Suppose further that the Japanese government convinces your largest importer the US, say to strengthen its currency to avert a further Japanese economic disaster, and that the prices of your export goods become relatively unattractive because your currency is pegged to the dollar. Your exports weaken, currency speculators see an opportunity to sell you short and bet against your currency until it cracks, your stock market crashes and you start defaulting on loans to your biggest creditor Japan, whose banking system was already insolvent anyway.
Share GoodCall with your students and advisees using social media, on your website, or through word-of-mouth. Students that know about GoodCall are students that have access to more scholarships and more money for college – and that’s good for everyone involved. We made Japan Flood Relief Fund for those suffering from the heavy rain, flooding and landslides in the hardest hit areas of Hiroshima, Okayama and Ehime Prefectures. The timeworn and pedestrian answer is simply "to get to the other side." Here are some creative and original answers: The chicken crossed the road.
You go out on limb to achieve a goal, or you learn to bloom where you are planted. And when the mechanic tinkers with valves and wires under the hood to figure out why your car won't start, he is said to be getting to the root of the problem.
Let's put the quaint garden phrases aside for a minute. Growing your own food digs even deeper there I go again.
I was reminded of such a deeper meaning when I read an article at DailyOM www. Growing Your Own Food and it begins by saying that "growing a garden of food at home is an experience anyone can enjoy.
Organic runner beans grown in Kodiak, Alaska Photo by Marion Owen So you see, your garden doesn't need to be fancy or measured in mega-acres. A simple container of salad greens on the porch or a row of carrots "can enhance your connection with the cycle of life. What the heck does that mean? The article continues with, "If you have space outdoors, the green and blooming colors of the edible delights you are growing will decorate any view while tempting you to enjoy the outdoors.
How the heck do we do that? Start the journey by s-l-o-w-i-n-g down Why are we in such a hurry? We need to take life a bit slower and be aware of what we are doing in the moment. By not hurrying, we can notice the little things, like cat whiskers, and changes like you'd see in the desclouds forming on the horizon.
As John Lennon said, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. But that's a whole other topic.
Are You a Beginner-Gardener? Includes a list of easy-to-grow varieties for northern climates] Gardeners are cool. You'll find many experienced gardeners out there willing and able to assist you as you choose seeds or small plants to start your garden.
While nothing replaces actually doing it yourself, it's always nice to have someone show you the way, in gardening and in life.
And then, "As you learn to heed the seasons, soil, sun, frost, and shade, you become more than a mere spectator of life's cycle. What my students taught me During my organic gardening class, which I teach at Kodiak Collegeone of my students, Samantha Marlar, emphasized the concept of connecting more with nature in a writing assignment.
I asked the class to take out a sheet of paper and answer the question, "why garden? Garden for your food; grow your own fruits and vegetables. Garden for your eyes; grow beautiful plants.ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ellen Ann Callahan is an author and freelance writer.
Her articles and essays have appeared in Maryland Life Magazine, The Washington Post, Washington Family Magazine, and Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Faith - 39 Stories about Answered Prayers, See more like this.
Well, that same chicken soup study concluded that vegetables by themselves were just as potent as the chicken broth in the soup. So worry not, veggie friends: the vegetables in your soup are just as good at keeping your body from freaking out when it senses germs.
Over two thousand college students attended her funeral in tribute to the wonderful woman who taught by example that it’s never too late to be all you can possibly be. Morton said in a speech to the student body of a small college in South Carolina (as quoted in Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work), "I was born to a mother who was deaf and could not speak.
I do not know who my father is or was. Roz Warren, Writer. 2K likes. Author of OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES: A COLLECTION OF LIBRARY HUMOR and JUST ANOTHER DAY AT YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY.