“Praised be You, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, producing varied fruits with coloured flowers and herbs.” ~ Francis of Assisi Skullcap is a comforting herb.  Too bad, in this “what is good… Read More ›

The Addicted American

Over-prescribed, over-medicated and addicted. That’s the sobering report from, and it’s not about Generation X or Y (though they share in the addiction) it’s about older Americans. Number of US seniors on multiple psychotropic drugs doubles over decade The… Read More ›

Eliminating Brain Gunk

Beset by mindless distractions in the modern era is just part of living in it.  Cell phones, texting, social media, TV, movies, music – we’re surrounded by it. Social beings that most of us are, we want and need to… Read More ›

Autodidacts Needed

Autodidacts: noun A person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person. Upset, angry or depressed with whatever “earth-shattering” event misrepresented by the main stream media, sane citizens can be driven… Read More ›

Your Dog Remembers…

  Reading today in EurekAlert! – The Global Source for Science News ( comes an article entitled:  Your Dog Remembers What You Did   Henry, the Asylum’s mascot (to your left) and resident mischief-maker does indeed remember what we do here.   He… Read More ›