Wangari Maathai

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all. ~ Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai (1940 – 2011) – Kenyan-born environmental,...
Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny. – Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico City, Mexico (1907). She is recognized as one of Mexico’s greatest artists; however,...
Nina Simone

Nina Simone

I tell you what freedom is to me: no fear. – Nina Simone Nina Simone (nee. Eunice Waymon), was a singer, musician, and Civil Rights activist. Born in Tryon, North Carolina in 1933 Nina had a musical talent that was evident quite early in her life. By the tender age of...
Gold Plated vs. Gold Filled

Gold Plated vs. Gold Filled

Gold-Plated vs Gold Filled Jewellery   Most people know what gold plated jewelry is. The name explains that it is plated or coated with an ultra-thin layer of gold (about .5 micron). But have you ever wondered what gold filled means? Is it good quality?...
Romance Under the Night Sky

Romance Under the Night Sky

On the day that man first set foot on the moon my grandmother lamented. She worried that the mystique of the moon would be destroyed.  But, knowing that the moon is just a big rock orbiting around the earth doesn’t deprive us of our imagination, or desire to...

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