Sunflower Feeder

What you’ll need:
Empty plastic produce holder (used for strawberries or tomatoes)
About 80 paper clips
Heavy brown string (a 190-foot roll of jute twine costs about $1.50)
Sphagnum (or green) gardening moss (comes in small bags). Or you can use grass clippings if they are chemical-free. (more…)

May 27th, 2011 - Posted in Entertaiment | | Comments Off

Shifting into Gear Post 2

Pattyn saw a big opening. Because most auto manufacturers’ Websites were little more than electronic brochures, GM had an opportunity to use the Web to learn how to sell to a new kind of customer — folks who can make themselves highly educated about their purchase and who realize that they now don’t have to endure much time in a showroom. (more…)

May 19th, 2011 - Posted in Relationships | | Comments Off

Shifting into Gear Post 1

Ann Pattyn doesn’t look much like a revolutionary. She’s 5-foot-1, dressed in a pink shirt, beige slacks, and a dark blazer — and relentlessly chipper. She arrived at General Motors in 1974 as a management intern and spent most of her career in sales and marketing. Pattyn has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology, as well as an M.B.A. from Stanford University. (more…)

May 12th, 2011 - Posted in Relationships | | Comments Off

A Weighty Matter Post 2

The third option is a “high-protein/low-carbohydrate” approach that does not count calories or fats, but focuses on reducing the amount of carbohydrates that are ingested. The reason for reducing carbohydrates is because some people have a “thrifty gene” which causes increases of insulin levels in the blood when carbohydrates are ingested. This insulin increase tells the body to store food rather than use if for energy; hence this type of person will often gain weight on a high-carbohydrate/low-fat diet. (more…)

May 4th, 2011 - Posted in Health Care | | Comments Off