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    Tighten that House

    When considering how best to lessen their carbon footprint, most people try to take advantage of some low hanging fruit, like buying less beef or setting the thermostat a [...]

Warm Up Cincinnati

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Following the recent Paris Climate Accord, the issue of climate change seems to finally be getting some substantial attention. The reality, however, is that warming is [...]

City Government as Customer Service

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

I have a tragically idealized view of working in government. Some say it’s because I’m too young to be jaded, but I like to believe it’s because I was raised on the TV [...]


September 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

All summer long I have been watching butterflies float from bloom to bloom treating my garden as a nectar smorgasbord. From the yellow Eastern tiger swallowtail to the iconic [...]

Touching Me, Touching You

August 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Recently I was reunited with two friends. We met many years ago when we each were going through deep crises. We spent days together in a kind of sweet innocence. We touched, [...]

Making Rain in this Food Desert

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

With all the rain that we have had this summer you wouldn’t believe me if I told you that Northside is in a desert, would you? Northside is a food desert. There is no [...]
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