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A Special “Friend” in Puget Sound Shines a Spotlight on the Disappearing Orca

Her name was Granny, and this particular orca came by that title quite honestly. Being the oldest member of

Endangered Species List is Finally “Buzzing”

Although it would be a heck of a lot nicer to say that the Endangered Species List was getting smaller

A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose

  A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose by Amy Lignor   When even saying the word “drone” in 2016, debates spark up immediately as to whether they are safe, they are needed, and what they can even do to save countries and people from war and terrorist attacks. Just this week we […]

That Lucky Chicago River is the Only Acceptable “Green” Water

  That Lucky Chicago River is the Only Acceptable “Green” Water by Amy Lignor   Just a few days ago the luck o’ the Irish was seen on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago when the water of the Chicago River was dyed a stunning shade of green.   Historically, back in 1961, Stephen Bailey, business […]

Get a Jump on the Garden by Growing & Sowing in March

  Get a Jump on the Garden by Growing & Sowing in March by Amy Lignor   March is the right time to plant that garden, and if you don’t believe me, just head to your local store and see the ton of varieties of flowers, herbs and plants that are all set out and […]

Recycling & Treasure Hunting Have Become One and the Same

  Recycling & Treasure Hunting Have Become One and the Same by Amy Lignor   It’s always said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure – unless you’re watching the TV show, “Hoarders,” of course. But as days go by and warmth comes upon at least the western half of the United States, reports […]

A “Green” Celebration This Weekend for the Furry Friend

  A “Green” Celebration This Weekend for the Furry Friend by Amy Lignor   When we talk about that furry friend of yours, it seems odd to even say that there is “one” day dedicated just to them. Although, this weekend, “Love Your Pet” day fell on Saturday and it was a special chance to […]

How Much Has to Happen Before U.S. Says “No” to Rio?

How Much Has to Happen Before U.S. Says “No” to Rio? by Amy Lignor   You cannot ask the athletes. They deserve to go. They have worked so hard; they have dreams they have fought for, and the Olympic stage is THE elite stage they have longed to get to. But…would it really be that […]

A “Green” Beginning: Setting up the Affordable Nursery

A “Green” Beginning: Setting up the Affordable Nursery by Amy Lignor   As all of us know, or at least 99.9% of us, setting up a nursery for the baby on the way can become beyond expensive. It gets even pricier when deciding on how to put together an ecologically-sound nursery that will not only […]

Increasing the “Green” One Feline at a Time

  Increasing the “Green” One Feline at a Time by Amy Lignor Considering the number of canines in the world, what seems like a higher number than the 1+ billion-dollar Powerball jackpot, it is actually an interesting (and surprising) fact that the felines still “rule” and the dogs “drool.” The cat is the most preferred […]