Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category


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Olympics 2016 – The Yin & The Yang

To begin with, I had to make sure I had the definitions of yin and yang correct. I am glad I looked them up because they fit in perfectly for the purpose of this blog. I have to admit I was taken aback by what characteristics were attributed to feminine and the masculine but I […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Health, Travel
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Being, Listening, Breathing, Healing

  The very good news is that as I sit and write this, I am surrounded by conditions that are close to idyllic. It’s a cool and breezy 72 degrees and I am in the White Mountains in a little village called Greer, Arizona. Not only can I hear any number of birds singing, but […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Health, Home, Kids, Travel
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Being, Listening, Breathing, Healing

The very good news is that as I sit and write this, I am surrounded by conditions that are close to idyllic. It’s a cool and breezy 72 degrees and I am in the White Mountains in a little village called Greer, Arizona. Not only can I hear any number of birds singing, but the sound of the Little Colorado River about 50 feet from my door could put me to sleep – easily!

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Filed Under: Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Travel
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The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter, Travel
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All in the Family

For close to five years now, I have been writing a newsletter every other week. Mostly it arrives in your in-box on a Wednesday by mid-afternoon and there has been an occasional “I’ve got to push it to Thursday” edition. So here I sit on a Sunday afternoon (at least four days late!) making sure I honor my…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Travel
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Send in the Whales

A Very Short Missive from Mrs. Green

The actual definition of vacation is: an extended period of recreation, especially one spent AWAY from home or in traveling. Some synonyms: break, time off, recess. I’d like to take the liberty of adding “critical to…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Home, News, Newsletter, Travel

Tears in the Jungle

William & Daniel Clarke – The vision of these two young men is to save the orangutans of Borneo and Sumatra. Their mission is to create greater awareness of…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Radio Show, Travel

Project Animal Farm

Sonia Faruqi – Hold on to your green, animal loving hats for this one. Sonia’s book is about an accidental journey into the secret world of farming and the truth about our…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Travel
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BALLE Anyone?

Or WHAT THE HECK IS BALLE & WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? 

Two or three years ago I am not quite sure I knew what BALLE stood for and even now I have to look it up. It stands for Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. This year I found myself attending a three day

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Gardening, Home, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community
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Keep Our Blue Skies Blue!

  Tucson has beautiful blue skies. We all want to keep them blue, right? Cars and other motor vehicles are the No. 1 source of air pollution, so if we all drive a little less, we can really keep our air clean. This summer, Sun Rideshare (a program of Pima Association of Governments) is conducting […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency/Automobiles, Green Living, Health, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community