Author Archives: Pam Lazos

About Pam Lazos

writer, blogger, environmentally hopeful

Zero Waste Life

  Zero Waste Life Let me start by saying I am nowhere near living a zero waste life.  I am actually embarrassed by the amount of trash we produce (both personally, and as a society), but I am doing my … Continue reading

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Youth-Led

Youth-led More than ever, the world needs a deus ex machina, a word derived from Latin and used to describe the point in an ancient Greek tragedy where a God was dropped onto the stage by a machine, sent down … Continue reading

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Xenophobia

XENOPHOBIA xenophobia | ˌzenəˈfōbēə, ˌzēnəˈfōbēə | noun:  intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries: the resurgence of racism and xenophobia. DERIVATIVES xenophobe | ˈzenəˌfōb, ˈzēnəˌfōb | noun (online dictionary definition) xenophobia:  n. The desire to run … 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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Vernal Pools

[Okay, all these photos are tidal pools not vernal pools, but it’s all I could find in my photo stream (these taken at the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland) and more evidence of their disappearance!] VERNAL POOLS Vernal pools are small … Continue reading

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Us, Unmoored

US, UNMOORED Politically, economically, nationally, individually, and collectively, society appears to be unmoored, going through a time of great doubt and debate, where polarized opinions rule the day and there’s hardly anyone standing in more or less neutral center anymore, … Continue reading

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Trust

TRUST In keeping with my slow march through the 12 virtues of the merchant priests from the book “Sacred Commerce,” this is Trust.  Trust squishes her eye lids shut and runs her fingers through her long brown hair, willing her mind … Continue reading

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