Category Archives: environment

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink

I grew up in Toledo, Ohio, a once bustling metropolis. With industry having left and the information age in full swing, it is now a shadow of its former self, as in other cities of the midwest. Toledo is situated on … Continue reading

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Nature’s reciprocal gaze

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Food Fights for Freedom

We found a delicious looking bean dish in the New York Times and decided to try it out today. It called for white beans and when JB brought up the glass container the beans are in, he said, “Hey, remember … Continue reading

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It’s January 29th and I am listening to an incredible rainstorm outside, complete with thunder and lightning. I am in Chicago, Illinois, not in some southern clime. This morning on my way to the garage I was met with balmy … Continue reading

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Getting my groove back

We have been in school about a month. Usually at this time I am in my groove; there should be a flow to everything we are doing (with the few inevitable bumps). But this year I’m having trouble getting my … Continue reading

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Message obvious. Accountability not.

Yesterday I had several errands to run after school. At the first stop, an arts supply store, I smelled a burnt plasticky smell. At first I thought there was something wrong with the car. At the next stop, several miles … Continue reading

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