Day: September 23, 2011

The difference between biosolids and sludge

I whole-heartedly agree with Tom Glendinning’s statement that the use of “biosolids,” commonly known as poop, is a cornerstone of sound organic agriculture. Sludge is another story. Though heavily regulated, the use of sludge has been shown to have tox…

Chatham County Schools keep a file on you

Hopefully the subject line caught your attention as I didn’t quite know how to title this post. Chatham County Schools now requires a criminal background check for field trip chaperones. I completely understand the need for these checks. I am not que…

The signature spider in my sunroom

Early last summer I noticed one of these in our sunroom, up in the corner just barely out of the way. She was so big I checked the doors – no way did I want that in my house; spiders send me down the road. I could see the web she made new every morning…