Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Five Minute Shower

Over the summer, I read the classic science fiction novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The planet in Herbert’s novel is Arrakis, a desert planet where water is the most precious resource. The characters in the story wear special clothing, called … Continue reading

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Greener Alternatives: Sandwich Bags

Plastic sandwich bags: we pack ’em, use ’em, toss ’em, and forget ’em. Admittedly, they are convenient, but we need to change our mindset from disposable to reusable. The Alternative: Over the summer, a close friend of mine started her … Continue reading

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Greener Alternatives: Shampoo & Conditioner

My first blog series Greener Alternatives¬†will spotlight changes we can all make to become more informed consumers, and reduce our exposure to chemicals, our carbon footprints, and our overall contribution to landfill. Fortunately, simply made alternatives are not hard to … Continue reading

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