Growing a Pineapple

We recently grew our first pineapple using the top of an ordinary pineapple we bought at the grocery store.  This is a simple process anyone can do, and it’s a great project for kids.  We simply cut off the top, ate the rest of the pineapple, and stuck the top in soil in a large … More Growing a Pineapple

Sapporo, Japan

I recently had the pleasure of spending a few days in Sapporo, the capital of Hokkaido, Japan.  I traveled with a friend who was an ideal travel companion, and we made the most of our time each day exploring the city. Although it’s covered in snow for many months of the year, the summer weather … More Sapporo, Japan