Tornadoes

Had to park under an overpass this morning to avoid tornadoes. No problems for me but one did touch down right near work. Someone said it hit Macy's (just across the Interstate).

Leave the Trees, Please

Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood.

See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health

"People living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress."


Pictures of trees

ribbon tree, snow trees, palm trees, sunset tree, tree-lined road, light through trees, autumn trees, autumn tree in China

Wild Lettuce to Help Pain

This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce

"I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, but a recent report by Ask a Prepper tipped me off to it and now I want to tell everyone! Out of everyone I know, pain is their biggest complaint! While people tell us that we shouldn't focus on pain, but what's causing the pain — everyone with serious pain knows that you can't move forward or think straight until you can get some relief."

Here's another article on the same subject: similar-to-morphine-the-weed-every-prepper-should-know-about-08102017

Extra Recess Time Alleviates ADHD

Interesting

"The most common sense, natural solution to inattentive behavior in school children, however, may be the basic idea of giving children more time to free play and to engage their bodies in physical activity. It’s such a simple notion in such unusual times that it actually sounds revolutionary, and several schools in Texas are being hailed for trying a new program which solves behavioral problems by doing nothing more than allowing children to play outside more often during the school day."

via Texas School Triples Recess Time, Solving Attention Deficit Disorder

See also pesticides causing ADHD and Why French kids don’t have ADHD