Environment

Global Warming: A Mammoth Problem

Global Warming: A Mammoth Problem

Last Spring I had the pleasure of meeting the director of Mammoth, Grant Slater, in a Gondola at the Mountain Film Festival in Telluride, CO. The festival was inspiring. It showcased important nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, political and social justice issues. Several talented filmmakers […]

Mother Earth and Animals #Winning in 2018

Mother Earth and Animals #Winning in 2018

I spend a lot of time writing about stuff that needs to change. So much so, in fact, that it’s easy to overlook the good happening all around me every day. For this post, I decided to take a different appraoch. Here are 17 environmental […]

Tiny Home, Big Impact

Tiny Home, Big Impact

Last week I visited Tiny House Holiday Village at Northfield Stapleton. In Colorado, there’s nothing like a cup of hot chocolate, a tiny home and the thought of really going off the grid to get you in the holiday spirit. Ten builders attended to showcase their […]

Quick Picks: December’s Top 10 ‘Friendly’ Finds

Quick Picks: December’s Top 10 ‘Friendly’ Finds

I’m always on the lookout for great products that are cruelty-free, made of natural materials, or best of all – both! Here are my top 10 ‘friendly’ finds for December. Stahlbush Island Farms Berries You can find these berries in the freezer section of most Whole […]

How to Have a Low-waste and Animal-friendly Holiday Season

How to Have a Low-waste and Animal-friendly Holiday Season

The holidays are here! It’s a time for gratitude, sharing, and reconnecting with friends and family. It’s also a time for shopping and entertaining, which – unfortunately – can mean a lot of unnecessary waste and an increase in animal product consumption. Here’s what I’m […]

Zero Waste October: Week 4

Zero Waste October: Week 4

The final week of Zero Waste October kept me on my toes. I learned a lot, and some of the things I did for the first time this week will stay with me for a lifetime. Here’s my recap. I swapped paper napkins for cloth. […]