are just links to other sites and items we found of interest and
importance. Enjoy them and pass the information along if you find
it helpful. To get a hold of us for corrections, suggested additions,
to let us know something here helped you or just to correspond;
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Xeriscaping refers to landscaping
in ways that do not require supplemental irrigation. It is promoted
in areas that do not have easily accessible supplies of fresh
water, and is catching on in other areas as climate patterns shift.
The word xeriscaping was coined by combining xeros (Greek for
"dry") with landscape.
There will be photos of our successes (and failures), along with
Projects, plans, patterns will be shared along with resources.
Photos, notes and discussion to come soon.
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on great product offerings!
Throw A Fit
A Perfect Fit
| THE HAPPY FACTORY
Since their humble beginnings, The Happy Factory has welcomed
volunteers of every age -- including juvenile offenders in
three state correctional facilities.
There are no paid salaries. The Happy Factory is a 501(c)3
nonprofit organization. All the materials they use are donated
and all of the toys are made by volunteers.
Every toy is donated to a child in
need. The toys are made of scraps of hardwood donated
by a local cabinet maker.
| WHY CATS PAINT!
What can we say about this. This is a great site. Just go
and check it out. To us it explains a lot of the behavior
we see in our pets. One - why cats paint. And, Two - why we
now believe all dogs are art critics.
This is a unique source for free sewing and knitting patterns
for children. It evolved out of the desire to help those less
fortunate families with infant deaths provide clothing for
the funerals. Now there are many other resources here. Just
another place in the world where someone is doing good because
Hoaxes, Spam & Urban Legends
Cut Down on Junk Email!
| URBAN LEGENDS, HOAX BUSTERS,
TRUTH or FICTION
of Urban Legends!
Is that Email real about the "post office taxing Emails",
or just an URBAN LEGEND?
When you get one of those; "I need you to help me with
a bank transfer.. and you'll get $$$ for helping me out"
emails, go to one of these sites and check it out before
you forward that Email to a friend.
Many other types of SPAM and HOAXES are detailed at these
sites to help cut out the junk and make the best use of your