Leaf Makes 4 Tiny Trees

Yesterday I drove Clhoé, our Nissan Leaf, around a lot! And I learned something I had not known: The leaf can only create 4 tiny trees and one full tree on the dashboard. You see, when you drive, the car is encouraging you to drive efficiently. The more efficiently you drive, the more tiny trees you create before turning the… Continue reading

Elizabeth Warren Absolutely Rocks My World!

@ElizabethWarren is absolutely one of my contemporary heroines! Last week she said, “Let me make clear, I am not backing down, the Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, said, ‘Corporations are people.’ No, Mitt, corporations are not people,” she said to cheers. “People have hearts. They have kids. They get jobs. They get sick, they laugh, they cry, they dance, they live… Continue reading

Some Current News in Pictures

I put this one at the top because the president is dead spot on! I would grouse very little about how disgusting I have come to find “religious” endeavor in this country if the religious mouthpieces at the national microphone would just shut up and live by whatever twisted, ancient writings they wished to live by and stopped trying to… Continue reading

Wordflex

Are you a word nerd? How can one not love this iPad app?! It brings the dictionary and English language back to life. As one of my colleagues put it, “Awesome!” The app uses a physics-based, touch-driven mind-mapping engine to spring to life over 350,000 words and phrases from the Oxford Dictionary of English (probably the authoritative diction of the… Continue reading