Great Scots

I have an affinity for Scotland, since many of my dad's maternal ancestors lived there. When I think of Scotland, I think of wild and windy remote areas and tough, headstrong people who like to have a laugh. I've only ever been to Edinburgh—it's a beautiful city—but I hope to return someday to visit the... Continue Reading →

Trashed, as in Waste

I am an avid recycler. However, after watching the documentary Trashed the other night, a sense of urgency washed over me and I realized that I need to step up my game. I have recycling down, so it's time to focus on zero waste—that is, how can I prevent the creation of waste at the... Continue Reading →

TV and Movie Excitement

  I don't watch much TV. Maybe 2 or 3 hours a week. So I am overly excited about two upcoming programs that I am planning to watch. The first one being Spike Lee's documentary about Michael Jackson's Bad album, which airs Thanksgiving night. I'll be inhaling my turkey dinner in order to make it... Continue Reading →

Forks Over Knives

  After watching Food, Inc. and King Corn (last year? can't remember when), I wanted to become a vegetarian. I did begin eating less meat, but I still eat the occasional chicken sandwich or hamburger. I just watched Forks over Knives. OK, now I really want to become a full-fledged vegetarian. This documentary features the... Continue Reading →

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