Archive for the ‘Home’ Category


What Lies Within?

Gary Gibson and Tim Sibley, Russett Southwest – When I found out that upper respiratory disease was listed as the third highest cause of death in Pima County (in a report issued by the Pima County Health Department)…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

Ending Poverty: The Apparent Way

Marilyn Monaghan, Director, The Apparent Project – The only way to end poverty is to get people out of it. The Apparent Project in Haiti has one powerful mission: prevent child relinquishment…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Home, Kids, Radio Show

This Old Dog: The Ultimate Recycling

Laura Coffey (author of My Old Dog) and Karen Hollish, Director of Development and Marketing, Pima Animal Care Center – Laura Coffey is as passionate about adopting old dogs,…

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Filed Under: Home, Kids, Radio Show

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND ITS FUTURE

Half of all non-renewable resources used on earth are used in construction, making it one of the most detrimental industries to our environment on the planet. But we need construction, right? As a…

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology

IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT: EARTH DAY 2017

  I feel compelled to start this blog with a head’s up. It was a really tough one for me to write and there were many re-writes throughout the day. Without question it’s because I decided to take on a personal, complicated and maybe even private subject: Spirituality or Spirit or the nonphysical part of our beings […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Health, Home

Meet the Feral Agrarian

Ariel Greenwood – Ariel Greenwood calls herself a “feral agrarian”- one who works at the intersection of agriculture and the wild. Currently she is the resident grazier at a research preserve…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show

Mindfulness: A Blessing or a Burden?

I remember a time, that now seems very long ago, when I would wake up in the morning and start my day with the regular routine. You know the drill – go take care of Nature’s business, take a shower, brush my teeth, apply skin care and make-up (pretty minimal for me), dry my hair […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, Health, Home, News, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Utilities & Energy Savings

178, 98 and 20 – Numbers You Should Know

When it comes to the Environmental Working Group’s annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, I am a victim of mixed emotions every year. Yes, of course I want to know which fruits and vegetables are laden with pesticides and which are not. But I never seem…

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

The Future of Your Home: Part Two

Mike Baruch, TEP’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program Manager – What is the future of your home as it relates to energy? Do you have a Nest? If not, why might you want one?

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Events, Home, Radio Show, TEP Podcast, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings