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Category Archives: Water
Humans can get used to just about anything. Isn’t that amazing? We are great at hedonic adaptation – also known as “getting used to stuff.” After an adjustment period, we can recalibrate our happiness even in unfortunate circumstances. We adapt when a … Continue reading
A great deal of my childhood was spent on the Chesapeake Bay, netting crabs (or trying to), collecting oyster shells, and waving at passing sailboats. My great grandmother would steam blue crabs and we’d sit in the sunshine and talk … Continue reading
What natural creatures do you see every day? I see squirrels and deer pretty often. And insects! Stink bugs are common in my house, and I’m starting to see bees and moths regularly. Occasionally I see a chipmunk or rabbit, … Continue reading
According to the National Pesticides Telecommunications Network (NPTN), a pesticide is a chemical used to control a pest, be it “an insect, weed, bacteria, fungus, rodent, fish or any other troublesome organism.[i]” While some are naturally occurring in the environment, … Continue reading
Here’s a little quiz: It’s important to Save the Dandelions because… a) They’re yellow and pretty b) You can eat them c) They’re good for your lawn d) All of the above If you choose any of these as your … Continue reading