Issue #07
November 18, 2010

Eucalyptus what?

What do you think of when you hear the word “eucalyptus”? Personally, I think of essential oils. And I think of cough drops. Then I think about being sick with a terrible cough. On a more positive note, I think of those very cute, pudgy Koala bears I met in Brisbane sleepily munching away on mounds and mounds of eucalyptus leaves. Yummy! ... Read More

The Hidden Cost of Christmas

I definitely like Christmas, but like many of you, I have had concerns about over-consumption, environmental degradation, and unfair labour practices that could be associated with the holiday. The truth is, I really haven't had any proper evidence of the negative impacts of the holiday season, except for my annual love handles. ... Read More

The True Spirit of Buy Nothing Day (to me)

Today is Buy Nothing Day in North America. It’s a day that is celebrated on the Friday after American Thanksgiving and during the long weekend of one of the busiest shopping periods in America. It ... Read More

Oh, Christmas Tree

I love Christmas. I'm one of those cheesy people who relishes the holiday season. I love the hustle and bustle, the gatherings of friends and family, the traditions, and even some of the music.  And ... Read More
Issue #07
November 18, 2010