Less Trash, Less Junk Day Five

Yesterday I cleared out two bags--the discipline says one a day, but I have to double up some days because Spring Break always falls in the middle of Lent, and we are generally out of ...

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Less Trash, Less Junk Lent–Days Three and Four

Hmmm, I haven't been able to measure my trash output as well over the last two days because I traveled to a Presbytery meeting yesterday, spent the night and came back today. I did take my ...

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Less Trash, Less Junk Lent–Day Two

Dunkin Donuts Mondays are a "tradition" that my daughter and I have adopted in order to make going back to school after the weekend feel a little more bearable. Since she has been out the ...

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Less trash, Less Junk Lent–Day One

Today I bagged up some clothes to donate. One bag out. Thirty-nine to go. This was my trash generation for the day: a label from a netted bag of avocados (I'm saving the netting to turn ...

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Ash Wednesday Message

Ash Wednesday Message   All this pain I wonder if I’ll ever find my way I wonder if my life could really change at all Ashes are pretty easy to come by. Not just the ones that mark our foreheads ...

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What Are You Giving Up, Getting Rid Of or Taking on This Lent?

Lent begins Wednesday, February 18. This year I'm  adding to my standard bag-a-day discipline I picked up from Rev. John Arnold several years ago. For each day of Lent, I get rid of a plastic grocery ...

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