Thanks to climate activists

Day 154 of #LiveWell2017 Living well in a place includes living sustainably, with as small an ecological footprint as possible. It also means advocating for actions that minimize our long-tern impact and protect the place for future generations. In light of yesterday's announcement that the US will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, I am … Continue reading Thanks to climate activists

Signs of an Early Spring in the Northwest

  Blame climate change. Blame us (recent transplants from the Sunshine State). Blame luck. Whatever the cause, this has been a warm, sunny winter in Portland, Oregon. As newbies here, we feared the long endless weeks of cloudy, cold, rainy days we'd heard so much about. But since we arrived 11 weeks ago, I can … Continue reading Signs of an Early Spring in the Northwest

Going to Extremes

by  Kimli I’m sitting here in my office soaking up the morning sun as the thermometer registers 29º F outside – a seven degree improvement over the 5:30 AM reading. It’s December 15th in southwest Florida. This is the second week in a row we’ve had to cover up our beautiful garden to protect it … Continue reading Going to Extremes