Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fun Family Learning: Cupcake Core Sampling

How can we know what’s underground if we can’t see it? One method is core sampling.  I wrote a post about my experience taking sediment samples from the bottom of Long Island Sound, and this is just one example of a … Continue reading

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Filed under Food, Fun Family Learning, Natural Learning, Recipes

Calling All Green Moms!

Cross-posted at Moms Clean Air Force Are you a green mom? Have you taken steps towards reducing your environmental impact? Have you educated yourself on environmental problems? Have you contacted your representatives, the EPA, or written letters to the editor … Continue reading

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Mama Bear

Cross-posted at Moms Clean Air Force I’m not a confrontational person.  Arguments make me really uncomfortable and I do my best to avoid them.  I don’t need to “win” and am happier to just smile and nod when I disagree … Continue reading

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Save the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is in danger of closing (see the story here).  Below is the letter that I sent to the powers that be.  If you are a CT resident, please take the time to send a letter, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Number?

Cross-posted at Moms Clean Air Force How many premature deaths due to air pollution are acceptable?  American Electric Power (AEP) says 34,000 in two years ia A-okay.  AEP is a huge polluter and they’re spending a ton of money to … Continue reading

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