For our family, fall in Texas means returning monarchs and seed head harvests with the kids. Its the time of year when life reawakens. It is also a time of planting for monarch’s return.
TerraCycle® & Schools: Free Programs Changing Our World. Let’s talk about TerraCycle®, schools and free programs that are changing our world. I recently got involved with TerraCycle® and our local school, and the free programs …
The Oxblood Lily: A Naturalized Texan. During our recent Trash Bash volunteering, my kids & I encountered this little red flower standing alone, in the dirt.
Adopt-a-Street with your school and raise a more sustainable community! This past weekend my kids and I participated in our city’s “Trash Bash.” Together, organized with volunteers from the local school, we covered roughly a mile stretch of local road to remove trash that might otherwise end up in the ditches and waterways.
When a child is going before the world and speaking so clearly, “Our house is on fire,” a mother listens. It will be interesting to see how her influence spreads as she brings her movement …
As birds are traveling, they stop at farms to eat crop seed spillage and lose days of migration and critical feeding. Ultimately what would be a helpful pit stop causes populations to plummet.
What are the pros and cons of subscribing to your local, volunteer run produce co-op vs. online delivery services like Hungry Harvest and Imperfect Produce? They could mean a lot to the well being of your community.
With the recent devastating wildfires in the states, and now the fires raging in the Amazon, my kids have been watching closely and wondering what is going on!? … Tonight’s extensive PBS NewsHour report was an eye-opener regarding Brazilian politics and rate of deforestation going on in the Amazon, its scientific relation to increasing drought, and those rebound effects which may stress remaining forest into an eventual die-out.
I think her thoughts speak volumes, especially with the anticipated arrival of Greta Thunberg’s in the states today.
Greta Thunberg is able to recognize a future for her and the global community that needs a voice, and in spite of adversity and all the naysayers, and her Asperger’s diagnosis (which already makes public speaking a huge mountain to climb) – she is before the world presenting her heart and soul.