Monthly Archives: June 2009

You Can Wear Just One!

       Being a product of a Catholic girls’ school, wearing a uniform every day was just part of the deal. I  didn’t have to think about what to wear, and it wasn’t until after graduation that I really got influenced in the mode … Continue reading

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Wisdom Thoughts

“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil.”                                    —John Ruskin

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Make Music, Not War

“…something to remind us that we’re all connected.”                                — Mark Johnson, Playing for Change producer           Selling over 26,000 copies in its first week of release in April, the Playing For Change CD/DVD set truly embodies the transformative power … Continue reading

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Making the Re-Connection

       In my home state of Illinois, the General Assembly has declared June as “No Child Left Inside Month.” With two weeks left in the month, there’s still time to take advantage of many nature-based activites sponsored by by the … Continue reading

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Wisdom Thoughts

“In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.”        –Mortimer Adler                                                                     

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Read, Then Seed

      Books are good. Trees are also good.                                                                     But you can do something better for both–by having a tree planted for every book you read.       That’s the concept behing EcoLibris: to make a big impact at an affordable … Continue reading

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Wisdom Thoughts

A passage of Native American wisdom to ponder : “Only when the last tree is cut;  Only when the last river is polluted;  Only when the last fish is caught;  Only then will they realize you cannot eat money.”                                      –Indian … Continue reading

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