going RAW

I starting watching a documentary called: Food Matters. In the film, it claims that most illnesses in the USA and even around the world are due to lack of vital nutrients and minerals.… Continue reading

Austin Turkey Trot – 2010

On Thanksgiving my mom and I are going to run the Austin Turkey Trot, which is a 5 mile route around Austin, TX. The race proceeds this year goes to Caritas of Austin.… Continue reading


Last summer, while reading my new issue of National Geographic: Water, I came to the inspiring conclusion that I had to do something about our global water crisis. Flipping through those glossy pages… Continue reading

Blog Action Day: WATER!

I was so excited to learn that the Blog Action Day theme this year is WATER! How appropriate! If you are a fellow blogger, go ahead and register your blog. If not, you… Continue reading

Green Homes

Below are a few video stories of green living. Click on the video links from NY Times to see more of what amazing people are doing around the nation to reduce their dependence… Continue reading


Alela Davis, Take Us Back The tops of crags and cliffs, the air is thin So we’ll find a mountain path on down the hill Meet me where the snow mount flows It… Continue reading

Big Ideas

Big Ideas for a Small Planet is a Sundance Channel series that I recently came across. Each show has a different theme that they focus on. For example, one of the episodes was… Continue reading

Homemade Dish Soap & Detergent

I found a really great recipe for homemade dish soap and homemade laundry detergent here. It’s extremely simple! San Martians: here is the link to the Community Garden. They have monthly gardening meetings… Continue reading

Homemade soap!

I picked up several great books from the public library in San Marcos last night: Best Hikes with Dogs in Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast, The Green Collar Economy, Unbowed, and Making… Continue reading


Every time I drive to and from Dallas, I always see the sign for “Carl’s Corner” and “Willie’s Place.” I came to find out the other day, while watching the documentary called “Fuel,”… Continue reading