Book Review: Sunshine and Moonbeams: a Treasury of Poems and Prayers is a poetic harvest!

  Sunshine and Moonbeams: a Treasury of Poems and Prayers is a poetic harvest! By Jeremy Fitzgerald It would seem a great irony that poetry, like its origin in verse, requires any explanation whatsoever.  Nonetheless, poetry, or further, verse, and even deeper, song, is also of thought of as the most beautiful of the basic, […]

Book Review: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair–An Examination of Chicago’s Packingtown

Upton Sinclair’s 1906 novel, The Jungle, investigates the meatpacking industry of early 20th Century Chicago.  The health issues of the meatpacking employees, the less than desirable working conditions, and the inhumane treatment of the animals were scrutinized by Sinclair.  The Darwinian idea of the “survival of the fittest” is evident in the hierarchy of Packingtown—from […]

Book Review: The Organic Lawn Care Manual

The Organic Lawn Care Manual is a great resource for caring for your lawn with out chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Although I believe people should have gardens and not lawns, if you must have a lawn taking care of it organically is must. Not only is organic care good for the environment, it will be […]