In our small town in Iowa we would make simple paper May baskets, fill them with flowers, and then hang them on our neighbor’s front doors. What FUN!
Then at school we would do the Maypole dance. Such great spring programs too! Spring is busting out all over!
This week Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting is still exploring San Miguel de Allende, Mexico! Here she recounts her experiences milking a cow and riding through the Mexican wilderness. Check out her pictures at Greenhorns for a Day
At Sightings Over Sixty blogger Tom Sightings looks back at one of the icons of our culinary culture. See if you can guess who he is at Remember Him?— and then, be honest, do you really like that stuff or what?
On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide,Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about a Consumer Reports test of shrimpthat found bacteria that could make a consumer sick and illegal antibiotic residues. Consumer Reports recommends buying wild shrimp, and looking for those listed as “Best Choice” or “Good Alternative” at seafoodwatch.org or certified by the Marine Stewardship Council. The testing organization also recommends proper handling, storage, and cooking of shrimp to reduce risk.
This May also reminds me of all Mike and I have been through since last May when we sold our Fort Collins house and moved down south.
After a fabulous visit to the old Libre Commune in northern Huerfano county this past weekend and a long talk with a few of the founding members, I felt inspired to write Paradise is Personal, over on my other blog.
“…we all know how this ends, so rushing through life is senseless. As our inner life grows ever more luminous, the chatter of the speed-and-greed world slowly fades, leaving us with greater peace, tranquility, quiet and contentment.” — Arthur Rosenfeld