Monthly Archives: October 2013

Have a Happy Sustainable Halloween

Bran Castle by some accounts is where the Hollywood version of Dracula was born.  A novel written in 1897 by Bram Stoker created an infamous legend about Count Dracula based on a real Prince Vlad Tepes (1431-1476).  I visited this castle … Continue reading

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The Cost of Extreme Weather

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The Price We Pay For Carbon Pollution

We are all paying the cost carbon pollution with our health, our taxes, our climate, the loss of wildlife and our insurance.  I am posting this excellent video in honor the Cost of Carbon week that has just concluded. The National … Continue reading

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Important Reads from the Past Week

Pollution is a human caused factor creating the reality of climate change and harming the health of all people, our oceans, and all living things. See articles below: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57607795/study-climate-change-will-significantly-impact-ocean-health-by-2100/?wwftw1   New research shows that human impact on the climate will heavily … Continue reading

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Fall Vegetable Soup for Meatless Monday

I have just returned from 3 weeks of eating vegetable soup through Romania, Ukraine and Moldova. Even though I couldn’t always read the menu, I could communicate “legume soup” Most of the soups had potatoes, parsley and green beans.  Many had cabbage.  I … Continue reading

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October Surprises: Superior Views

“There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne A golden-orange hue color brightens the landscape, but the shortness … Continue reading

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Eastern Europe and the Environment

I have just returned from a three weeks of travelling by trains, buses, trolleys and trams through Romania, Ukraine and Moldova.  Because recycling, climate change, and pollinator plants are our interests, we do our own environmental travel. and watch for best practices … Continue reading

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