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La Familia Que Escribe Juntos…

La Familia Que Escribe Juntos… (The Family that Writes Together…) My dear friend Lydia Isales with whom I had worked for over a quarter century retired a few years ago.One day she was there and the next, up and out. A … Continue reading

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How to Change Your Mind

How to Change Your Mind Michael Pollan is a rock star.  Not a shooting star, not a fleeting 15-minutes-of-fame star, not a one-hit wonder, but an honest to goodness Influencer, someone who moves the populace, sometimes in small increments, at … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Single-Use Plastics Ban!

Single-Use Plastics Ban! The EU Parliament has approved a single-use plastic law, giving the 28 EU member countries two years to amend their national laws. The directive bans single-use plastic plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks and cotton swabs by 2021. … Continue reading

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All My Mothers-in-Law: A Tale of Diversity and Inclusion

All My Mothers-in-Law:  A Tale of Diversity and Inclusion When you think of the words diversity and inclusion, the first thing that pops into your mind might be race, but really it’s not just race, but a range of things … Continue reading

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Drink to Every Beast

Drink to Every Beast The whole six degrees of separation thing was fully in play when I met Joel Burcat, a friend of a friend and an environmental lawyer like me who also writes environmental thrillers — like me.  Burcat … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life

[Fruits for a plastic-free life unite.] Plastic-Free Life I think I’m just one of those people that needs a mission.  This week I decided that if I’m ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find … Continue reading

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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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