Category Archives: climate change

Solar Panels – A Homeowner’s Guide

[Photo Credit: Pexels.com] It’s good to know there are eco-warriors out there providing content for free on some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time.  From time to time, Mark Harris reaches out to me with some timely … Continue reading

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#WATWB – Climate Positivity!

  #WATWB — Climate Positivity! Did you know that mushrooms could be used to regenerate a forest or a riparian buffer?  How about to eliminate an invading colony of ants more efficiently and more safely than any pesticide could do?  … Continue reading

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And Then, Something Wonderful Happened…

And Then, Something Wonderful Happened… Have you noticed the level of crazy in the world has grown exponentially over the last few months?  And that’s an increase over the crazy of the last few years. Right now, there are protests going … Continue reading

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#WATWB – The Greta Thunberg Helpline!

The Greta Thurnberg Helpline! Okay, I couldn’t help myself with this one.  In honor of the U.N. Climate Summit — may we all come to our senses and do something about the planet before the planet does it for us — … Continue reading

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Protect. Restore. Fund.

  There is a Massive Social Movement afoot, and it started with a child, a child who sat on the steps in front of Parliament in her native Sweden with a sign demanding climate action.  And she sat and she sat … Continue reading

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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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