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  • simple matters: alyson morgan.

    ALYSON MORGAN | MAIA TERRA Last year Alyson Morgan began her blog Maia Terra as a way to build community in conversations around climate change, environmental stewardship, and spiritual resilience. From the vantage point…

    January 8, 2019 40 Comments
  • simple matters 13: celia ristow.

    CELIA RISTOW | LITTERLESS Celia Ristow is an environmental organizer and writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. On her blog, Litterless, she catalogues her efforts to curb her own waste and shares practical and supportive…

    December 5, 2018 23 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: t-shirts.

    For the past three years, I’ve resisted buying new t-shirts. I love t-shirts. In fact, there’s not really a clothing item that I love more than a classic cotton t-shirt. I like the comfort…

    May 30, 2019 25 Comments
  • gift guide: 2019 calendars for a fresh start.

    A 100-percent recyclable weekly planner for getting you through 52 weeks of plans and/or a perpetual calendar for putting to use year after year. 12 months of letter-pressed good cheer (including a print inspired by yours truly) and/or a tree-free…

    December 13, 2018 5 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to shift habits.

    An extra bag you’ll never want to leave home without +/or same-day grocery delivery (zero-waste edition). A wrist watch to help you put down your phone +/or a record player for analog evening entertainment. Not-ugly compression socks…

    December 10, 2018 9 Comments
  • simple matters 12: gina stovall.

    GINA STOVALL | TWO DAYS OFF Gina Stovall is a climate scientist turned researcher and practitioner, living in Los Angeles, California. During the day, she connects climate researchers who have mitigation and resilience solutions…

    November 28, 2018 31 Comments
  • decorative gourd season, et cetera.

    Just my annual reminder that seasonal decorations need not break the bank, your back, or the precious planet we live on. This year, as in other years, we opted for the edible and the…

    October 16, 2018 19 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these fan blades. {for being clean.} 2. these undies.  {in a grown-up size.} 3. these dried flowers. {for holding onto all their color, two weeks later.}…

    August 31, 2018 24 Comments
  • make your own: dried flower garland.

    If you’ve yet to pass a quiet hour stringing flowers this summer, consider this your encouragement. There will be long winter evenings aplenty for knitting or card playing or scrolling absently through Instagram, but…

    August 22, 2018 11 Comments