Tag Archives: water

Toilet: A Love Story

Toilet:  A Love Story As comedies go, the lowly toilet has long been the brunt of many a comedic trope, potty humor being the universal go-to language when you need a sure thing.  We laugh at bathroom humor the same … Continue reading

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Janjay – A Story About Water

This year I joined the Board of the Global Water Alliance in Philadelphia and have gotten to see first hand just how extensive a reach the GWA has.  So many of our GWA partners are writers, educators, academics, and leaders … Continue reading

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Con-Census or Peace?

by Pam Lazos | Sep 20, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 comments I saw a cartoon the other day.  A man and a woman hold hands at the water’s edge, an old gnarled tree to the right of them, while off in the distance is a small … Continue reading

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We Built a Wall

My sister and her husband have started a new business.  I’ll let her explain: We Built a Wall….  Not all walls are built to keep things in our out.  For years now I have wanted a green wall. Also for … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Corona: Venice Underwater – Is Manhattan next?

Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? I had flagged this article back in November when the floodwaters were rising in Venice and then set it aside.  My title, Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? was referring to the literal flooding … 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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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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Be Like Water

Be Like Water When I was born, I shared the water on this planet with just over 3 billion people.  Today, I’m sharing it with 7.7 billion and growing — at a rate of 85 million people per year — … Continue reading

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World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Today, March 22, is World Water Day. [photo by Stacey Lazos] Not to be a downer, but water statistics suck. By 2050 we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish which is going to be … Continue reading

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Oh S#%!

[wine bottle label — assuming that they mean gentlemen and gentlewomen]   Oh S#%! I gave up cursing for Lent.  It’s gotten really bad with me:  that long lead in to the 2016 Presidential elections and then the actual election … Continue reading

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