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
Hey all.. if you've been following me recently, you know that I've been trying to get youth involved in helping the environment by presenting them with Eco challenges. I have awarded prizes for students with the most challenges met. In order to continue this I'd like to set some money aside so that I can … Continue reading Raising Money For More Eco Challenges
Two weeks ago I went to my daughter's classroom and hosted a screening of the documentary "Chasing Coral". After the screening was over, I presented the class with a challenge to spend the next week making as many small changes to help the environment that they could. I gave them the Eco Friend chart so … Continue reading Eco Friend Challenge
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
A Letter to Local Representatives and Hopefuls First off, I'd like to be forthcoming and tell you that I will also be sending this letter to other Government representatives who are either currently serving or hoping to be elected in the near future. The purpose of this letter is to make you aware of … Continue reading A Letter to Local Representatives
Look for the beauty in all of it 🙂
Go Plastic Free my darlings!
Ms. Sales grade 5 class posing with me (Chantal Shanks) after the screening.