“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” ~Marshall McLuhan A little more than a year ago we moved out of our condo with a patio and moved into a house with a yard. As usual, the home didn’t
“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.“ -Helen Keller Let us ask you this question: Is your two seconds of comfort really worth the destruction of the planet’s trees and old growth forests?
“The supreme reality of our time is…the vulnerability of our planet.” -John F Kennedy Yard Waste day in our neighborhood can bring a lot of free raw materials for many projects.
“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.” -Standing Bear
“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach; one can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh We drank this bottle of wine so you fine people would have something pretty to look at! Speaking of that, I’m going to have to come [...]
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” ~Native American Proverb Earth Day is here again and what are you going to do? If you are not sure what to do we have a few ideas and so does the Earth Day Network! Go to the Earth Day [...]
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt We finally watched, Dirt! The Movie, a documentary about the wonders and importance of soil. It’s one of those films I believe everyone should see because [...]
“The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it’s reuse.” -Issey Miyake CFL and LED light bulbs are all the rage because they’re allegedly environmentally friendly but many of us still have some of the old school varieties here and there, like in the fridge. If you [...]