By Jan Ballard
MSU Extension Service, Choctaw Co
In a time when new electronic inventions appear daily, almost hourly, is it ever good to look to the past? Is the Bible true when it says there is “nothing new under the sun”? Some things that were made by early man have proven to be just as good and just as valuable as they were thousands of years ago.
There are scholars who believe that early societies may have learned the art of basket making even before forming pottery. People have long had the ability to adapt to surroundings and to