Today’s brief rant.


Produce at the grocery store looked horrible, and the prices made it worse. Processed foods are becoming more and more abundant. A person can barely find fresh fruit in a typical store today, but candy is located at the checkout counter. We don’t know if our food contains GMOs because labeling isn’t required in the US, even though many other countries require labels.

The droughts are causing weak crops that are further depleted due to corn being used for ethanol as a government mandate. Our roads and power grids are failing. Unemployment is outrageous, and drastically under-reported based on who is allowed to be counted. SNAP benefits can be used for soda and ice-cream, but not soap or toothpaste(I am not so vain that I would deny needing public assistance during these troubling times). I have a college degree,but can’t find a job cleaning toilets.

My garden is baking in the heat and mid-day watering would only lead to steaming my vegetables on the vines. No computer program I could write will save the plants. I moved most under the shade of the Oak Tree, but not all are mobile.

Tomorrow I hope to have something positive to post, but only time will tell.

If you have a topic you want discussed, such as solar or wind electrical production or perhaps something like why most homes don’t have clotheslines anymore, I’m happy to go down any rabbit hole suggested that doesn’t require breaking laws. If we all sit and watch our lives go to Hell in a Hand-basket, we’ll find out we’re in the Hand-basket, and unless enough people try to change the course, the basket will only increase in speed.

Until next time, Be Well!