How Much Has to Happen Before U.S. Says “No” to Rio?

How Much Has to Happen Before U.S. Says “No” to Rio? by Amy Lignor   You cannot ask the athletes. They deserve to go. They have worked so hard; they have dreams they have fought for, and the Olympic stage is THE elite stage they have longed to get to. But…would it really be that […]

Old World Craftsmanship Can Provide a ‘Green’ Future

  Old World Craftsmanship Can Provide a ‘Green’ Future by Amy Lignor   People often say that, “The greenest building is the one that isn’t built yet.” These same people believe that historic buildings, constructed way before LED lighting, geothermal heating and cooling and solar panels were even invented, are ‘architectural creations’ that are more […]

Keeping Green Thumbs Busy in the Wintertime

  Keeping Green Thumbs Busy in the Wintertime by Amy Lignor   As the East Coast stares at the remnants of the horrific winter storm that just passed through, there are a lot of people sitting inside wishing that the record snowfall would fade so the green world would come back to play. Gardeners, real […]

A “Green” Beginning: Setting up the Affordable Nursery

A “Green” Beginning: Setting up the Affordable Nursery by Amy Lignor   As all of us know, or at least 99.9% of us, setting up a nursery for the baby on the way can become beyond expensive. It gets even pricier when deciding on how to put together an ecologically-sound nursery that will not only […]

Increasing the “Green” One Feline at a Time

  Increasing the “Green” One Feline at a Time by Amy Lignor Considering the number of canines in the world, what seems like a higher number than the 1+ billion-dollar Powerball jackpot, it is actually an interesting (and surprising) fact that the felines still “rule” and the dogs “drool.” The cat is the most preferred […]

From Architecture to Exercise a “Cleaner, Greener” 2016 is in the Works

  From Architecture to Exercise a “Cleaner, Greener” 2016 is in the Works by Amy Lignor   With each New Year brings new hope for Planet Earth. And, thankfully, as each year goes by, people and companies are getting more and more excited about making that “green” pledge and doing all they can to help […]

What to do in 2016? Bring on the Green!

  What to do in 2016? Bring on the Green! by Amy Lignor   As Christmas departs, some are left with a White Christmas that never happens (AKA: Snow in Roswell, NM? What?) And, soon, the next holiday will be upon us all. The clock will count down the last ten seconds, a mighty ball […]

Be Your Own “Elf”

  Be Your Own “Elf” By Amy Lignor   Martha Stewart is not the only one who can come up with those great ideas that help the environment while also producing something extremely holiday-‘esque’. In fact, even though toy companies are making gobs of cash off ‘Star Wars’ memorabilia right now, it is a far […]