Tell us about yourself:
Ph.D chemist, outdoors enthusiast who camps, backpacks, hunts, fishes, and forages, along with being an experienced herbalist.
Area of knowledge and what I know well:
Chemistry, edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, gardening, backpacking, hunting, fishing...really, anything done outside! Lol!
Bio
Joined the community back in September, 2020 where I remain very active in Health, Home & Family and Technology forums. I am a nut for the outdoors and enjoy chemistry, botany, herbs and have 14 patents to my name!
Certificates/Awards
15 patents, author of Idiot's Guide Foraging and countless articles in everything from scientific journals to women's lifestyle magazines.
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Old Navy trick - add a pinch of salt your cup of coffee. Triggering the "salt taste buds" somewhat suppresses the bitter taste buds. Ideally, use either sea salt or pink Himalayan as they contain a lot of other good minerals your body needs. You'll h...
MarkV847771 12-03-2021 10:44 AM
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Every weekday morning 7:25am - 8:00am central time I do a live, online "Donut Shop at the Beginning of the World" social gathering show on my Facebook and YouTube channels. It's open to friends, fans, and anyone who needs to feel part of something. T...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 10:22 AM
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Find a "tribe"! Humans a social animals and science has confirmed that feeling like you belong to a group has positive effects on both physical and mental health. Join a book club, church group, or just hang out every morning at your local donut shop...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 07:25 AM
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Hi all. I'm a Red Cross volunteer and just got back from a 3-day activation for hurricane Ida. The shelter I worked at is in Orange, TX which is about 120 miles west of the storm damage. We started taking in people on Monday, morning and it will like...
MarkV847771 09-01-2021 08:40 AM
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Add some cardamom spice and maybe a bit of nutmeg, too. Absolutely amazing!-Mark 
MarkV847771 08-24-2021 07:20 AM
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Old Navy trick - add a pinch of salt your cup of coffee. Triggering the "salt taste buds" somewhat suppresses the bitter taste buds. Ideally, use either sea salt or pink Himalayan as they contain a lot of other good minerals your body needs. You'll h...
MarkV847771 12-03-2021 10:44 AM
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Every weekday morning 7:25am - 8:00am central time I do a live, online "Donut Shop at the Beginning of the World" social gathering show on my Facebook and YouTube channels. It's open to friends, fans, and anyone who needs to feel part of something. T...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 10:22 AM
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Find a "tribe"! Humans a social animals and science has confirmed that feeling like you belong to a group has positive effects on both physical and mental health. Join a book club, church group, or just hang out every morning at your local donut shop...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 07:25 AM
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Hi all. I'm a Red Cross volunteer and just got back from a 3-day activation for hurricane Ida. The shelter I worked at is in Orange, TX which is about 120 miles west of the storm damage. We started taking in people on Monday, morning and it will like...
MarkV847771 09-01-2021 08:40 AM
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Add some cardamom spice and maybe a bit of nutmeg, too. Absolutely amazing!-Mark 
MarkV847771 08-24-2021 07:20 AM
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Old Navy trick - add a pinch of salt your cup of coffee. Triggering the "salt taste buds" somewhat suppresses the bitter taste buds. Ideally, use either sea salt or pink Himalayan as they contain a lot of other good minerals your body needs. You'll h...
MarkV847771 12-03-2021 10:44 AM
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Every weekday morning 7:25am - 8:00am central time I do a live, online "Donut Shop at the Beginning of the World" social gathering show on my Facebook and YouTube channels. It's open to friends, fans, and anyone who needs to feel part of something. T...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 10:22 AM
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Find a "tribe"! Humans a social animals and science has confirmed that feeling like you belong to a group has positive effects on both physical and mental health. Join a book club, church group, or just hang out every morning at your local donut shop...
MarkV847771 09-10-2021 07:25 AM
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Hi all. I'm a Red Cross volunteer and just got back from a 3-day activation for hurricane Ida. The shelter I worked at is in Orange, TX which is about 120 miles west of the storm damage. We started taking in people on Monday, morning and it will like...
MarkV847771 09-01-2021 08:40 AM
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Add some cardamom spice and maybe a bit of nutmeg, too. Absolutely amazing!-Mark 
MarkV847771 08-24-2021 07:20 AM
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Date Registered ‎09-09-2020 10:50 AM
Last Visited ‎12-13-2021 05:38 PM
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