Monthly Archives: June 2016

In honor of World Ocean Day on June 8, a beautiful video visualization of ocean currents around the world.

This visualization from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – called Perpetual Ocean – shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007. The visualization doesn’t include a narration or annotations. NASA said: … the goal was to use ocean flow data to create a simple, visceral experience. I think they did it! Do

Read more

Garden Flowers for Food and Medicine

Ever since the first cave dweller got the first stomach ache, people have looked at plants to relieve their aches and pains. Which plants would cure which ailments? The question is ageless. Answers first came from {probably often painful} trial and error. Eventually, though, this was backed by experience and knowledge passed down from one generation to another. Different civilizations,

Read more

June Birthstone – Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone

Enter The Realm Of The June Birthstone Trio! Those born in the month of June have three very unique and exquisite gems as their birthstone; Pearl, Alexandrite, and Moonstone. Each gem complements and enhances the nature of the June- born in various ways with its distinctive qualities. June Birthstone Meaning, Significance and Symbolism Alexandrite is the most recently discovered among the

Read more

Moonstone ~ Alternate June Stone

Moonstone Healing Properties ♥ Happiness ♥ Good fortune ♥ Nurturing ♥ Mothering ♥ Unselfishness ♥ Humanitarian ♥ Love ♥ Hope ♥ Spiritual insight ♥ Easy childbirth ♥ Safe travel ♥ New beginnings ♥ Abundance ♥ Ancient wisdom Moonstone is composed of Orthoclase and Albite, two species from the Feldspar group.  Rainbow Moonstone is a name often given to Labradorite in

Read more