it sometimes, and letting nature take … more
Sharrie posted a Quick Tip about Suicide.
May 07, 2012
A childhood friend of mine committed suicide in Oct 2010 and I only got to find out recently. Sadness is certain but another emotional response which surprised me is guilt. Guilt for not having been a … more
The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. … more
I watched a documentary last night on HBO about how in Oregon you have the right to choose when to end your life. I found it so caring and compassionate ! This is the law in Oregon and now Washington … more
woopak_the_thrill posted a Quick Tip about Friendship.
May 23, 2011
We may squander away the money and we see the aftereffects. With time though, it simply slips by, bit by bit, day by day, until one day when we finally realized how much time has gone by. Oh no, it's … more
Sharrie posted a Quick Tip about Money.
May 16, 2011
I remember discussing something along this line with @AerinBlue after the posting of the Never Let Me Go review. I didn't think too much of it since I've always believed death will come whenever … more
woopak_the_thrill posted a Quick Tip about Love.
April 14, 2011
Arguably the most powerful human emotion since it provokes other emotions such as desire, jealousy, obsession and perhaps even rage; it can be totally unpredictable at times the way it sneaks up on you. … more
You can't see it, you can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it... We are all discriminated in some ways, whether we like it or not. It can be race, gender or even age. Having said that, until … more
SheilaDeeth posted a Quick Tip about Censorship.
October 01, 2010
Wise use of censorship frees people to think instead of being offended, and to communicate rather than just react. Foolish use of censorship shuts down thought and communication, replacing them with someone … more
I was recently contacted by a publisher asking if I was interested in reading a title that they had available. The book was Noah's Castle by John Rowe Townsend. This offer came from the review I did of … more
The geographic location is England but the historical setting is Germany in the early 1920's. Without giving any real explanation for the cause, the author projects a bout of hyperinflation in England, … more