Monthly Archives: December 2008

Deep Christmas thought | Grist

http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/12/25/10440/799?source=rss From the page: (thank you to Yobaba for this stumble) “Things are totems, stand-ins for psychological/spiritual needs. Inveighing against consumerism and calling for voluntary simplicity is entirely futile if it consists only in demanding that affluent Westerners give up … Continue reading

Posted in Politics -social,legislative,elective,etc | Leave a comment

Plastic in the Sea PAUL GOETTLICH / Living Nutrition v.17 5oct2005

http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Ocean/Sea-Plastic-LN-PG5oct05.htm You can stop ‘destruction by plastic bags’! Do not use plastic bags! Give them to a knitter who can make a tough reusable produce bag for you! Recycling biz’s cannot process them as they are too slippery for the … Continue reading

Posted in Politics -social,legislative,elective,etc | Leave a comment

Pie and Coffee & How to knit a plastic bag

http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2005/11/17/how-to-knit-a-plastic-bag/ Stop using plastic bags from the checkout at the stores; reduce your use of plastic where you can : keep the plastic out of our oceans where it mimics food and kills every animal that eats it — birds, … Continue reading

Posted in Politics -social,legislative,elective,etc | Leave a comment

Jamie Lee Curtis: It Is a Wonderful Life

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-lee-curtis/it-iisi-a-wonderful-life_b_151856.html We can engage in self-rescue: we can Do Something. Even a small action can have a HUGE impact (like the ordinary saint who gave my intact purse to lost&found at the groc store on December 24th). Be good to … Continue reading

Posted in Politics -social,legislative,elective,etc | Leave a comment