Category Archives: Social Justice

There’s Power In A Single Tree

Print PDFUrban neighborhoods benefit even from tiny trees Planting Trees For People & The Planet During the recent heat dome event, walking through my increasingly urban neighborhood made the value of neighborhood trees clear. Even as temperatures soared, places where … Continue reading

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Books That Build Us

Print PDFBooks I Love Books That Become Friends Yesterday a dear friend sent me an article by Salman Rushdie called Ask Yourself Which Books You Truly Love. The author talks about the power of story and the kind of stories … Continue reading

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Why Anemones Will Always Win My Heart

Print PDFThis simple form attracts me because I’m biased. In a good way. Thoughts On Bias The other day, someone asked me about a coppery red, spotty evergreen shrub, was there something wrong with it? I made a face and … Continue reading

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Stay Strong, Eat Real Honey

Print PDFAvoid adulterated honey; buy local! Calming And Decluttering Like so many people, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and battered by the news lately. If breaking news is breaking your spirit, take a break and focus on something positive. While reading … Continue reading

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