Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President

Today marks Bidhya Devi Bhandari's birthday (June 29, 1961). I chose to write a blog about her because I think it's important that we know about women who have made a difference in the world. In 2015, Bidhya Devi Bhandari became the 1st woman President of Nepal. She has over 30 years of experience in... Continue Reading →



If you live in the city, it's easy to go years without your feet don’t touching earth’s soil anymore. Especially with all of the warnings about lime disease out there. I've always needed time outside, in nature, touching the earth, swimming in lakes, passing time around a campfire. Whenever I pass too much time in... Continue Reading →

World Oceans Day

June 8th is World Oceans Day. When my daughter was little we purchased a turtle. It was the only pet we were allowed to have in the apartment building we were living in at the time. She has been fascinated with turtles ever since. One thing that we have learned is that sea turtles are... Continue Reading →

Cleanliness is a collective responsibility.

Summer weather is finally here. It's time to enjoy the outdoors and the beautiful warm weather. It's also time to remember that cleanliness is a collective responsibility. Everyone must do their part. If you are planning a party in a public park, bring garbage bags with you.  Once the party is done, you pick up... Continue Reading →

World Environment Day

June 5th is World Environment Day. Weather disasters, exposure to heat waves, and the economic costs of climate change are soaring. How many more warnings do we need? These massive pipelines have already caused several oil spills, the exact opposite of what oil companies said would happen. "No amount of oil money could offset the... Continue Reading →

Crayola Markers

This blog post is for parents and artists who enjoy coloring with crayola markers. What do you do with your markers when they're no longer good? Did you know that Crayola recycles used markers, including other brands? You don’t have to throw them in the trash! If you click here, it will take you to... Continue Reading →

Earth Day

When the world is your playground, you have to do your part to take care of it. We should never take more than we give. Climate change is not a lie created by the world's liberals to pick up taxpayers' money. Pointing at other countries and pointing out that they are doing worse for the... Continue Reading →

Are you a dendrophile?

A dendrophile is someone who loves trees, forests. My home is surrounded by trees and I love it. I would be incomplete and miserable if I were not surrounded by trees. For the survival of the planet, we all need to be dendrophile. One of the most helpful things we could all do for the... Continue Reading →

Plastic Pollution

Water is life. We should all remember this! Plastic is choking our oceans. Plastic products are wreaking havoc on marine and coastal habitats all around the world. The garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean is now three times the size of France. We've all seen images of pollution in our oceans and lakes. Millions of tons... Continue Reading →

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