.Gianna De Persiis Vona

Oct 15, 2008

Secret No More

10.15.08When I contacted the Secret Eating Society to request an interview, all I knew about them is that whatever they do involves eating and...
Oct 8, 2008

Green Fees

10.08.08If there is one sport that has long been in possession of the word "green" without intending any reference beyond the color of grass,...
Oct 1, 2008

Pedal Power

10.01.08I derive no pleasure from cardio exercise. I have never owned a bike that wasn't $30 or less from a garage sale. I was the...
Sep 24, 2008

Creek Walks

09.24.08As a child, I used to spend endless hours trawling the creeks near my house, tossing stones, dangling my feet in the water and...
Sep 17, 2008

To Dye For

09.17.08If the maxim "Do unto others" is extended to include the earth, it makes perfect sense that so many people, women particularly, regularly dye...
Sep 10, 2008

Botanical Couture

09.10.08My first encounter with Theron Nelson's botanical couture was at an eco-fashion show to raise awareness about the light brown apple moth. At the...
Sep 3, 2008

Urine the Money

09.03.08Recently, while attending a Sustainability Tour in San Francisco, I learned about urine diversion, the practice of keeping urine out of the waste stream...
Aug 27, 2008

Runs Through It

08.27.08F ifteen years in Sonoma County, and I have yet to swim in the Russian River. Call me paranoid, but when I first moved...