Today is May 24 and you may be surprised to know that students all over the globe are striking for climate change. The movement, dubbed "Friday's for future" began in August 2018, when a 15 year old Swedish student named Greta Thunberg sat outside Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks to demand politicians … Continue reading Fridays For Future
Recently in the news we have been warned that the ecology of our planet is in demise. The oceans are filled with plastic and micro plastic, the atmosphere is full of pollutants, and animals are going extinct by the thousands. Yet through all of the cries for help I hear the deafening sound of apathy. … Continue reading The Cry
A new section in lady of the lake! I've read my share of articles on how to run a successful blog and they all say the same thing- find your niche and stick to a topic. The problem with that for me is that I am interested in and care about more than one topic. … Continue reading A New Section in Lady of the Lake
I'm finally able to get back on which means I can share this poem 🌎💙 Isn't there any part of nature that mankind hasn't bent to his will? I want something real Something primal Existence before the takeover Before the fall I can't survive on bits and pieces Gardens that try and fail to mimic … Continue reading Unedited
Here are 3 small changes we've made in our home so far 1- Beeswax food wrap I bought mine but you can make your own. It's just a piece of linen coated in beeswax. You can wrap up food for your lunches or leftovers and the wrap stays in place. Once you're finished, simply wash … Continue reading 3 Small Changes
This past Father's Day weekend I took a trip with my family and in-laws to Pelee Island and I have to say I was a little disheartened by some of my observations. First, let me say that most of these people that I have known for years (not just my family) have been kind, welcoming … Continue reading A Long Way To Go
Go Plastic Free my darlings!
Ms. Sales grade 5 class posing with me (Chantal Shanks) after the screening.
10 Ways You Can Help The Planet make your own jello, pudding and baked goods for lunches instead of buying heavily packaged items from the store invest in a bamboo toothbrush which can be composted when you're done with it be mindful of your purchases- if it comes in plastic wrapping and it really doesn't … Continue reading 10 Tips- Week 2
10 Ways You Can Help The Planet Today start a compost don't buy anything with wasteful packaging (think plastic wrapped fruit) go strawless - order drinks without straws, you don't really need them anyway take reusable bags to the store and leave the plastic bags alone recycle! pick up some litter and put it … Continue reading First 10 Tips