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Earth Day: A Revisit

Today is Earth Day in America.  The first, 48 years ago, was a big deal.  It was 1970.  We were in the mood to celebrate the earth and to warn against the destruction of our natural places.  1,322 more words

Earth Day Revisited - Protect our home

Since things aren’t exactly moving to where I’d like them to be, never hurts to revisit this post from a while back.

Celebrate Earth Day and step up to the challenge. 809 more words

Happy Earth Day 2018!!!

Today is Earth Day … the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, to be exact.  I am always surprised by people who say, “Yeah, so???” Or those who say… 1,175 more words

Social Commentary

Let's Not Forget Earth Day

What was the environment like in the 1960’s?  Growing up in the protected world of Watertown, WI, it was of little concern to me. Neighborhood kids followed trucks spewing out DDT to control the mosquito population, inhaling the sweet smelling fumes. 689 more words

General Gardening Topics

Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #858- Feb 17, 2018

Trails are relatively inexpensive. A splendid national network of all kinds of trails can be established at less cost than a few hundred miles of super highway. 66 more words

Trail Quote

Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #816- Jan 6, 2018

Hiking trails provide the entire American family with perhaps the most economical, most varied form of outdoor recreation. So this new law (The National Trails System Act of 1968) gives us a much needed opportunity to preserve and more widely enjoy many significant parts of our country’s natural heritage…. 109 more words

Trail Quote

Today in Texas History - October 5

From the Annals of the Undeclared Wars – In 1964, Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson first began to come under pressure for his plan to escalate the undeclared war in Vietnam.  155 more words