I’ve been meeting just the trashiest people in the last couple of weeks. Um… trashy in a good way. Trashy Beachkeeper I met Sara Bayles after the Blogger Beach Cleanup on October 24. You know, the one I missed. Sara’s blog, The Daily Ocean, tracks her goal of collecting trash on the beach in Santa [...]Read the full post.
I just got back last night from a weekend meditation retreat, during which I sat in silence, ate in silence, walked around the retreat center in silence, and then snuck into my room to read Chapter 4 of No Impact Man. (Reading on retreat is discouraged. I do not encourage you to do such a [...]Read the full post.
I hear people bemoaning the high cost of “going green.” And while organic food does cost more than its chemical-laden counterpart, I’m here to tell you that it’s easier to spend more for healthy food when you save money in other ways. We can skip many of the green cleaners, deodorizers, and personal care products, [...]Read the full post.
Dianna Cohen is a painter, but she doesn’t use a paint brush. Trained at UCLA, she gave up the brush for materials most people consider trash: bags, boxes, little pieces of plastic. This year, she helped to found the Plastic Pollution Coalition. After twenty years, she finally started to get the messages from her own [...]Read the full post.
As you may have noticed, I added a new menu bar last week with links to nowhere. Those links represent my hopes and dreams for this web site and are a motivation for me to create the missing pages sooner than later! Well, the “Discuss” link went live last night. It’s a brand new discussion [...]Read the full post.