Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Man Wears His Trash

Enjoy this video, as an individual makes a statement on our consumerism. Each American(USA) consumes 4 1/2 pounds of trash a day.  As I shop at grocery stores and Menards, I am overwhelmed by the amount of packaging and waste that … Continue reading

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Do You Care About Clean Water, Clean Air?

“The environment is where we all meet; where we have a mutual interest; it is the one thing we share.” Lady Bird Johnson One presidential candidate has promised that he will eliminate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) if he wins, … Continue reading

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Good-bye Triclosan, Almost!

Twenty-five years ago I thought antibacterial soap was a good thing.  We have learned it is harmful to people and water creatures. When we wash our hands these chemicals end up in our waterways. Researchers have found that use of triclosan could create a … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace

September 21, International Day of Peace A Day for the Earth to Observe Peace Together! HOPE       LOVE      PEACE    GRATITUDE Make Peace A Choice Be Thankful we live where we live, and do something positive for the world today! Read about the … Continue reading

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186 MPH Winds Hit Taiwan

Taiwan has been struck by three typhoons in the past month. A few weeks ago Taiwan was pummeled by Typhoon Meranti with winds of 186 MPH. In July  they were struck by Typhoon Nepartak. As the earth warms, most of this … Continue reading

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Be Positive Today!

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. and the world will live as one.” John Lennon The sun is shining and the temperature is comfortable. Couldn’t be a better … Continue reading

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Plant For Clean Water

I am at the Minnesota State Fair talking to individuals about rain gardens and native deep-rooted plants. Native plants help absorb pollutants, keep rain water in our yards, save on watering, and are loved by bees, butterflies and birds. Plant deep-rooted … Continue reading

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