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Celebrations

My daughter, my youngest, graduates high school in 23 days. Not that I’m counting (ha!). The swirl of emotions I feel nearly knocks me down on an hourly basis. That probably explains how I came spilling down the spiral staircase last
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Just One Question.

EatMoney.jpgI have just one question today. Which feels liberating, quite frankly, given my usual internal interrogation. Can I really call myself an Earth lover if I’ve never. . . ? Do my children remember the time that I . . . Where did I get the idea that a person my age

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March Eco-Madness

Love Earth Now at Vroman's

My favorite locally-owned bookstore just happens to sit next to my favorite movie theater. It’s a match made in heaven for me—and a time-and-money sinkhole from my husband’s perspective. I can catch the latest blockbuster or an off-the-wall foreign film and enjoy free popcorn refills at the Laemmle

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A Natural Epiphany

Originally published in Earth Almanac, Living Earth Center, 2019 Newsletter. livingearthcentermn.org

On this day in early January, my thoughts turn to resolutions, intentions and wild schemes for loving Earth even more in 2019. Yes, I am still mulling over my goals for the new year. I resolutely hold off on setting my

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‘Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and . . . Waste Less!

Hello, holidays! My favorite time of year. Every excuse in the world to partake and pay it later. That’s how I feel about pecan pie, egg nog and sparkling beverages, that is.

NOT so much when it comes to all the WASTE. When I think of all those shipping boxes full of plastic or Styrofoam packaging, miles of discarded

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