One of My Greatest Achievements

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Back in the 1970s, I was just a kid when I first started hearing about acid rain, holes in the ozone layer, air pollution, light pollution, noise pollution, water pollution and runaway litter. I was well into my twenties – back in the 1980s – when folks started really seriously talking about the importance of recycling. And I must have been in my forties before I actually received – from my municipality – a Blue Bin for my glass, plastic and paper. Continue reading “One of My Greatest Achievements”

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Going to Hell in a Hand Basket

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I love the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. I think I’ve written about this before. What a gift, to be given the opportunity of knowing for absolute sure that you made a difference. That you mattered. That your life counted for something. Continue reading “Going to Hell in a Hand Basket”

Thank You Mr. Mugglestone

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Every year at Christmastime, I make my husband watch the old black-and-white movie classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. We both know the movie almost by heart now, but nonetheless, I am endlessly fascinated by the story of a very ordinary man living a very ordinary life, who actually gets to see what a difference he made, simply by being born. Continue reading “Thank You Mr. Mugglestone”