Of Interest

March 31, 2020 Of Interest

The Virtual Bass

Our lives are so disrupted right now. Many of us have hunkered down with family, opting to do our “social” time “distancing” as the government disease experts suggest. The isolation, even with our loved ones, can affect us all. We need connections. We need input. We need nature and we need art. At least some […]

February 24, 2020 Of Interest

Mosby Cool Springs Recently Closed

Another strong sale in the Nashville area. This property is near our Viera Cool Springs apartment complex. We purchased Viera six years ago and are thrilled that the area is growing in a methodical, yet strong pace. The town council is pro growth, yet they have a master plan and have done the hard work […]

February 18, 2020 Of Interest

Here’s the buzz on Australian Bees

This year the U.S. will conduct a census to count our residents. While we’re doing that, the Aussies will be counting bees. They’re trying to identify the good Australian bees and bad ones to get a handle on populations and a head start to manage them. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 Of Interest

Breeding Success

Scientists believed that only 50 Florida Grasshopper Sparrows were left. That was down from 1000 just a decade before. In a first-of-its-kind effort, conservationists have successfully raised 100 chicks and released them into the wild. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 Of Interest

What it is to be human

It’s always important to hear what the next generation is feeling and thinking and writing. Congratulations Beatriz Lindemann on the recent publication of your beautiful poem. Please read it here.

January 31, 2020 Of Interest

Will new deal with China restore ginseng trade?

If ginseng is so hard to find in the wild, how can it be affected by tariffs and a trade war with China? The answer is farmed ginseng. While some people insist that the roots from the woods are better, exports of farmed American ginseng to China have been affected. Wisconsin farmers are feeling it […]