...sit a spell...
Annually the world experiences around 16 million thunderstorms. Florida has
the highest number in the United States, about 80-100 per year. Lightening is
5 times hotter than the surface of the Sun…
“Every day millions of people decide to grant their smartphone a bit
more control over their lives or try a new and more effective
antidepressant drug. In pursuit of health, happiness and power,
humans will gradually change first one of their features and then
another, and another, until they will no longer be human.”
― Yuval Noah Harari, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
"Kind hearts are the gardens;
kind thoughts are the roots;
kind words are the flowers;
kind deeds are the fruits."
- English Proverb
The art of the evening stroll. The evening
passeggiata (little walk) between 5-7 that the
Italians like to take, it seems they have the ability
to celebrate everything……….
"Nature has undoubtedly mastered the art of
winter gardening and even the most
experienced gardener can learn from the
unrestrained beauty around them."
- Vincent A. Simeone
Japanese people have more
pets than they do children…….
…Welcome to Mélange...
Melange is an on-line magazine that touches
on all. Politics, cultural trends and shifts, art,
literature, the culture of food and more.
There is one thing you won't find
here though...celebrity news...
you are the celebrities.
So lets get back to the business of
living and enjoy the best time ever to
be alive on Planet Earth.......
In Quitman, Georgia a chicken may not
cross the road………#chickenstoo………..
Blue jays can mimic the sound of a hawk as a warning to other
blue jays that a hawk in near…….female hawks are usually
larger than the male-they usually live about 17 years……
“To be alive at all is to have scars. ”
― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent
“And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable
thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it
wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which
limits or destroys the individual. This is what I am and what I am about.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden
There is always in February some one day, at least, when
one smells the yet distant, but surely coming, summer.
- Gertrude Jekyll
North Dakota grows the most
sunflowers of any state in the U.S.