Things certainly have changed, some for the better, some for the worst. Back before we had the technology of today, times were simpler and people were much more open to nature and their surroundings. Today, people are so connected to computers, cell phones and video games that they miss the connection to the planet that we once had. Now everything is such that we don’t even have to leave our house, though during a pandemic this is not necessarily a bad thing.

You can now order everything you need online and have it delivered, sometimes within hours of ordering. The only plus side to the pandemic is that people are actually doing more things outside and hopefully, reconnecting with nature and all it has to offer.

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THE BASEMENT BOOK SHELF: “The Complete Gnomes” by Wil Huygen and Riev Poortvliet

One thing I am very nostalgic about is my youth. One thing that I have very fond memories of was discovering the store The Flaming Cauldron, later called The Troll Shop, in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. I was in awe the first time I went into this store; it was packed with all kinds of weird things; things that I loved!

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