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Icon Company: Mission Hills China

Although it pains me to think of the thousands of people who probably lost their homes as their villages were bulldozed over to create this monstrosity of a place, at … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: California Endangered Species, Plastic Bags

To me, this article is a bit comical. Let’s just notate the responses against banning plastic bags (from the article below): “I hate this,” said Ms. Moya, a telemarketer and … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Bruce Marks

Have you heard of Bruce Marks? He is the CEO of Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, a non-profit lending organization focused on lending to homeowners who banks now won’t even … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment


Is anyone worried? Are my hundreds of thousands of readers concerned about why I haven’t posted in weeks? Is my inbox flooded with emails to check in on me? Thank … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Check this out: Scientist versus Biotechnology Company

You hear snippets about this happening in the research industry, but this is the first detailed article I’ve seen stating real evidence that a huge agribusiness company, Syngenta, is trying … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

We’re planning a trip to Jamaica this Spring! Have you been? Any tips?? And PLEASE save your breath if you’re going to tell me about an all-inclusive resort. Not my … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: “Proud To Be” Commercial

Ohhhhh yeah. Someone’s getting SERIOUS! Check out this video below. It’s aimed at the Washington Redskins (you probably have heard about the struggles against the team name, but if not, … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Check this out: Towards the circular economy

This is an AMAZING resource that the World Economic Forum created! Have you heard this buzz word, “circular economy”? From Wikipedia: “The circular economy is a generic term for an industrial economy … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Goat’s Milk Paint

This is awesome! Have you heard of paint made from goat’s milk? It’s new to me… but what a wonderfully sustainable idea! Milking a Goat for All the Paint It’s … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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