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Jellyfish Dreaming

Comes the charming evening to the great sandy arc of beach curving away from Adders Rock

 and the Curlews begin to gather in gangs… 678 more words

The Week Links: Summer Edition.

Yes, I’ve been a little remiss with the links lately. Who knew summer holidays, swimming lessons, stationery shopping and work (plus the usual busy-ness) would keep me run off my feet these last several weeks? 471 more words

Yarn Scraps Are For The Birds

Spring is in the air! Save some scraps and bits to offer to your songbirds for spring nest-building. An old suet feeder will do the trick. 279 more words

Voluntary Simplicity

Backyard 7 Summits Project: Kitsap County's Highest Peak

By Cleo Clark-Athans, Grade 4

We did it!

We reached the highest point in our county today. It’s called Gold Mountain and is only 1,687 feet high. 328 more words

Voluntary Simplicity

Fossil Fuels

Humans use fuels to make energy to power machines like cars, computers and ships. People get the fuel to make all this energy, mostly by digging it out of the ground and burning it. 263 more words


The Passive Activist #6

We Americans are living with an unprecedented absence of leadership. In the Deep South, we have lived with this void for most of our history, so we’re a little more used to it than the rest of the nation— but that doesn’t make it OK. 532 more words

Social Justice

"To my Daughter," on Burns Night, 2016

January 25th, when many of us celebrate the Scottish poet Robert Burns, is one of my favorite times of the year; I have indicated as much, in my many… 522 more words

The Environment