The Birds, the Bees…and the Bats: Rooftop Meadow Restores NYC Nature

Rooftop Meadow in Greenpoint, Brooklyn brings native species back to the city, but not where you might think… Continuing the quest to find out what “sustainable living” looks like in a big city, I found myself this past Friday at Kingsland Wildflowers, a rooftop meadow in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, right next-door to New York City’s wastewater … More The Birds, the Bees…and the Bats: Rooftop Meadow Restores NYC Nature

A Beach is a Beach is a Beach – Sunday Funday Updates

Hello All, Just wanted to send a little Hello to all my peeps and anyone else who has stumbled upon this post. Greetings! Thankfully the weather is getting a little warmer over here and the sun is shining today, which is helping me emerge from what I’ll just call “winter hibernation”…baby’s first winter…that was ROUGH! … More A Beach is a Beach is a Beach – Sunday Funday Updates

Apes and Palm Oil: How you can save orangutans with your groceries

Hello All, Back when I was at the goat farm in Tenessee this past summer, I took an online class taught by Jane Gooddall through a program called Masterclass. The class was about conservation and chimpanzee behavior and was a-ok. If you’re into chimpanzees and want to learn about conservation through a fireside chat-like series with … More Apes and Palm Oil: How you can save orangutans with your groceries

Monkey Business

Hello All, This time last year I was leaving Germany, California bound. Saying goodbye to all the strange foods, people and places…. Cue dream sequence sound bite (click here): There was the.. German foods with Jello    Gimmicky American packaged food at Netto  Ewok messages, vintage scooters, and clever business combos    Spock-packs   elfie hair and outfits … More Monkey Business

New York Update: Tap dancing, work-life balance, PristineGreen Cleaning, Subway Photos

Hello All, Just a lil’ update from me over here in Ridgewood, where nothing is really going on (thank gad). First off, people in the subway have become an interesting photographic subject for me over the years and throughout the cities. Yesterday, a girl got on the tube and sat across from me, eyes glued … More New York Update: Tap dancing, work-life balance, PristineGreen Cleaning, Subway Photos