A Mother’s Day Gift

BY ON May 7, 2012
I was recently thinking about Mother’s Day gifts from my sons over the years. Those wonderfully awkward clay sculptures they brought home from grade school; the colored drawings and the poems they write. And when they got a bit older, and had some pocket money,...

TOPICS: Activism, Motherhood, Politics

Why Does Banning Plastic Help Us Breathe?

BY ON April 30, 2012
Over the past year or so, my husband and I have had many lively discussions about plastic items entering the house. Plastic utensils, plastic storage containers, and especially huge plastic bottles containing large amounts of food and drink from his beloved Costco. A few weeks...

TOPICS: Activism, Pollution