Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum
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Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum

A visit to the British Museum to learn about gardening and cooking artifacts from the first to fourth-century Roman-Britain Aside from gardening and making, one of my favorite topics is ancient history. Not the glimmering gold of ancient Egypt, or the art of the classical world, but the lives of ordinary people, our ancestors. Being…

The Desert and Arid Land Glasshouse at the Jardin des Plantes Botanical Garden
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The Desert and Arid Land Glasshouse at the Jardin des Plantes Botanical Garden

At the Jardin des Plantes is a corridor filled with cacti, succulents, and arid garden inspiration Today’s rainy day brings back memories of another. One where Josh and IĀ ran huddled through the streets of Paris trying to keep from being drenched by September downpours. We failed in that but eventually made our soggy way into…

14 Earth-friendly things to do in Seattle {& western Washington}
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14 Earth-friendly things to do in Seattle {& western Washington}

Orca Whales, Legal Marijuana, and Ancient Trees Visit Seattle and you can go for the same type of experience that you can have in most cities. Public buildings, restaurants, shopping, museums, and all the usual places listed in the tourist guide. However, delve a little deeper and you can find far more unique things to…