Monthly Archives: February 2011

More Than A Plate of Food

  More than 1 in 7 Americans are seriously affected by poverty, with children and African-Americans being the hardest hit, especially when it comes to the issue of food justice. This insightful posting found in YES! magazine shighlights an important … Continue reading

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7 Danger-Free Energy Boosts So You Can Float Through Your Day – Planet Green

Very informative post from Planet Green–we need reminders of how to stay energized without relying on synthetic and processed methods. Names like kombucha and yerba maté may not be as familiar to many as Red Bull, but they’ve proven to have a positive … Continue reading

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Out of Many Are One

  This first week in February, from the 1st through the 7th, marks World Interfaith Harmony Week. Behind this debuting event is the United Nations, in an effort to spread mutual respect and goodwill amongst the multi-faceted network of spiritual … Continue reading

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Badge of Honor

Having survived the Snowmagedden of the Midwest last week, I feel that the genius of  Chicago  T-shirt designer Jeremy Scheuch expresses my feelings exactly:  

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Kicking the [Paper Towel] Habit, Part 1

When I started using less paper products in 2009, little did I realize the impact it would have on my lifestyle. One of my grocery shopping staples was paper towels. Like clockwork, I probably went through 50-55 rolls a year, … Continue reading

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Reasons to Celebrate

As the Snowmagedden 2011 of Chicago has finally subsided, let me share a couple of reasons to get out your mental “party hats”  and put some fun into this winter season: 1) Today marks the  beginning of  the Chinese New Year, … Continue reading

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