I’m in slo-mo this week after my long weekend retreat. That’s okay. It’s more than okay, actually. Most of our modern lives tend to be Rush Rush Rush, and as I’ve mentioned before, when I’m rushing is when I stop paying attention and end up doing the most harm to the planet. Green As A [...]Read the full post.
Back from my retreat and so grateful that I have a beautiful place to go and supportive people to be with for a few days to recharge. More on that tomorrow. I’m still in retreat mode, so this post will be brief. I mentioned that the plastic this week would be a doozy, and I [...]Read the full post.
Beth is away at a three-and-a-half day meditation retreat. She goes on these about twice a year, at a convent in Marin County called Santa Sabina, and they’re very good for her, if only because she spends a large part of the time she’s supposed to be meditating sleeping, and she desperately needs some sleep [...]Read the full post.
It’s confession time again. I am sick and tired of washing out plastic bags. To get them really clean, you have to scrub and rinse all four sides. And then they take forever to dry, even with this handy Bag-e-Wash plastic bag dryer. The thing is, in my August 28 post, I said one of [...]Read the full post.
This is the makeup bag I carry around in my backpack or purse. I know I said a week ago I’m a low maintenance kinda girl and rarely wear any makeup at all. I just carry this stuff around in case the need arises, like an unexpected group photo at work or a special night [...]Read the full post.
As I mentioned in October, Carnival of the Green is a weekly collection of environmentally-focused blog posts which moves from one blog to the next each Monday. Bloggers submit posts that they’d like to see included. Tree Hugger manages the carnival, but the host for the week decides which posts make it in and how [...]Read the full post.
Looks like this is my lightest week yet. But next week, the plastic weight might go up again in anticipation of the 6-month anniversary (semiversary?) of Fake Plastic Fish, which is two weeks away. There is still so much plastic in my house! I may just go through every closet, drawer, cupboard, and cubby and [...]Read the full post.