Category Archives: survival & ecology

Plastic Bottle Manifesto

PLASTIC BOTTLE MANIFESTO 9/5/2019 All grocery stores must recycle their store-brand plastic water bottles. OR ELSE: We won’t buy them, drink tap water, refill our own. All grocery stores must collaborate with beverage manufacturers to create a deposit/recycle system for … Continue reading

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Monster holes create a Mesa moonscape

The heat is on in Mesa. It’s the new construction fever. Whole subdivisions are sprouting up over night. The most awful, megalomaniac, commercial buildings just shot up two blocks down by Falcon Field. Not that they have been sold yet, … Continue reading

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EINSPRUCH: Noch einmal 80 Parkplätze (oder 120?) sind zu viel fürs Dorf!

EINLADUNG: Gemeinderatssitzung am 25. September 2018 in Dietramszell zum Thema Ascholdinger Bauprojekte. My idyllic hometown, Ascholding, received a hodge podge of oversized industrial buildings over night. Some structures are large enough to park the whole church inside. Was this necessary? … Continue reading

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Standing Rock: Clean Water for All of Us

“Water Is Life” No debate about that. Thousands of people from all over the world gathered last fall 2016 at Standing Rock Reservation for a camp out. The Dakota tribe protested the pipeline because the DAPL violated tribal autonomy, desecrated … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal in Acid Rain

The Taj Mahal was a highly involved school project from the last year. Susmita got totally into it with the sugar cube building method. She built a fairly large (2×2 ft) replica of the most famous romantic mausoleum on the … Continue reading

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