Where Have All the Pollinators Gone?

I miss seeing monarch butterflies  Monarch butterflies used to frequent my yard. Their presence let me know that all was right in my world. They pollinated my lettuce, carrots, beans and mints, so I could have a great harvest. Now I see that monarchs…

When Did A Roll of Toilet Paper Gain Such Prominence?

A Friends of the Earth newsletter arrived at my home the other day. The bold headline, “Flushing Our Future” stared me in the face. It stated that Canada’s boreal forest was being destroyed . . . for toilet paper. Proctor and Gamble and Costco…

Straw Bale Homes: Can They Provide Affordable & Safe Housing?

     finished plaster coated straw bale home    Extreme weather is happening more than ever lately. (Picture yourself in this scenario that many are experiencing in America today. You’re relaxing in your home watching TV after dinner. All of a sudden a breathless…

Eco-friendly lifestyle

 An eco-friendly lifestyle restores the health of our planet Today, more than ever, we must protect later generations from environmental pollution. The damage done by extreme weather has initiated a new urgency, and with it, opportunity. Together we can restore and regenerate a robust…