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earth day

  • borrowed words.

    Put down that bag of potato chips, that white bread, that bottle of pop. Turn off that cellphone, computer, and remote control. Open the door, then close it behind you. Take a breath offered…

    April 22, 2019 5 Comments
  • make/do: for earth day.

    Becoming a parent has made me realize just how much of young childhood is centered around the seasons and celebrating them. (Thank goodness.) Of course, celebrating seasonal change was already very much my bag,…

    April 18, 2018 22 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    Faye and flowers and these words: …These obligations sometimes frustrated Carson, but not half as much as they frustrate her biographers. For Lear, the author of “Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature” (1997) and the…

    April 16, 2018 11 Comments
  • earth day, two ways.

    I appreciate the idea that Earth Day should be every day, but as the official holiday approaches on April 22, this year I’m trying to do my part not to dismiss the celebration as a…

    April 17, 2017 17 Comments
  • going on a picnic: kaufmann mercantile

    when it comes to filling a shop with sustainable and beautiful products, kaufmann mercantile gets it right. everything they sell is not only delightful to behold, but crafted with an eye toward durability and…

    April 19, 2012 5 Comments