Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Let it suffice to say that when I was growing up, my family wasn’t taking trips to Disneyland or flying to Europe for our summer vacation. My Dad was the bread winner, as they said back in the day, and even though we weren’t jetting around, my Mom somehow managed the budget for the six of us so well that we always got to go on some kind of vacation. And did…» Read more
Filed Under: Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Travel
Keep Stormwater Clean by Scooping the Poop!
Loved getting this announcement from my friend Beth Gorman from the Department of Environmental Quality about stormwater. Why? Because I was walking this morning and on a nature path was a HUGE load of dog poop plopped right down in the middle of the sidewalk. Yuck! It doesn’t matter where you live. Picking up pet […]» Read more
Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Green Living, Health, News, Sustainability, Tips to Live Green, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community
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, […]» Read more
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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…» Read more
Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Health, News, Newsletter
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…» Read more
Filed Under: Article Topics, Article Types, Blog, Green Living, Health, News
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…» Read more
Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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.» Read more
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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» Read more
Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, News, Newsletter