Pray for the people of Japan

Words are not enough… but I found this on Facebook and it says a lot:
Despite the catastrophe, the Japanese people have responded with grace and dignity. When food and water was being given out, people formed lines on their own, even giving up their place for the elderly and children. Pedestrians stop at red [...]

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Winter Garden Work – Fun and Healthy

It is amazing to see the connection between working in a garden developing an understanding of – the earth, seasons, food, and self….

Plus it can be great fun….

And good exercise….

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Sad day for our Nation….

The horrid events in Arizona today have no place in our country.  This is evil in its most clear manifestation.
We will pray for all of the victims and their families.

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Happy New Year! (what is ahead for 2011?)

Hi all…. It has been months since I last posted (ugh)!  But I wanted to wish all of you a Happy New Year – and share a few thoughts.
It is hard to say exactly why we have been so quiet over the past several months - but generally the reasons fall into a couple of buckets. 
First [...]

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Vote Down Under!

Elections in Australia don’t have a predictable two year marathon time-line. Instead, the sitting prime minister calls an election and then everyone has 5 weeks to campaign, because on the 5th weekend the voting happens (which is mandatory, but more on that in a bit)
A few weeks ago, when Julia Gillard called an election, it [...]

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Vote Down Under!

Elections in Australia don’t have a predictable two year marathon time-line. Instead, the sitting prime minister calls an election and then everyone has 5 weeks to campaign, because on the 5th weekend the voting happens (which is mandatory, but more on that in a bit)
A few weeks ago, when Julia Gillard called an election, [...]

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Hot hot hot…..

After a couple of weeks rest, we wanted to make a quick comment about this summer – it is HOT Hot hot….. 
Another year of record breaking heat.  We wonder do these temps cause our leaders to think more about the negative impact of Climate Change, or just, move inside and turn up the AC?
BTW – [...]

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If money mattered…………

I was thinking this afternoon about the BP mess and the figures being tossed about pertaining to – clean up bill – a few billion, lost revenue in the gulf – ten’s of billions, seemingly big figures and yet – BP stock is up about 25% from its “spill” lows.  BP stock is up something [...]

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Congratulations – Big Oil & King Coal!

What an amazing day, month, year….
In the midst of the biggest oil spill in our nations history, and the warmest summer on record – our leaders in Washington have finally caved in and “shelved” (killed) Cap and Trade.
Big Oil and King Coal must be thrilled!  The one serious device we could use as a nation [...]

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Climate Community Citizen of the Week – Jessica Morey

Congratulations to Jessica Morey this week’s Climate Community Citizen of the Week. We met Jessica with the help of a mutual friend, and were greatly impressed by her environmental resume.  Both in her efforts with Climate Lab – a climate change wiki, and her on-going work and educational background Jessica is exactly the type of [...]

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