Site Seeing

I subscribe to a lot of email newsletters covering a myriad of topics. Periodically, I plan to do articles with brief Synopses (Site Seeing, if you will) of some of them to pass on snippets of useful information along with their links so you can read the whole shebang if you are interested.   ***** …

Disaster Preparation

I’ve lived in earthquake country. I’ve lived in hurricane country. I’ve even visited in tornado country. I’ve learned that there are wonderful little booklets with all sorts of valuable information for each of these types of disasters. Problem is, I always seem to bring them home from the store, get interrupted, and promptly misplace them. …

Merck for Caregivers

Merck is very well known for their medical manuals. I have two fat paperbacks by them in my bookcase. They are wonderful when we have a mystery ailment that needs “diagnosing.” One is “The Merck Manual of Medical Information” which covers pretty much every symptom I’ve ever come across. The other is “The Merck Manual …

Grandparenting Fun

Found some interesting articles today for you to enjoy on the topic of grandparenting. The Grandparenting Blog had a great article on “Five Ways to Make Phone Calls with Grandchildren Fun” by Shayne and Tanda Packer. As anyone who has tried to carry on a conversation with a young child can relate to, it can …