Week 43 – Reduce my digital footprint

Every time I send an e-mail, update Facebook, purchase something from Amazon, or search on Google/ Goodsearch, I am actually working on the Cloud.  The Cloud is made up of gigantic servers and data centers which store and process data.  All this data processing take energy.  Most of the energy is used to keep the…

Just zoo it

Some people may argue against zoos because of the cages and the fact that the animals are not “wild”.  I on the other hand LOVE zoos.  I think they are a great way to learn about animals, nature, and conservation.  Zoo animals are like ambassadors for their species.  They teach us by engaging our curiosity…

Week 42 – Pack less in my carry-on luggage

This week I had an opportunity to get away from my normal job for a week of training in New York.  Unfortunately that means that I had to fly to get there.  Airplanes come with a HUGE price tag in terms of emissions and the environment.  So, in order to get to NY but still…

Week 39 – Get another house plant

One of our friends moved out of the state and couldn’t take his large maize plant.  Luckily for the plant (and me), it found another happy home in our apartment.  This plant is probably 8 feet tall and watching Greg carry it up to our apartment was hilarious.  He was leaning backwards trying to keep…