Chief Seattle says…

Some context on this quote…it’s actually a letter sent in 1852 by Seattle (pronounced See-atch) of the Puget Sound Duwamish Indians in response to a request by the Government to buy his tribal lands.  He wasn’t technically a chief as his tribe did not have chiefs- but he was some sort of leader among his people.  I thought it veryContinue reading “Chief Seattle says…”

What I’m teaching…Earth Day 2012

Mobilize the Earth. Earth Day. 4.22.12 The first ever Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970.  Then Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, an environmental activist, originally conceived of the idea in response to the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, California as a “national teach-in on the environment”.  20 million Americans took to the streets, parks,Continue reading “What I’m teaching…Earth Day 2012”

What I’m reading…

About 6 weeks ago, we decided to foster a Basenji Hound/Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix named Eddie.  The original agreement was to foster him for about 3 months, but there’s a chance we may be asked to keep him.  I have always been an animal lover and always had pets growing up, so I have sortContinue reading “What I’m reading…”