Category Archives: Eco Confession

When the Earth Goes Dark

Most of us have missed the point with going green.  We think that we need to save paper and turn off lights to save the environment.  What 99% of us don’t realize is it’s not the environment that’s in trouble … Continue reading

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Ecos Plus is Eco-luscious

  Stained rug came clean with one wash! I may have found my perfect laundry detergent. Last Saturday I worked next to a woman demonstrating Ecos Plus, an all natural detergent with built in fabric softener. The label touts it as … Continue reading

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New Oil Spill Outside New Orleans

This Saint Patty’s Day had more than green beer flowing – apparently there was a new oil spill reported in the Gulf outside of New Orleans. Discovered by the US Coast Guard, the new slick already measures 1 square mile and … Continue reading

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Tracking Down the Bad Girls

Last week I followed an anonymous white car that hinted at good times only to be led (and left) at Sam’s Club.  Jilted and jaded, I was left alone and wondering at how bad girls that advertised their badness on … Continue reading

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DE Will Save Me

Around Christmas we moved into a new place and with a new place comes new adventure.  The other night I opened a cabinet to get a drink and I saw something dark scuttle thru the glasses.  I don’t mind bugs … Continue reading

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Letting the Dino-car Die

We’ve decided not to get a car. For one thing, they are expensive.  Forget the price of gas – cars require you to pay for insurance, tires, oil & various fluids as well as expensive mechanic fees. Over at The … Continue reading

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Buzz About Bears

The buzz up here in the Sangre de Cristo mountains is all about bears.  You can hardly go anywhere without seeing their tracks, claw marks or ripped open garbage bags.  They seem intent on getting a free meal rather than bothering with … Continue reading

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Save the Planet ~ Live Virtually

Wow, February already? Somehow the days since Christmas have slid by through January in a flurry of activity. Contrary to being bored while I wait for my visa, I have found the days too short, too many things on my … Continue reading

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My Eco Hypocrisy Confession – The Last Word

The other day I started watching Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth out of curiosity.  I have to confess, I didn’t finish it.  Somewhere in the middle of one of the many ‘Gore Is Awesome” video montages, I started wondering if … Continue reading

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My Eco Hypocrisy Confession – In the Drink

An Aussi shower is nothing like an American shower.  In my previous life, I considered any shower less than 20 minutes a short shower.  I figured it was my constitutional right to have long soaks, otherwise when was I supposed to get … Continue reading

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