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The Earth Day Butterflies in the Garden Infinity Scarf

My yarn-busting is coming along in between and around my school work, my grandchildren, my career development, negotiating the dynamics of living in close proximity of in-laws, fighting off old habits, recognizing and living with the reality that my family’s anxiety with each other has originated from one long continuous bout of avoidance-coping, actualizing my gregarious artist temperament with my own stifling mediocrity,  and walking through the college prep process with my teenage daughter. 389 more words

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February 26

1971: UN Secretary-General U Thant signs a proclamation. John McConnell was born in 1915 in Davis City, Iowa. His father was a traveling Pentecostal evangelist and John grew up with a strong commitment to making the world a better place. 448 more words

History

Planetwalk

I first learned about the story of Dr. John Francis in 2010 when I discovered his Ted Talk about having walked around Planet Earth without speaking a word for 17 years. 168 more words

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Austin Businesses - Sign Up Today for Give 5 Day 2017!

Spring is springing here in Austin, and we are just 2 months away from Give 5 to Mother Earth Day on Friday, April 21st!

Environmental protection is facing a lot of uncertainty in these times, and we are calling on all local business owners in Austin to join us in supporting 9 community nonprofits working to keep our city clean, green, and healthy. 70 more words

Book review: This Is the Earth, by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander, paintings by Wendell Minor

Shore, Diane Z., and Alexander, Jessica. This is the Earth. Paintings by Wendell Minor. Harper, 2016. Unp. $17.99. ISBN: 9780060555269. Gr. 1+. P8 Q8… 106 more words

Book Reviews

WHY IS FLORIDA LOSING SO MANY FISH?

That’s a pretty difficult question to answer and as yet I highly doubt I’m going to be able to answer it anytime soon, especially when you’ve so much evidence of Back in 2015 and 2016 Florida won numerous beach awards naming: … 2,533 more words

You Must Be The Change You Want To See In The World

2011-2017. HOW CLEAN ARE AMERICAN WATERS? | AQUATIC DEATH REPORT.

Image: One of numerous Sperm Whales that beached in England. 

HOW CLEAN ARE THE UNITED STATES BEACHES, RIVERS AND LAKES?

The United States of America allegedly has a reputation for some of the worlds finest beaches, rivers and lakes. 11,303 more words

You Must Be The Change You Want To See In The World