This Earth is Our Only Home

               “This Earth is our only home. Together, we must protect and cherish it.”           Ban Ki-moon In December, just a few weeks before Christmas, large tree removing equipment rolled onto the property where we live.  They stayed for days removing trees, as many as 10 inContinue reading “This Earth is Our Only Home”

Earth Day: Our Dependence on our Mother

Today is Earth Day.  This is a sad day for me as I see the arrogance and controlling nature of human kind destroying our planet at an alarming rate.  Even in our quiet little wooded lakeside community we live with people who want the trees cut down and the wildlife killed or relocated. As much as peopleContinue reading “Earth Day: Our Dependence on our Mother”

Thought for Today

‘To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simpleContinue reading “Thought for Today”

A Fun Way to Learn About Recycling

Several years ago I happened onto a website called Recyclebank.   According to their website, “Recyclebank inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future.” So how does it work?  First you sign up.  There is no charge for this, but if you want to earn points you will need be signed in whenContinue reading “A Fun Way to Learn About Recycling”