Category Archives: Environmental

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Raising a Terminator

As I gazed on Jack, my four year old, at our neighborhood park I could see his intense little blue eyes darting back and forth scanning the landscape. He seemed to be in a bit of a trance.  “Jack” I said. “Jack sweety, what are you thinking about?”  “I am not thinking, I am zooming […]

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Where Cell Phones Go to Kill

Pieter Hugo Permanent Errot

Have you ever donated your old cell phone or computer to one of those places promising to recycle them? Did you feel good walking away thinking hey, I just saved a square inch in some landfill somewhere? Did you think it went to some underprivileged school in a foreign country where it was used to […]

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I Think I Just Felt a TweetQuake

East Coast Earthquake

Today when a 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake hit the east coast, social media posts and tweets of all shapes and sizes radiated out from the epicenter as quickly as poorly hung paintings crashed to the floor up and down the east coast.  As soon as it became clear that there wasn’t mass devastation or loss of […]

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Get a Screaming Deal on an HP TouchPad for $99…Maybe

So for those of you not in the mobile or tech industry, the huge tech news last week was that HP decided it was going to leave the PC business and that included dropping webOS and any products that run it. They are officially bowing out of the mobile game. This means one less competitor […]

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GMO Film Project- Do You Know What is in Your Seeds?

Genetically Modified Organism

Do you know what is in your seeds?  Hell, half the time I don’t even know what ingredients have been added into my food. Yet, I have found myself becoming more and more conscious of what not only I eat, but the food choices I am giving my children. It was easy in Jack’s first […]

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Anyone got $40 million? You can Buy my Family History.

I have been feeling really nostalgic for my Northern Michigan childhood lately. I don’t know if it is because I have been connecting with old friends, have kids now or I have been listening to Bon Iver beautifully sing Michicant lately, but something is gnawing at  my roots.  Sometimes living in Portland, Oregon and all […]

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Front Row Seat For Rapture

I am here this weekend. I won’t be blogging. I am sure you understand. Happy Rapture.

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