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Sampler Quilt Blocks 13-24

I finished another set of blocks for the Splendid Sampler quilt.  This represents my blocks for 13-18 and 21-24.  

I love all of these blocks, but I especially love block 22 — the block on the far right in the middle row.   163 more words


Vaudreuil-Dorion offers alternative to plastic-bag ban

Vaudreuil-Dorion town council has officially voiced opposition to a Montreal Metropolitan Community proposal to ban single-use plastic bags in retail stores as of Earth Day 2018. 243 more words

Off-Island Gazette

The One About The Timeline and The TED Talk

A couple of climate-related things came to my attention this morning that stuck out more that all the other climate related things that materialize everyday in my email inbox and social media feeds. 451 more words


The Last Person Alive

Poets take everything too seriously. They are condemnable creatures who, like rag-pickers, hunt for metaphors. My generation has had the most obsessive ones who drained metaphors out of everything, hunger included. 564 more words


Changing Our Landscape

From outer space, Earth shines like a beacon. Reflecting sunlight off silvery white clouds, opal blue oceans, and forest-tinged continents, it’s hard to imagine from this image that humanity is making any kind of imprint. 97 more words

Landscape Destruction