Tag Archives: conservation

Rounded Up, But Definitely Not Ready

  Rounded Up, But Definitely Not Ready The first verdict came in August 2018 when a San Francisco jury told Monsanto that it had to pay $289 million in damages to a Dewayne Johnson who developed non-Hodgkins lymphoma after years … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

[all photos:  Cape May, New Jersey, by yours truly] New Beginnings They say every day is a new beginning.  What if you, like the earth, could start anew…   a clean slate… a chance to fly with the tree swallows… … 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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Plastic-Free Life

[Fruits for a plastic-free life unite.] Plastic-Free Life I think I’m just one of those people that needs a mission.  This week I decided that if I’m ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find … Continue reading

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A New Jacket

A New Jacket If you’ve tuned into this blog before, you know that I have a group of friends from college — the Whales — so dubbed because of a beach house we rented for several summers running (see back … Continue reading

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Leaving Time

Leaving Time Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult is part The Amazing Kreskin, part Defenders of Wildlife, and part When Elephants Weep all wrapped up in the body of a mystery. Jenna’s mother, Alice Metcalf has been missing for ten years. … Continue reading

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