Em-j Staples studied journalism at the University of Illinois, amongst cornfields and rich soil in Champaign-Urbana. She recently moved to the bounty of San Francisco dreamin'. She's got flowers in her hair, ready to conquer the world. Em-j considers Mother Nature her second mom, and enjoys anything under the big yellow sun. Her motto: You just gotta live the life you love!
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
|"...The reality is it is my son's body to do with as he chooses! ..."
- by reader This Chick
- by reader Dale
- by reader Erin
MOST POPULAR ON MNN NOW
- 11 things humans do that dogs hate
- Ancient stone circles in Mideast baffle archaeologists
- Forest bathing: Take a dip in these serene forests
- Underwater 'lump' may be wreckage from Amelia Earhart's plane
- Guide to pairing wine with Halloween candy
- Homeowner's lawn-to-garden transformation yields more than just vegetables
- What does your facial shape say about your personality?
- 9 interesting noises from NASA's SoundCloud stream
- Tiny jumping spiders dance like there's no tomorrow
- 11 things dog owners should never say