Eat your Pi and have it too: an aude to Professor Stephen Hawkin

Today the world lost a luminary, a thinker, an innovative scientist, an inspirational hero, a brave man, and a visionary able to see the humor in the universe.  Stephen Hawking gave up the ghost March 14, 2018.  How very appropriate that he concluded his life on earth on Pi day, the annual celebration of the…

Weed it or Eat it: Dandelion

When you saw the yellow flowers in the picture associated with this blog post, what were your first thoughts?  Did you think, “Oh no, my lawn is ruined by that nasty weed!” or did you think, “Yum, lunch!”? “Half the world love it, uses it for medicine, and dines on it regularly.  The other half…

Hot Flashes: WebMD, why is there no option for “Never”?

While reading an article on WebMD, a dialogue box popped up asking me if I would be willing to participate in a survey.  Normally, I click, “No thanks” and proceed with my original task.  This time I decided to give it a go since the survey would only take 5 minutes to complete.  So, I…