Bring on the Cold

Like most across America, we are in the grip of a cold spell. Folks here are wrapped up like Eskimos trying to keep warm. Our homes and heating systems are not designed for the low temperatures we have been experiencing and more cold and even the possibility of snow...

“Natural Habitat”

As a child, I remember a special trip taken with my parents to the famous San Diego Zoo. Wide-eyed and fascinated, I stared at the large array of animals – and they stared back at me. I stood in amazement and wonder but also contemplated their quality of life as they...

Favorite green thing to do….

Better late than never…. Here’s a pic of my daughter and me (boy, our bangs needed a trim) at Coop America’s Washington DC Green Festival. The question was: “”What’s Your Favorite Green Thing to Do?”” Well, DUH… of...

LaNoodle Wins Another Award

I have been singing the praises of our La’Noodle pillow, but it’s like a proud parent saying how wonderful and gifted their own child is – it means little until you can flash their straight “A” report card to your friends and family. The reviews are beginning to come...

Going Green is a Journey

It’s time to replace my roof. I looked at solar options and of course, the wonderful selections of innovative green roofs, but alas, my budget is forcing me to either prepare for some leakage or revert back to traditional shingles. I am opting for the traditional, but...

2008 Young Eco-SuperHero

Here he is… our top-title holder for the Hampton Roads Young Eco-SuperHero 2008 award. Christopher McElroy, of Norfolk, Virginia impressed all of us with his amazing presentation about Green Roofs. WOW, this kid had us wanting to install a green roof on every...