Environment
Town Meeting: It's Time to Ban Plastic Bags
All of the plastic manufactured since Bakelite debuted during the Depression still litters the earth. The world is choking on an invention that’s barely a century old. Today, shoppers worldwide… Read More
Environment
Clean Water
My favorite way to recover after a hot afternoon’s hard work has always been to chug down a quart of ice cold water from a Mason jar and then jump… Read More
Environment
Lawnmowing
The recent run of cool weather reminds me that lawn mowing season is almost over. Mowing the lawn, in fact just having a lawn, is a fairly recent historical custom.… Read More
Environment
The Edifice Complex
I’m not sure when the term “edifice complex” was coined. I first heard it applied editorially to New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller’s building spree in Albany followed by the erection… Read More