Demand Change by Changing Demand – My ‘List of Seven’

"Every decision you make has a price tag attached to it," I told my teen recently. "There are visible consequences and invisible consequences for each and every one of your decisions...

Devastation, Earthquake

This most recent devastating earthquake that occurred in Nepal, Japan a few years ago, and the two that occurred in Chile and Haiti was a direct result of a shift of...

Reduce Stress Through One Ancient Word

I just finished reading "How to Live -or- The Life of Montaigne" by Sarah Bakewell. Renaissance writers were obsessed with the question of "How should we live life?" Michael Eyquem de...

Tips for Responsible Car Battery Disposal

As we all know, batteries of any kind do not last forever, which means we must replace them at some point in time. This especially applies to motor...

SOD Off!

S.O.D, or Sudden Oak Death, caused by the fungus Phytophthora, filled some headlines recently due to the mass de-forestation it has triggered. In an effort to contain the disease that afflicts...

Why Is Preparing for the Next Global Pandemic So Difficult?

The study of evolution is important even if many religious folks request nicely that they do not wish to discuss it. Still, we do not have to talk...

The Betrayal Of A Sacred Trust – Part One

The human family has been given a sacred trust. And that sacred trust is to take care of Mother Earth. Reciprocally, Mother Earth has been inherently charged...

Are You Too Tense? Make a Worry Jar

If the reason you are tense is because you are worried, here's a tried and true idea that you may need to revisit if you've tried it before, or test it...

Can Carbon Dioxide Be Cheaply Removed From Our Atmosphere?

I recall a hare-brained experiment discussed on the news some years ago that proposed using cryonics to separate moisture and carbon dioxide from the Earth's atmosphere. The experiment...

Is The Paris Accord Working?

The news today that the global warming situation has plateaued is great news but the earth is still over 1% warmer than was anticipated. While it is now stable the next...

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