Author Archives: pjlazos

About pjlazos

writer, blogger, environmentally hopeful

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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Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the Fittest Blogging friend, Jacqui Murray, has written a new prehistoric fiction novel, Survival of the Fittest, Book 1 in the Crossroads series, part of her Man vs. Nature saga.   Synopsis: Chased by a ruthless and powerful enemy, Xhosa flees with her … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Earth and Hamilton

A New Year,  A New Earth,  and Hamilton I read Eckhart Tolle’s,  A New Earth,  Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, way back in January,  meandering through it slowly as if I were on vacation, reading the same paragraphs over and … Continue reading

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WATWB – SDG’s

It’s that time again for the #WATWB, the last Friday of the month where you post a good news story (yes, I know I’m late and yes I have a good excuse — a house full of company for the … Continue reading

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Life in a Conversation

Life in a Conversation I’m on a once-a-month author interview series, having kicked off the New Year with the divine Ms. Shey and her Mr. (and just lovely they were). Today, I’m talking to Geoff Le Pard — a man of many … Continue reading

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QOTD

QOTD John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress and a real upstanding politician — a rare breed — died on February 7, 2019. My friend and colleague, Bill Smith has for years been creating an e-column called Qotd which is, … Continue reading

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When Fish Poop Feeds the World

When Fish Poop Feeds the World If you or your kids have ever won a goldfish at a carnival, chances are you took it home and stuck it in a glass bowl where it swam happily for years.  We had … Continue reading

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