Monthly Archives: February 2012

green, or ‘Green?’ Part Three

It would have been easy, upon the death of the plants in the Mitigation Plan, for me to have said ‘&*%$# THIS!’ and gone on to just do whatever I want.  After all, once my $5,000 Survival Bond was encumbered and locked … Continue reading

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green, or ‘Green?’ Part Two

Public ecological policy is less driven by science or need, in my opinion, than by political will and public perception.  This has led to the rise of a new class of Pharisee, named by someone smarter than I the ‘political … Continue reading

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green, or ‘Green?’

I got out of my car the other day at the same time as the driver in the spot next to me.  Wild-eyed and a bit disheveled, she fairly shrieked at me: “You’re killing the planet with your SUV, one-percenter!” Did … Continue reading

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The Moss Garden in Winter

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Exploration and Discovery

Almost a year and a half on the property, and just about exactly a year since I hollered ‘do overs!’ on the original Mitigation Plan, and I am still finding the new about my patch of woods, wetland, and clearing.  … Continue reading

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