Tag Archives: climate change

Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence

[4th of July fireworks over Lancaster] Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence A couple months ago I sent a letter to the four biggest local grocery stores in my area, espousing the benefits of removing single-use plastic packaging from … 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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Limnic Eruptions

  [photo at the Lancaster Science Factory of their new exhibit where you can shape and create your own landscape and even make it rain!]   Limnic Eruptions When my kids were in middle school, they each had to do … Continue reading

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WATWB – Watch Out World!

Because the news this month was all too positive to choose just one story, I chose three.  The first is the intersection of upcycling, a concept that my sister and her husband embrace with enthusiasm as they outfit their home and … 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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The Holly and the Ivy

  The Holly and the Ivy It’s the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year when it’s cold — well, it used to be before climate change; today it’s 55 degrees in Central, PA — and dark, and most … Continue reading

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WATWB

We Are the World Blogfest Okay, I’m a lawyer (don’t hold that against me) and an environmentalist, so this month’s entry for #WATWB is about the New York Attorney General’s office and their lawsuit against Exxon Mobile for fraudulently advising … Continue reading

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