Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Part Four. What to Expect After Signing a Publishing Contract?

Posted on April 28th, 2019 by eleanorannpeterson

You’ve just received the book layout, and the publisher says it’s ready to go to print. Awesome, you’re almost there. The book birthday is around the corner and…have you done your homework yet? What homework? All the stuff I spoke about in part one, two and three, remember? Facebook groups, social media Guest posts Reaching […]

#50 Precious Words Story

Posted on March 2nd, 2019 by eleanorannpeterson

  This contest is put on by Vivian Kirkfield. First time for me. Wow! Write a story in 50 words with a beginning, middle and end. Quite the challenge. Here we go. Title: What Goes Up Must Come Down by Eleanor A. Peterson After visiting DaVinci’s flying machines at the museum, Chiara decides to build […]

Ancestor of Modern Rats – Evolution and Diversification.

Posted on January 13th, 2019 by eleanorannpeterson

The ancestor of modern rats (Rugosodon eurasiaticus) was an agile animal and could climb trees and dig tunnels. The fossil was unearthed in China. It had flexible ankles for tree-climbing and sharp teeth which allowed him to chew both animals and plants. Researchers from China and the United States said that these skills led to […]

The modern civilized culture has long forgotten how to forage in the wild.

Posted on September 2nd, 2018 by eleanorannpeterson

Summer is nearing to an end, and it’s time to forage nature’s wild fruits and berries. The modern civilized culture has long forgotten how to forage in the wild. It would be good practice to return to our roots. Freshly picked and untreated foods are healthier than those found in supermarkets. I’m lucky to have […]

Druids and Witches

Posted on July 8th, 2018 by eleanorannpeterson

I’ve been called a Druid and a witch by my husband. Why? If you visit my home, you’ll find herbs hanging in the kitchen and baskets full of roots which I use in my concoctions. My shelves are stacked with bottles of mint, cherry and elderflower syrup which are homemade. A small still to extract herbal […]