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O’Roarke’s Destiny

I asked my friend, the lovely Shehanne Moore, Blogger (Shehanne Moore); Dramatist (performs in productions written by her husband, a playwright); PUBlisher (Black Wolf Books); wife (married to the Mr.); Mother (to her darlings); Grandmother (she’s way too young); avid … Continue reading

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Material Value

MATERIAL VALUE The word sustainability seems to be on everyone’s lips these days and if you don’t know what it means then you’ll want to pick up a copy of Julia Goldstein’s book, Material Value, More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Sailing to America

Sailing to America How much do I love this kid?  Right now, Greta Thunberg is sailing to America to join the United Nations Climate Change summit, a 3,000 mile trip from Plymouth England to New York.  The journey is somewhat … Continue reading

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  Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes I found these cute little guys attached to the parsley on our back deck.  Imagine spending your entire life in a compact, cylindrical body, your tiny little prolegs protruding from the bottom, your six real legs grabbing onto … Continue reading

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Ana Maria Reyes Does NOT Live in a Castle

Ana Maria Reyes Does NOT Live in a Castle In the category of like attracts like, I seem to have a lot of friends who are writers, which is somewhat odd given the singularity, the isolated nature of such an … Continue reading

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WATWB — A Rose By Any Other Name…

A Rose By Any Other Name… As the Bard reminds us, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” but what could be sweeter than the inspiration that accompanies the aroma?  At the University of Texas at Austin, … 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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