Author Archives: Jane Fritz

Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Dec 4/19

This 10-year old sperm whale, found washed up on a beach in the Outer Hebrides in  Scotland this past weekend, had an astounding 220 lbs of trash (plastic cups, netting, ropes, etc.) in its stomach.      

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Black Friday … or Buy Nothing Day?

I don’t usually do blog posts two days in a row, but a letter to the editor in our local morning paper made me decide to make an exception. Its message is so worth sharing. Full credit to its author, … Continue reading

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Kindness is key to health and happiness, and it’s free!

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and, just as with Thanksgiving in Canada (which is a little earlier, when travel is more predictable), it’s a time for many people to consider all that they have to be thankful for and … Continue reading

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A new project finally begins

A new project means different things to different people. It could mean starting a new woodworking project, a new writing project, a new painting, a new garden plot, or maybe a new venture altogether, like beekeeping. Whatever you feel passionate … Continue reading

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Making the Human Race Whole

From Barry Hopewell’s blog I Can’t Believe It!, with thanks. A poem from Steve Taylor‘s November newsletter, with permission. Make as many connections as you can so that this broken world can become whole again. It’s your responsibility to radiate … Continue reading

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101 years of Remembrance Days: what we remember and what we keep forgetting

Originally posted on Robby Robin's Journey:
November 11, 2018. One hundred years since the signing of the. Armistice that ended World War I.  One hundred years of remembering the many, many sacrifices made by millions upon millions of people.…

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Runfessions: Time to hang up the sneakers

In August I was full of both resolve and expectation. True, it hurt when I walked, but hardly at all when I ran. I committed to a few 5K and 10K races, and had 10 wonderful weeks this past summer … Continue reading

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