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Ahh the holidays! When all that glitters isn’t necessarily gold

I’m not a scrooge. I love the holidays. Wild and crazy though they are, they fill me with a sense of satisfaction, tradition, wonderment and love for my fellow man. Whether these feelings are genuinely my own, or prompted by … Continue reading

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Once upon a mattress

We’re having a little problem in the bedroom. No, not that. It’s our bed – and it’s killing us, at least our backs, slowly. I remember when I used to look forward to sleep, resting my weary bones after a … 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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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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Hoarding undies

The other day I got fed up. I yanked out my overstuffed underwear drawer and dumped the whole crammed-full thing onto my bed. At first, it was liberating to say the least – I could actually see the bottom now … Continue reading

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