Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Summer Staycation: 7 Reasons to Consider One!

I love the word “staycation.” Don’t ask me why but I do. And I believe in staycations – all year long. And even though this blog is about Tucson, the reasons for taking a staycation wherever you live still apply. There are hidden treasures in just about any city – large or small. Go exploring, […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Buy Green, Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, News, Sustainability, Travel, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

ESTOY TRISTE (I’m Sad)

The Back Story: I spent most of last weekend at the annual international board meeting for an organization called CEDO. In Spanish, CEDO stands for Centro Intercultural de Estudios de Desiertos y Oceanos. English version: Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. CEDO’s mission: foster vibrant…

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Breast Health: What Are Your Risk Factors?

Mrs. Green’s World is a platform that not only educates people about the health of the planet but about their own health as well. We are proud to partner with Tucson Medical Center which has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital for more than 70 years. Because TMC is committed to…

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SEWAGE BREWAGE (or Poo Beer)

I don’t know where to begin telling this story. Let’s start with my observation about microbreweries. It seems that in every city I have visited lately, microbreweries are taking the world by storm with specialty brews in abundance. But imagine my surprise when I…

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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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MIND, BODY, SPIRIT: EARTH DAY 2017

As human beings, I do believe that we are made up of body, mind and spirit. Feeding our bodies and minds are no-brainers. We all know what we need to do to take care of and nourish our bodies and minds. But it’s that third one that makes

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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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Where’s the Beef? And the Pork? And the Healthy Pet Food?

The good news for the planet is that more and more people are becoming vegans and vegetarians or at the very least, cutting down on the amount of meat they eat. It’s good news for the planet because the methane produced from cows alone contributes to the acceleration of climate change so the less meat […]

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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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How Inconvenient Is The Truth? Installment #2

For new MGW newsletter subscribers, this is Installment Number Two highlighting some of the education I received while in training as one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leaders in Denver, CO several weeks ago. I hope you find it informative and helpful…

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