Food Foolish

One letter easily transforms food into fool. One unhealthy food choice is eating foolishly. Fool Me Once A turn of the calendar page indicates April Fools Day is near. But many of us have been fools all along, duped into believing that all grocery store items provide sustenance.   Fooled for a long time, I trusted …

Nature Teacher: Nothing is as Nothing Seems

Opening the compost bin lid reveals decomposing garlic skins, leek greens, maple leaves, apple cores, coffee grounds, and other unidentifiable by now but formerly salubrious consumables. Dirt from last summer's potted flowers (probably the water-logged ones that couldn't withstand the heavy rains) is mixed in. I suppose most would view this as rubbish or waste …