First ‘First Friday’

Happy Aloha Friday! And welcome to my first 'First Friday' post!



A Blooming Scribe has officially surpassed 500 followers! What an incredible journey so far! Thank you to all of you who have read and supported my work. This could not have been done without a community that is receptive to poetry. I've learned a lot and am still struggling to let go of some of … Continue reading 500 Followers!

America the Violent

About a 6 minute read. The United States has long considered itself to be morally and ideologically superior to the rest of the world. Though the United States of America takes a dichotomous policy concerning violence, it is imperative that Americans citizens change their attitudes towards violence.  The United States of America may become an epitome of civilization once these false perceptions are removed from American society.

Today’s Plant Breeding

"The application of contemporary biological knowledge to issues like food and nutrition and human health has to occur. It has to occur for the same reason that things have occurred for the past ten millennia. People want to live better, and they will use the tools they have to do it. Biology is the best tool we have." - Robert Shapiro