Tag Archives: climate change

Shoes See Everything

After that last post, I had to revert to reminding my future-scary-mind of the wisdom of Mma Ramotswe & friends in the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency .  I was thrilled a few years ago (no wait – I think becalmed … Continue reading

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Burn6: Earth on the Grill

Warning: Increasing Frequency of Climate Change-Induced Panic Attacks! If you know me, you know I’m not kidding – at least I’m not alone with my climate anxiety, which makes me feel a little better, thank you. I have a good excuse for … Continue reading

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Burn3: Smoke in the Trees

Prickly burnt-orange redwood needles have been raining onto the back deck for a few weeks now.  I remember the first time this happened a couple of years after our move to Live Oak Avenue in the mid-80’s – it took … Continue reading

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A Window that Opens

Am I the only one noticing all those old Volvo 850’s out there in the hood?  Nevermind they’ve got a few dents & peeling paint, & they’re not as sleek as the newer class of 21st century cars…like a favorite … Continue reading

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Burn1: As the Bed Burns

Way back (!) in 2006, I started collecting news articles about melting glaciers, acid oceans, scary wildfires, & devastating floods.  I (& of course a few others) felt that we (humans, collectively) weren’t paying enough attention to the ever-increasing evidence … Continue reading

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Maybe It Was The Sashimi…

…as in fish, not fauna, that nudged our ancestors of 2 million years ago (already striding on their highly-functional feet) along the path toward larger & more complex brains. Granted, they probably didn’t enjoy succulent hamachi like we do today (no … Continue reading

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Spinning in the Wind

By now the images are familiar: satellite shots of monster hurricane Sandy bearing down on the northeastern U.S. seaboard & scenes of cars floating like ice cubes in dirty floodwaters.  We all do what we can when the wind comes…move … Continue reading

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