Tag Archives: environment

Happy Earth Day To You

I’m old enough to remember the very first Earth Day. In fact, it happened the same year as my high school graduation. 1970 was a time of cultural unrest and many of us young people were pushing the envelopes in … Continue reading

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Reuse Day

It’s been a busy year of going places, enjoying activities, and accumulating stuff. Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it’s time to shift gears and start thinking about what to do about the extra stuff. I’m all about … Continue reading

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Day Of Indigenous Peoples

Each year, around August 9th, much of the world celebrates the International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples. The event has been commemorated ever since 1995, after the United Nations General Assembly voted to observe it. The main idea has … Continue reading

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All Is Ours

You can say that you own something, but, it will end up owning you instead. I was a high school sophomore when I first heard something to that effect.  Many years earlier, during a discussion about “deep matters”, my best … Continue reading

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The Eden Project

As I searched for some long lost documents to use as sources for another blog post, one thing led to another.  I stumbled across some momentos from my last trip to the United Kingdom.  The artifacts caused me to wonder … Continue reading

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Universal Human Beings Week

Sometimes I ponder and wonder about the big picture of humankind.  At first glance, this seems like a gigantic situation because our species numbers in the billions of individuals. I take a second look and imagine the “pale blue dot”, the … Continue reading

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The Cuyahoga Ignites

My friend, Aaron, was a high school junior at Cleveland, Ohio in 1969.  He remembers how his fellow Clevelanders used to ridicule the nasty Cuyahoga river. The Cuyahoga oozed its way through the city, brown with oily, bubbling goo.   The … Continue reading

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