Monthly Archives: March 2011

Keeping your cool with Naysayers

There’s a common misconception floating around. It seems many people believe with the surge of green-this and green-that, that everyone has boarded this eco-friendly boat and we are all happily sailing towards green Nirvana – tipping back water from our … Continue reading

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The IRS, Green Warfare and buck naked

I run my own business. Actually, I write for a living, and frankly, it’s a great gig. Where else are jammies, underwear or even buck naked acceptable attire while “on the job.” I also set my own hours,which could be … Continue reading

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Are over-the-top ideas hurting the green movement

An Inhabitat post caught my eye: Underwater Skyscrapers Recycle Waste From Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It was an interesting and well-written piece. In fact, initially I thought, wow, what a great idea! Trash the floating dumps, create eco-friendly high-rises and … Continue reading

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Nuclear energy and a green mindset

I’ve never been a hand-ringer when it comes to nuclear energy. In fact, as a college student in the 70’s, “Reactor Park” – a green area next to our neighborhood reactor – was the place to play everything from soccer … Continue reading

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Respect your mother…, earth

Nature. It’s one of life’s most perfect treasures. It takes our breath away, just as first loves, thoughtful gifts and special moments. For this, the true beauty of nature is something we should cherish. To stand alone in a field, … Continue reading

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Shades of green

Recently a friend sent me a video of Shirley Horn singing “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” The song, recorded by everyone from Ray Charles to Kermit the Frog, says a lot about people…, and frogs. And I remember it well. … Continue reading

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