Should you Help Stray Animals Over Winter?

First the cold hard facts: There are roughly 70 million stray dogs and cats in the U.S. at any given time. With cold weather and storms on the way, here’s what you can do to help homeless dogs and cats.   Curated from How to Help Stray Animals Survive the Winter This post recommends catching … Read more…

Blogging 101: Introduce Yourself

Green Living History is something I invented when I wanted to pin myself down. I have a lot of interests and it does seem at some point they all relate to each other. Green Living History is that point. This started out as an ordered list but became a mess. Several of these are interests … Read more…

Images of Abused Pets Make me Angry for Different Reasons

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I don’ think I post any but I do see them pop up from others. They make me angry for different reasons. I don’t like them being used to create emotion in people, to solicit donations. What also makes me quite angry about them is the fact that there are people in dire straits who … Read more…

Gun Training in Canadian Schools?

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As a Canadian the customs of the United States sometimes seem to lack perspective. As if everything is slightly skewed in the wrong direction and values are more for money and fame than life and living. Guns are a big deal in Canada, but for most Canadians it is about not having them or using … Read more…

The Original Idea Behind GreenLivingHistory

I started the idea of Green Living History as a Blogger blog, long ago. I didn’t start it there. Just wrote a description. I really liked the name so I bought the domain. Now, here the poor thing is, neglected. Rather than importing the lack of content on Blogger, or keeping the blogger site open … Read more…

Which Mythical Creature Are You?

You got: Phoenix Warner Bros. / Via ravenclawsphoenix.tumblr.com You fiery inferno of awesome. You’re associated with hope, immortality, and regeneration. You’re essentially immortal, so you’re an old soul, and a pro at deflecting drama without causing more conflict. You prefer observation to action, and you’re an excellent judge of character. You’re quiet by nature, but … Read more…

The Grass On the Other Side was Greener

Being Green (reprinted from Facebook) Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, “We didn’t have this green thing back in my earlier days.” The young clerk responded, “That’s … Read more…

How Will the God-Fearing Own Up in the End?

To those who believe in God and the Bible… your book says humans are the stewards/ the caretakers of the Earth. You worry about getting into heaven or going to hell for your sins… How will you explain the mess the planet is in, the animals being killed by human pollution and human over population … Read more…

Where Did “Piss Poor” Come From?

My Mother sent me this in email today. Keep reading, it gets more interesting as it goes along. Where did “piss poor” come from? If you’re young and hip, this is still interesting. NOW THIS IS A REAL EDUCATION Us older people need to learn something new every day… Just to keep the grey matter … Read more…

How to Catch Ghosts at Home

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How do you explore your own home when you think you might have paranormal, ghostly activity? What really works to find ghosts and protect yourself from them, before or after they have been found? Do you have a ghost in your home, or are they just routine settling sort of noises? So much of the … Read more…

The VW Bus Comes to the End of the Road

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I always wanted to have an old van and travel across Canada. Most of the time I was thinking of a VW Camper/ Bus. Now there won’t be any more of them. The VW Vanagan is being retired. Of course, you can get vintage VW’s still, or toys like this Matchbox toy VW I found … Read more…