Tag Archives: enviroment

making paper: hemp vs. trees

I am willing to bet I use far more paper than the average citizen…it’s part of the perils of being a life-long writer. Recognizing that fact, I want to go on record that I would be overjoyed to use only paper made from hemp.

Doesn’t it behoove all of us to do whatever possible to help conserve our precious natural resources? Use more hemp and let the trees do what they do best…like keeping us alive.

a horrifying reality

If there isn’t a special place in Hell for those who willfully destroy the natural beauty of our beautiful planet, there should be. The unmitigated greed that blinds those raping our world’s natural resources is evil incarnate. Scott Pruitt, doing his best to dismantle the EPA is but one example.

 

 

global garbage cans

I just read where a sperm whale died on a beach near Barcelona, Spain. An autopsy was performed to determine the cause of death. The scientists concluded its death resulted from over 60 pounds of plastic waste in its stomach.

We are destroying our planet. It is as if we think we have a spare.

Spoiler alert: we don’t.

said better than I could…

I have never had the pleasure of meeting Jim Sathe. But, after reading his letter-to-the-editor, I would love to shake his hand and compliment him on presenting his thoughts so succinctly. I am sure we could be great friends.

advancing to the rear

Not all leaders move us forward. Some use their position of power to destroy progress and global advances for their own personal gain. Some do it for spite. Others do it out of sheer ignorance. Some just do not understand the real world.

Some, like Secretary of State, Tillerson said, are just f*** ing morons. Others are just plain dotards. The guy currently in the Offal Office, the #BLOTUS, is moving our nation backward as fast he can, Sad, very sad, that our congressional leaders are not opposing his destruction of our great country.

 

fiddling while the world burns!

“If your house is on fire, you don’t comfort yourself with the thought that houses have been catching fire for thousands of years. You don’t sit idly back and think, ‘Oh well, that is the way of nature.’ You get going, immediately. And you don’t spring into action because of an idealistic notion that houses deserve to be saved. You do it because if you don’t, you won’t have a place to live.” 
   ~Bill NyeUnstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, 2015

We have a president that ignores and dismisses anything that is not profitable to himself in some way or another. His entire focus is power and wealth. But like most men wrapped up in themselves, he is a disgustingly small package.

At a time in history when climate change demands strong, determined action from global leaders, the #BLOTUS, thumbs his nose at science and turns his back on responsibility. He has bet the devil his fiddle of gold won’t melt in the fire. Then the little man paused, smirked, and said, ” to hell with the rest of them.”