Five Eco-Friendly Uses For Fallen Leaves

I’ve been in quite the transition over the past month or so as I moved from Worcester, Mass., to Denver. As you can imagine, there’s a lot to take in (I really just moved across the country to Colorado? Those are mountains I see on the horizon?!) and adjust to (I can walk to the…

Now on Facebook!

Do you spend a lot of time on Facebook? (Maybe unfortunately) So do I. But I’m always finding cool, informative stories, blogs photos and other fun stuff around the Web and in life that I’m eager to share with the world, but this space doesn’t seem quite right. So, guess what? Drumroll please … I…

7 Reasons To Participate In Earth Day Cleanups

Last weekend, I participated for the second year in a row in my city’s Earth Day cleanup. I had honestly been looking forward to it for months. My assignment for this year was cleaning up a baseball field and the surrounding area down the street from where I live. I’m always surprised that I don’t…

Back to the Beginning

So I started this blog almost three years ago — three! And I can’t believe it. I don’t even have 40 posts to show for those near 2,000 days. As with other parts of my life, I’ve struggled to find the focus here. But I think it’s been found. And it’s so simple. As simple…

Junk mail, junk mail, go away

Last week I posted an entry about how to stop junk mail from insurance and credit card companies. Today, I come to you to share an awesome nonprofit organization I found out about that goes even further, also stopping catalogs, magazine offers, sweepstakes entries, ValPaks and more for five years. 41pounds.org was founded by three…

Going Paperless: Not as Green as You May Think

I am one of those people mentioned at the beginning of this article who feels guilty every time I print a piece of paper because I’d rather be able to make marks on it than tough it out reading on screen. This is very thought-provoking and kind of pokes at everything I’ve ever thought and…