Ice Is No longer Moral Frozen H2O

Pure clear ice may sound easy to achieve but in reality nature (as always) has the advantage here. Have you ever wondered why the ice from your freezer is cloudy in the middle? Apart from not looking that great, when placed in drinks the ice dissolves at a given pace too! To understand how to…

The Spice of Existence: A Taste of Nutmeg

I've come to expect that if I look pretty enough, every fruit, plant, herb and edible thing of the earth is in some way going to fascinate me, even shock me. Knowing these things gives me a deep appreciation for the rich culinary treasures we enjoy. Come please, explore with me the rugged facts of…

Salad Days for Spring

Spring is often used as a metaphor for youth. So is the term "salad days." With foliage opening all around the world is colored with many shades of green. And when I think of greens I'm reminded that theible kind are essential to maintaining good health and keeping our minds and bodies as youthful as…

Bear Fun With Tumble Ball

This is for parents and coaches who are thinking about having their son play fall baseball, or thinking about coaching fall ball. The first thing you need to ask yourself is will you have fun with fall ball? Before you just say yes to that question, think about it long and hard. Summer Baseball Is…

Purple Sox Time table, Legacy, and Happenings

Red Sox schedule, legacy, and what you need to know about this infamous team. Nothing is more American than attending a baseball game in the summer, well except maybe family watching a baseball game together at Boston's Fenway Park. Fans need only check out the remaining Red Sox schedule for 2011, purchase a ticket and…

Taking half in Up

Consider Playing Up It is not uncommon in youth baseball for younger players to join and play on baseball teams with older players. This is referred to as playing up. If your son's athletic skills are advanced for his age, you might want to consider looking at older teams. There are good reasons to have…

The Penalties of Food

Nourishment is key to good health. Unfortunately, many of us only think we are eating healthily. Consider milk, for instance. Humans are the only bees who drink milk after being weaned from our mother and even drink milk from another species. The pasteurization process destroys the vitamins and nutrients in the original product, so we…

Steins to Commemorate the Occasions

It is how beer steins come to be. They have always commemorated a significant moment in our history. From battles between armies to love affairs between royalty, beer steins were commissioned and have always been a great way to document our lives. If we were to come up with special steins today, we most likely…