Roll Those Pennies, Hang Those Clothes

I felt like we were in the depression era as we sat at the kitchen table finally rolling the pennies that we’d accumulated over the years. Wow! $89! (including some nickels and dimes.) It was a glimpse into the retro-future, as we planned how to grow food upstairs on the roof, and rolled pennies after…

Flowers Losing their Scent?

Spring has come here in Vancouver, finally, and the air is magically laden with the scent of the blossoms and the opening leaves. Tulips stand tall. But like everyone, I’ve noticed that we don’t have the same power to the scent of flowers that we once did. It was brought home to me when a…

Earth Hour comes Early

Yesterday afternoon the power went out in our building, along with others across the street. At first it seemed like a Hydro issue, but it’s now narrowed down to – yes, you got it – just our building. I thought this was just an example of cosmic timesaving, because Earth Hour will be on March…

Check out The Story of Stuff

If by chance you weren’t one of the 1.5 million who have already seen this terrific video, here’s a teaser: You can see the whole video at their main site here. And here’s succinct advice from their site: Another Way Many people who have seen The Story of Stuff have asked what they can do…