Monthly Archives: June 2017

Celebrating Butterflies

I love butterflies, and National Pollinator Week gives me an excuse to concentrate on what brings butterflies to my yard and to my walking routes. This week I learned two new skipper butterflies: the hobomok skipper and Arctic skipper.  Both are crazy for wild … Continue reading

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Happy Summer!

“Today is a new day. It’s the first day of summer. Go for a walk, listen to the birds chirping. Take in the fragrance of the Earth. And resolve to keep fighting for what you believe in.” Dan Rather   ” I allow … Continue reading

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This is Pollinator Week

What butterflies can you find this week? What plants bring pollinators to your yard?

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Everything Is Connected

This morning while walking around the lake by my house, I was sad to see plastic bottles bobbing around in the lake. The amazing thing is that those plastic bottles from a lake in land-locked Minnesota could end up in … Continue reading

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Learn From The Past

I know people get tired of my harping on plastic, but plastic is a serious world problem. According to the Plastic Pollution Coalition the average shopper uses 500 plastic bags a year, and that is just bags, not all the … Continue reading

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World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day and Meatless Monday. Do something good for our earth today. From Ecowatch, 10 tweets worth reading. Read here

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Its Good News!

Electric Cars: **Norway, the world’s happiest country, knocks it out of the park again. Watch PBS at Norway **India plans to make every car electric by 2030, and Volvo is going to make its first electric cars. Renewable energy  **Germany … Continue reading

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