Looking To The Skies

Looking To The Skies
The night sky has enthralled young and old alike since the beginning of humankind.  A clear night sky filled with stars, planets and the moon instills a feeling of place, importance and insignificance all at once. For children in particular, the stars represent wishes, the moon a benevolent source of light...
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Clothes and Climate? What about the weather?

Clothes and Climate? What about the weather?
Each morning, I make my way to our closet where the little weather station my family gave me for Mother’s Day sits on the shelf. I just love to see the temperature, potential for rain or snow, and the symbol my older son coined as “fast clouds”, a line drawing of...
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Knowing Your Plastic Codes: No. 2

Knowing Your Plastic Codes: No. 2
So the journey of avoiding plastic continues. And instead of getting easier, I think it’s getting more difficult. Just about everywhere I go, I find I have to make a compromise of some kind. So does it really make me a bad person to use a straw? Because despite the name,...
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