Tovah Feldshuh (actress) was born on this day in 1952. Carrie Fisher (actress) died on this day in 2016.
Boost Your Health!
How to Make Fire Cider Fire cider is a traditional tonic made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s been used for generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and promote health. See how to make fire cider!
A Costly Year: The Damaging Weather of 2017
With wildfires, hurricanes, drought, and natural disasters, this year has been by far the costliest ever in the United States in terms of weather events. The total cost of weather-related damages has likely exceeded $350 billion, at least $100 billion more than the previous mark. Of course, this figure does not include the far more important loss of lives.
How to See Orion: The Hunter Constellation
In December, many people start to notice Orion the Hunter in the night sky. It’s one of the most famous constellations—seen by everyone on Earth! Learn more about Orion—and get viewing tips.
Heirloom Catalogs and Pioneer Seedswomen
Even though many seed companies have gone digital, I’m amazed at how many catalogs we still receive in the mail. If you think there are too many seed catalogs now, back in the late 1880s there were thousands of small seed companies. Although the cultural information and descriptions in old catalogs are helpful if you are researching heirloom plants, the artwork is the draw.