April 2013

Who Knew All This About Earth Day?

Did you know that the reason Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 every year since
1970 is because Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, wanted to schedule his
“environmental teach-in” around college coeds’ spring breaks, exams and religious holidays?

Mr. Nelson’s scheduling strategy worked: Over 20 million people participated in that very
first Earth Day. By […]

How My Filthy Garage Helped Me Find Peace

I cleaned my garage yesterday. It’s amazing how such a menial task made me feel so cleansed and new! There’s nothing like committing a couple of hours to spring cleaning, and the garage is a great place to start. Because unlike your house, it actually appears to be a finite space. Of course, your house […]