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Happy Mother's Day, Mother Earth!

A Mother’s love is unconditional, from the moment of birth or better yet while still in utero!  She has an innate desire to protect us offering strength, safety and security. She is our very first teacher, nurturing us on countless aspects of life.  Love, values, respect, manners, sacrifice, patience, responsibility, discipline, health, optimism and so much more.  She works tirelessly to ensure that we are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to become competent adults.  She leads by example endlessly giving, encouraging us to help others and do good and right for all those whose lives we touch. Mother Earth is no different!  So, lets show her the love and respect she deserves this Mother’s Day and every day! ...

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Splendor in the Grass

If a blade of grass is cut in half and you looked at it with the naked eye, you'll see more green grass. But under a microscope, you’ll see tiny structures containing even tinier parts!      Every blade of grass contains millions of plump elongated cells call chloroplasts. Their job is to make food because grass can't hunt for its food.  Their secret recipe is a combination of sunlight and carbon dioxide which creates energy!  A pigment called chlorophyll is what gives grass it's green color and you all know that green is our favorite color!!     But the "grass isn't always greener on the other side."  In the winter and sometimes even in the summer, it can turn brown or yellow.  That's because there...

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Light Pollution

We’re all aware of air, water and ground pollution but did you know about light pollution?  Light pollution is the excess use of artificial light and can have serious consequences for mankind, wildlife and even our climate. Light pollution did not exist billions of years ago when our planet’s light source was the sun, the moon and the stars.  As industry advanced, it generated light pollution from street lights, commercial building, factories, sports venues…you get the idea.  These sources tend to use lighting inefficiently and the electricity generated to power this lighting is being wasted. According to the IDA - International Dark-Sky Association, there are several components of light pollution. Glare– excessive brightness that causes visual discomfort and cause safety...

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The Minako Bamboo Jewelry Collection

INTRODUCING... The Minako Bamboo Jewelry Collection  Swell Vision founder, Mitchell Saum, has always been interested in design and fashion accessories.  He wanted to incorporate bamboo into a new strategy.  After tossing around several ideas, he chose this opportunity create something out of the ordinary for his wife…”Bamboo Jewelry - what woman doesn’t love jewelry?”  Thus, the Minako Bamboo Jewelry Collection was conceived and dedicated to and named after his wife, Emily.  Minako is her middle name!  Nature inspired, it symbolizes enlightenment, strength and resilience while embodying gracefulness, gentleness, and refinement. All qualities which all women possess!  Each piece is carefully hand crafted, light as a feather and unique which enables you to  express your individuality! Swell Vision - Minako Jewelry...

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