Women

27Apr 2016

Last year during Waste Less and Be Green in 2015 I introduced you to a different challenge every week and brought in some great Zero Waste and green business women to share their wisdom with you.  Striving for a Zero Waste/ less wasteful life can get lonely in a world of pre-packaged foods, “fast clothes” […]

12Mar 2016

The United Nations-backed International Women’s Day 2016 was celebrated on March 8th, but there’s more to it than just paying lip service to the history of women making change in the world. It’s a day to consider what women can do going forward, to make a positive impact on society and the planet. This year’s […]

20Feb 2016

It may seem early to be thinking about gardening, with parts of the country still blanketed in snow and dealing with freezing temperatures, but mid- to late-February is actually an ideal time to plan out your green activities for the upcoming season. Especially in more Southerly States where the first Spring flowers are already starting […]

06Feb 2016

With the start of February comes two weeks where everything is awash in red and pink, with heart and cupid motifs adorning everything from your local coffee shop to the workplace. Valentine’s Day is a major holiday event and cultural touchstone that so many people enjoy. Whether you have a special someone in your life […]

28Aug 2015

“Scoopin’ the loop” was the only amusement for adolescents in my rural Iowan hometown on Sunday nights in the summer. The “loop” was the uptown square, and to “scoop” it was to drive in endless circles (squares?) around it. Scoopin’ the loop was tailgating in motion. Teens borrowing their dad’s truck had a five-second window […]