It wasn’t the Exxon Valdez captain’s driving that caused the Alaskan oil spill. It was yours. ~Greenpeace advertisement, New York Times, 25 February 1990
A few weeks ago Sheila and I were lucky enough to hear a lecture given by Derrick Jensen at the Ira Allen Chapel on the University of Vermont campus. Mr. Jensen reputably places limits on his travel to speaking engagements, so [Read More…]
Healthy food plays a very important role in our lives. When shopping we subscribe to a local and organic diet, with conventional or global items filling in as needed (but in truth, we rarely need the latter).
Sometimes, not always, the organic costs more but we think the expense accurately reflects the real cost of food and is justified. Pesticide and chemical free, better for our health [Read More…]
“It is curious that with the advent of the automobile and the airplane, the bicycle is still with us. Perhaps people like the world they can see from a bike, or the air they breathe when they’re out on a bike. Or they like the bicycle’s simplicity and the precision with which it is made. Or because they like the feeling of being able to hurtle through [Read More…]