Green Living History

Gun Training in Canadian Schools?

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

How to Catch Ghosts at Home

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…

The VW Bus Comes to the End of the Road

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…

Reading Bar Codes

I don’t know if this information is correct, but it was interesting. I do like to read the label and find out where food has originated from. HOW TO READ BAR CODES… (everyone must know) ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE SAYS, TURN…

Why are Coins Left on Gravestones?

COINS LEFT ON TOMBSTONES While visiting some cemeteries you may notice that headstones marking certain graves have coins on them, left by previous visitors to the grave. These coins have distinct meanings when left on the headstones of those who gave their life while serving in America’s military, and these meanings vary depending on the…