Author Archives: Pam Lazos

About Pam Lazos

writer, blogger, environmentally hopeful

The Steps to Starting a Successful Green Building Business

by Joe Reese Thanks to Joe Reese of Catastrophes.Info for the following: The Steps to Starting a Successful Green Building Business Starting a green building business is an exciting way to serve the community and make a significant difference in … Continue reading

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Happy World Wetlands Day!

A Time to Restore February 2nd marked the 52nd anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. Signed in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran, this inter-governmental treaty sought to assure that the world would conserve and protect its wetlands … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays to All!

Peace be to you… may you always have a candle for the dark nights… to light the way when others go out… may we hear the clear voice of God in the silence… while we wait for the light to … Continue reading

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Come So Far…

Shenandoah National Park © pam lazos Moderation in all things is a phrase attributable to the Greek poet Hesiod (circa 700 b.c.), the Roman comic dramatist Plautus (c. 250–184 bc), Buddhism generally, and I’m sure a majority of everyone’s grandparents. Even … Continue reading

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Today is the Extraordinary Give!

If you live in Central Pennsylvania, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Started by the Lancaster County Community Foundation in 2012, the Extraordinary Give has raised over $82 million to date and the names of organizations to which you can … Continue reading

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Election Day 2022

river paying no mind © pam lazos Today is Election Day in the U.S. where democracy is on the ballot. It’s not hard to see how we tacked so far to crazy town, yet the seeds of discontent planted in … Continue reading

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Alt-Facts and Obfuscation: Where the Real World Goes to Die

The world is faced with problemsAnd many illusionsLove is the man overstandingIt’s the only solution — Peter Tosh, Where You Gonna Run Alt-Facts.  Doesn’t it roll off the tongue? It feels like too much fried food sitting in the belly, … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday to the Clean Water Act!

A TRIBUTE TO USEPA REGION 3 EMPLOYEES PROTECTING WATER QUALITY FOR 50 YEARS! by Stan Laskowski In the early 1970s the waters of the Middle Atlantic States were polluted to the extent that swimming and fishing were often very limited. … Continue reading

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Going, Going,

. . . gone. Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Autumn. Fall arrives at 9:04 p.m. this evening. Welcome, Welcome, Autumn. 🍂

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See the Upside

If there is one over-arching human condition, it is that on some level we’re all broken.  A positive way to spin it would be to say we’ve arrived here on this planet at this time in history to work on … Continue reading

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