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In keeping with the ecological theme for this week, the siglines here will all have an environmental or ecological connection (though it may not be obvious at first glance!). Be good to Mother Earth - she's been good to us!

Picture a bright blue ball just spinnin' spinnin' free.  It's dizzy with possibility.


by lockewasright

To change ideas about what land is for is to change ideas about what anything is for. - Aldo Leopold


by Mother Mags

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
-- Maya Angelou


by birdbrain64

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Refuge Watch -- news from America's national wildlife refuges

by Naturegal

I am become Man, the destroyer of worlds


by tle

Amory Lovins: "Coal can fill the real gaps in our fuel economy....." IPCC: Anthropogenic greenhouse gases will cause extinction of up to 70% of species by 2050.


by Plan9

Striving to Get Energy Smart NOW!!! to Energize America.

by A Siegel

All the news that scares us silly: ApocaDocs.com

by mwmwm

...There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. --Rumi


by rb137

Looking for intelligent energy policy alternatives? Try here.

by alizard

car wreck : car insurance :: climate wreck : climate insurance


by HarlanNY

The river always wins.  -- Mark Twain


by Land of Enchantment


You miss 100% of the shots you never take. ~ Wayne Gretzky


by Bugsby

Mountaintop Removal Mining: trading our purple mountain majesties for central air.


by demotarian

"Clean coal is like a healthy cigarette." -Blan Holman, Southern Environmental Law Center


by Laurdet

Healthy Minds & Bodies, discussing outdoor adventures Tuesdays 5 PM PDT


by RLMiller

Demographics do not equal destiny.


by dr fatman

"Balance" does not mean giving the same weight to a lie as you do to the truth.


by delphine

-5.13,-5.64;  EVERYTHING is an approximation!  -Hans A. Bethe


by gizmo59

This country does not have the luxury to entertain idiocy as if it is reasonable. --Digby


by Thought Crime

"It's the planet, stupid."


by FishOutofWater

I now tweet when drafts of posts go up at the Midnight Oil


by BruceMcF

Oh, the hills are groaning with excess, like a table ceaselessly being set.


by faithfull

"....Money speaks for money, the Devil for his own...
Who comes to speak for the skin and the bone?"


by LeftOverAmerica

(a repeat, but needed)

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.

Mohandas K. Gandhi


by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse

Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

by JeffW

Ignorance Kills.


by NNadir

"For the world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air."


by Thutmose V

FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.


by Roger Fox

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Barack Obama


by Snowy Owl

And to close,  a video for contemplation:

This is the fourth in a series of siglines diaries; the first collected random ones, the second ones that make you laugh, and the third quotes from MLK and Gandhi.. This one is appearing early because we are traveling to California today to tie up loose ends after my father-in-law's death in mid-May.
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Originally posted to Wee Thoughts on Wed Jul 01, 2009 at 08:34 AM PDT.

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