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What Is a Cicada Killer Wasp?

What Is a Cicada Killer Wasp?

The cicada killer wasps attract attention due to their large size and the burrows that they dig in home lawns. The wasps feed on flower nectar while the immature or larval stage feeds primarily upon cicadas that are brought to the burrow by the adult. These insects occur in all states east of...

Lake Chapala

Lake Chapala

Lake Chapala is the largest natural freshwater lake in Mexico. It is roughly 30 miles south of Guadalajara in Jalisco. In recent years many American and Canadian retirees have claimed the lake side of Chapala as home in the town of Ajijic, Jalisco, located just west of the city of Chapala. It has...

7 Unique Sustainable Communities

7 Unique Sustainable Communities

We recently talked about Sustainable Communities. Today we are going to highlight 7 Unique Sustainable Communities here in the United States. 1 IoniaIonia is a sustainable community in Alaska that is transitioning it's community into being a community based organic farm. 2 MilagroMilagro is a...

Today Is National Coffee Day

Today Is National Coffee Day

Today is National Coffee Day. I'm already working on my fourth cup of coffee for the day. National Coffee Day is unofficial , and no one is sure of its history but we can all celebrate by ODing on coffee today. A few of my favorite coffee locations around the world have discounts today: Peet's...

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What Is a Drama Queen?

A drama queen is a person who overreacts to what others may see as a trivial incident. These personality types are described as overbearing and demanding. A drama queen perceives the world in absolutes. She is seen as having only two emotional states, calm and hysterical. Psychologists tend to...

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Sao Miguel Cattle Dog Breed

The breed’s name is commonly translated as the Sao Miguel Cattle dog, but it is also known as the Azores Cattle Dog. This rare working dog breed originated from the Sao Miguel Island in Azores, an island chain in the autonomous regions of Portugal. The Sao Miguel Cattle Dog was developed from the...

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German Sheeppoodle Dog Breed

Also called Schafpudel, the exact origin of the breed is unknown but it is native to Germany and is believed to have been developed from the Pulis and the Komondor. This breed is not well known outside Germany and is practically extinct. It stands at a height of 20 to 24 inches and weighs from 50...

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What Is Municipal Court?

Different court systems exist within a single state or country. These court systems differ in terms of the jurisdiction under their authority and the cases they may take on. The lowest court system or level is the municipal court, whose jurisdiction may encompass a community, city, municipality,...

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10 Great St. Patrick's Day Quotes

Here are ten great St. Patrick's day quotes that help sum up this simultaneously rowdy and reverent holiday 1. Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. –Unknown 2. An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling...

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What Is Privileged Communication?

A conversation within the context of a protected relationship is called a privileged communication. This is an exchange of information between two individuals which is made confidential by the relationship. In a court proceeding, a privileged communication cannot be used as evidence. This makes...