Tag Archives: Green

‘green,’ or Green? the epilogue

I’d like to tell you that as I set my motorcycle-booted foot across the threshold of the City Hall meeting room last March, ‘Bad to the Bone’ began to play out of nowhere.  I wish I could say that I … Continue reading

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green, or ‘Green?’ Part Five

I wish, as my construction project was drawing to a close, someone from the City would have called or come out and said, ‘Well, you’re almost done.  What have you budgeted for landscaping?’ After I replied ‘Nothing,’ they could have … 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 politics of plants, part three

When it comes to Good Plants, I am the expert.  Why?  Because it is MY opinion, and MY garden.  From the earth’s molten core all the way up to air traffic right-of-way, that rhomboid quadrilateral of dirt is MINE…and I … Continue reading

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