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Article archive for May, 2017

  • May 31st, 2017

    Schooled in Spill Clean Up

    Tweet When that last bell rings, children tear out of the classroom, free from homework and from having to sit somewhat still for at least the next few months. And now the real work begins. Because a year’s worth of students don’t just leave behind their books, but also a school in need of upkeep. [...]

  • May 24th, 2017

    Breathing Lessons

    Tweet Breath. It’s the key to life, and the focus of both meditation and yoga. The more you can “watch your breath,” the more you can effortlessly expand your lung capacity, the more you can improve both your health and concentration. At least, that’s what the yogis and meditation instructors expound. Then there’s natural childbirth, [...]

  • May 17th, 2017

    Novel Ways to Prepare

    Tweet In a novel called The Chemist, a secret agent uses special chemical concoctions to facilitate interrogations — and keep herself alive. It’s a thrilling read. While we don’t advocate covert operations or chemicals, being well prepared for spill emergencies is no fiction — though many businesses seem to have lost the plot. That’s why [...]

  • May 10th, 2017

    “Clean Up Your Room!” And Other Mom-isms

    Tweet “Mother” has always stood for comfort, caring and cleanliness. “Did you wash behind your ears? Did you clean up your room? How about the office? I know somebody spilled syrup all over the floor back there…” There’s no hiding from mom. Mothers have eyes in the back of their head, and sixth-sense radar that [...]

  • May 3rd, 2017

    Gettin’ Grilled: May Means Barbecues, Burgers, and Spill Hazards

    Tweet According to several Internet sources, May is both national hamburger month and national barbeque month. And while the thought of hamburgers sizzling on the backyard grill is enough to make most people run for the secret sauce and other fixings, if you own a restaurant, you’re going to want a different kind of “hamburger [...]