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sand and earth

sand and earth
water close to shore
early spring

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I mentioned National Poetry Month is in April.  Earth Day, founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin, is on April 22.


Hope or despair

When originally considering names for my blog, I had briefly considered ‘green man in a red circle’, a take on my tree hugger self being flanked by some conservative republican neighbors. 659 more words


The first Earth Day had its asterisks

Every April 22 reminds me of that very first Earth Day celebrated in 1970. It started as a nationwide Environmental Teach-In, championed by Wisconsin’s own US senator, Gaylord Nelson. 338 more words

When We Were Young

2014-04-21 Earth Day 2014

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Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.

Earth Day was founded by United States Senator… 66 more words


An Earth Day Wake-up Call

It has been depressing lately, reading about the penny-wise pound-foolish despoiling of our earth for short term profits and jobs that will disappear in a few years. 434 more words

Issues And Activism

Earth Day, Environmental Awareness, April 22

Earth Day, Environmental Awareness, April 22.

Earth Day, is the day set now on the calendar to recognize air, water and land. pollution and other contaminants that plague our planet. 10 more words

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~ Earth Day

“Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty.The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual respect for all other human beings and all other living creatures.”

~ Gaylord Nelson

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