Category Archives: climate change

Global Bipolar Disorder

Global Bipolar Disorder Are there any climate change deniers left, other than the current administration, or can we all finally agree that global warming is a problem?  We’re two-thirds of the way through summer here in Central Pennsylvania, but the … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence

[4th of July fireworks over Lancaster] Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence A couple months ago I sent a letter to the four biggest local grocery stores in my area, espousing the benefits of removing single-use plastic packaging from … Continue reading

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Limnic Eruptions

  [photo at the Lancaster Science Factory of their new exhibit where you can shape and create your own landscape and even make it rain!]   Limnic Eruptions When my kids were in middle school, they each had to do … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Earth and Hamilton

A New Year,  A New Earth,  and Hamilton I read Eckhart Tolle’s,  A New Earth,  Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, way back in January,  meandering through it slowly as if I were on vacation, reading the same paragraphs over and … Continue reading

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The Holly and the Ivy

  The Holly and the Ivy It’s the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year when it’s cold — well, it used to be before climate change; today it’s 55 degrees in Central, PA — and dark, and most … Continue reading

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Sponge Cities

[photo credit – The Source magazine – 8.30.2017]   Sponge Cities As I made my way into work the other day, an announcement on the radio alerted me to a flood warning that would be in effect until later that … Continue reading

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