environment

Poison on the Lawn

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in environment, spring, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Poison on the Lawn

Pesticides are poisons. They kill living things, that’s their purpose. They’ll kill dandelions and crabgrass, for sure. The question is, what else do they harm?

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Outrage Fatigue

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog, winter | 0 comments

Outrage Fatigue

Seems like things have been bleak for an eternity, but it’s only been a year. How long did it take women to get the vote? How long did slavery last? This is going to be a long haul.

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On Calling Congress

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

On Calling Congress

Calling my elected officials, ugh. I have to take the time, make the time, be stern with myself. Honestly, it’s worse than dieting.

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Happy World Environment Day

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in environment, holiday, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Happy World Environment Day

I didn’t know there was a World Environment Day, but, hey, we certainly need one these days! Enjoy...

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Marching on Washington

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Marching on Washington

So I’m getting ready to travel down to Washington, DC for the Women’s March, and my mother is shaking her head. “Why are you going to all this trouble?” she inquired. “What good will it do? Trump’s not going to run in terror when he sees you girls coming, you know.” I rolled my eyes, but you know, she kind of had a point. “Why am I doing this?” I asked myself frequently during the seven-hour drive on crowded highways. “What’s the point?” I sighed as I checked into the overpriced motel. “Is it worth it?” I asked as I jammed myself onto a subway car packed like a sardine tin, the...

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Solstice: Tracking the Sun

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in environment, Unmowed Blog, winter | 1 comment

Solstice: Tracking the Sun

Photographer Bill Bailey explains: “It is a pinhole photo I made by putting a piece of photographic enlarging paper in a soft drink can with a pinhole.”

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