Drop by drop is the water bucket filled. (wise author at bottom) Walk with me to my way-back machine….While in my 20s at a wedding, I was talking with a passionate new dentist. I was not much of a flosser in those days… a couple days a week. His words? Don’t even bother, I wasn’tContinue reading “Isn’t something better than nothing?”
How in the heck did we get to this plastic wasteland? Were we hoodwinked by marketeers? Are we zombies going through our day? Did it start out good and go bad? Was it a perfect storm? Like so many things, it started out with a benefit and went south later. In 1862 when Parksine, theContinue reading “We didn’t get here overnight…”
Start from where ever you land.
Two days in to July. Easy so far, given we haven’t done a.single.thing….However, as we emerge into the world, to the grocery, restaurants, it will get harder. Remember I mentioned my niece who does day 28, well turns out she also does day 17 except when traveling. As we shared space for a few days,Continue reading “Never as easy as it sounds….”
Remember when we were all buying plastic bottles that were PBA free? We felt we were helping our bodies, helping the environment. We were proud. Alas it was short lived. As is needed, the environmental ante has been upped. Poor turtles with a straw in their nose got our attention, as did all the seaContinue reading “When we were so proud….”
I was in high school when earth Day became a thing. A long long time ago in a gymnasium far far away, I recall watching a student play about the last flower on earth. Growing up rurally the love of nature was established early. Ten acres of idle apple trees, a large garden yielding plattersContinue reading “The Unanticipated Path”
I have been mostly retired for the past couple of years. A couple speech-language clients here, a short term speech subbing job there. I start a new one tomorrow. Seriously, only have to work 8 1/2 days…. I am looking forward to it but I thought I should put together a post because yes, it’sContinue reading “Seems like forever”