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The real reason kids are going outside less and 5 things you can do about it

There is a lot of talk these days about the time kids spend attached to screens and electronic devices rather than playing outside like older generations used to. I've spent more than a decade working in environmental education. I helped... Continue Reading →

The Future is Now

One day at The Energy Fair and I am totally inspired all over again. Before I head back over this morning, I have to tell the world about the awesomeness of this organization (the Midwest Renewable Energy Association) and the... Continue Reading →

Sustainability Snowball

The only way I get anything done is to get started. Once I'm started, it's easier to keep going, build momentum, and reach my goal. Even though I know this, I often like to set huge unattainable goals for myself... Continue Reading →

Driving on Sunshine

The world's largest renewable energy and sustainable living fair happens in our tiny town of Custer, Wisconsin. The Energy Fair is an event we never miss - seriously, it was the one blackout date we had when planning our wedding.... Continue Reading →

Opportunity Lost

It was three days past Christmas, and not much above zero. The light, westerly breeze cut into exposed skin like a scalpel. A dozen of us, bundled in layers of coats and sweaters, climbed into Justin Isherwood’s old manure spreader,... Continue Reading →

Sustain This: 7 things I’ve learned about sustainability

I live in a bubble. I admit it. It's a sweet little bubble full of funny, wonderful people who love local food, renewable energy, and learning to live lighter on the Earth. Even when I think I'm branching out, I just... Continue Reading →

Wind of Change

Last month I had the pleasure of shooting staff photos for one of our favorite local companies, North Wind Renewable Energy Cooperative. They were celebrating their recent transition to a 100 percent employee owned company after years of research and planning.... Continue Reading →

Water is Special

That's what I tell my kids. At ages 3 and 5, it's the best answer to many of their incessant "why" questions these days. Water is special. And since water is so special, we each have to do our part to... Continue Reading →

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