Tag Archives: Environment

Call Me an Environmentalist

I used to say, “I’m not an environmentalist. I just think we should take care of what we have.” Over the past several years, I have learned a lot more about not only the condition of the various areas of our planet, but also about the potential to restore damaged areas. I am not a …

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Movies & Things I’ve been Watching

One of the best things about technology is that we can know what’s actually going on to a greater degree than in previous times. Once upon a time, you had to wait until a presidential candidate arrived in your area on a train to know what he looked like! And, not so long ago, it …

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Natural Cleaners for the Chemically Sensitive and Everyone Else

I’m going to try something new (for me). I made a commitment to step up my computer literacy when I enrolled in an on-line education program, so here goes. What I’m talking about is this link: Natural Cleaners for the Chemically Sensitive and Everyone Else. I found this article on a blog that is new …

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Cool Urban Farmer Friends

Way back in 1980, when I began art college, I met a couple of people named Kim & Mike. They belonged to what I called the “hippie Christian crowd,” & I didn’t think much about them at the time. Not long after that, I met Scott. Within a few short years, Mike married Kim, Scott …

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Fall Recipe: Winter & Summer Squash Soup

One thing I love about fall is squash soup! I used butternut squash & some strange volunteers from my garden that looked like little pumpkin figs; but acorn or spaghetti squash work also. I do not really give amounts because you never know what size your squash will be. Just adjust amounts to suit yourself. …

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Happy Growing

My son, Lee, is now grown, educated, married, & gainfully employed; but once upon a time he was a precocious 7 year old with a seed in his chubby little hand. “Mommy, can I plant this?” he asked me. I responded in the affirmative & promptly forgot all about the seed. Not so long afterward, …

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