Category Archives: Eco Confession

Happy Earth Day or WTH is a “Honey Tree?”

How best to celebrate Earth Day 2018, which is also in the middle of National Poetry Day? With an earth poem, of course. Here’s a cute eco poem set to music, a.k.a. a song, with some nice watercolor illustrations. I … Continue reading

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Growing Kale

Lately I’ve been experimenting with Kale, one of the most nutrient dense foods available, and decided to try my hand at growing our own. It appears to be really easy to grow, survives the mild winters here in Florida and just … Continue reading

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My Porch Garden

Ever since I’ve moved to Florida my outdoor gardens have failed.  The squirrels get my tomatoes, the fungus gets my squash and the sandy, saline soil gets everything else.  I recently threw in the towel and retreated… indoors. I had … Continue reading

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Tips For Urban Bikers

Quite a few people I know are getting inspired to park their cars and bike.  I am thrilled. More bikes means less cars.  Less cars means less dependency on oil. Less dependency means prices go down. Of course when oil prices go down that means … Continue reading

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Inspired By Bikes

After my Bikes FTW! post inspired by my friend Amy P.’s photo I went on a hunt to check out what kind of trailers were available and what they could haul. I joked that I wondered if I could haul … Continue reading

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A Real Haul

We went grocery shopping today and I thought I’d give you a peek at how much can be hauled home with a bike.  Today we bought around $75 worth of groceries. Some was in my bike basket, our two backpacks … Continue reading

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Bikes FTW!

My good friend Amy P. just sent me this photo on Facebook.  I love all these ideas!  We’ve gone without a car now going on two years and now I don’t miss it at all.  We don’t worry about high … Continue reading

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Going Green Project

Ms. Murray’s class in Preston High School (Kingwood,WV) has paired up with DonorsChoose.org, a site that operates much like Kickstarter but for classrooms in need. They are trying to raise much needed funds for “science equipment such as Bunsen burners, slides, … Continue reading

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Warning: Diet Soda Makes you Fat

I’ve said it for years… artificial sweeteners are detrimental to your health.  It’s also linked to kidney failure, obesity and causing diabetes instead of preventing it as many people think. The last one is what makes me mad.  Every day I watch … Continue reading

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Watch For Bikes!

Today I experienced another first… being hit by a car and nearly killed.  Before I go farther, I am absolutely fine and came of it with nothing worse than a few tiny scratches and some smashed bread.  The worse part of … Continue reading

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