by Margaret Hartley
A Daily Gazette community blog
Ideas on greener living
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
I know we are lucky to live near woods to explore, trees to climb, places to fish and swim and ride bikes
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Crack ice out of water dishes, refill with warm water. Animals drink, water freezes. Repeat.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
Everything takes longer when there’s more than a foot of snow on the ground, and I find myself explaining this to the animals during my morning visits. “Just be patient,” I tell the ducks as I dig out their pen so they can walk around after I open up their ...
Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
I'm not running out to buy an SUV.
Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Responsible decluttering is a lot harder than the Dumpster version.
Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Bring your own bags -- and hoppers, bins, tins and jars.
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
The next house we live in is going to have room for the oxen. Or not.
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
Hanging suet or peanut butter also helps the birds stay warm and healthy when it's cold.
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
Maybe people make resolutions at the new year to remind themselves that it won’t always be like this.
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
My daughter learned a lot about animals from all the songs we sang together. But I am hear to tell you that some of those songs are flat-out lies.