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Nudists could soon be allowed to get naked in Paris

Nudists in Paris will be cheered by a new plan to finally allow them to hang out in a designated open air area, without fear of being arrested. 386 more words


My Indigo Girls

Using the segue from the colour theory discovery that it is hard to identify blue in nature, we spent this class talking about indigo. Indigo is about the only colour that I do ‘do’. 474 more words

What Topless Sun-Bathing In Croatia Taught Me About Self-Love

We’ve just recently rounded off our time in Croatia, and although it’s been more hustle and bustle than expected, I definitely understand the draw to the rocky seaside that always promises blue azure waters. 874 more words


John Muir and Yosemite

Next weekend, I’ll be joining a group of friends in an attempt to summit the famous Half Dome in Yosemite via the Cables Route. In anticipation of this upcoming adventure, I thought I’d write a little bit about one of my favorite explorers and naturalists, John Muir, and his legacy with Yosemite. 1,283 more words

An Exhausting But Interesting Weekend at EcoCamp Berryessa

Tuleyome staff (of which I’m a part) and members enjoyed a great event at Ecocamp Berryessa over the weekend. Almost 70 people showed up, and participated in a picnic BBQ, a prize drawing, an impromptu hike along the North End Trail, fun on the water, and lots of comradery. 128 more words

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These flowers were found in a meadow along Mountain Rd. in Walpack, NJ in early July.  They are hop clover, herbaceous plants native to Europe and Western Asia but, now, naturalized in much of the United States.   49 more words

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Our Story of Stuff

About 4 years ago I started to focus on a reuse life, inspired by my participation in ‘Buy Nothing New Month’. I haven’t yet mastered it, but LM is certainly used to buying from opshops instead of shopping centres and I estimate that we buy at least 90% of our material goods secondhand. 452 more words