Tag Archives: Trash

To Those Who Pickup The Trash

“The trash and litter of nature disappears into the ground with the passing of each year, but man’s litter has more permanence.” – John Steinbeck Rubbish. Junk. Trash. Garbage. Refuse. Litter. No matter what you call it, someone has to … Continue reading

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Which Problem?

“Never worry about numbers.  Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” – Mother Teresa Everyday, we read about tragedies and wish we could help. Many of these are problems – poverty, homelessness, violence, … Continue reading

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No Ruts About It

“New roads; new ruts.” – G.K. Chesterton It doesn’t take much to create a rut. While my family was fortunate to enjoy some holiday downtime at the beach, it created a bit of a dilemma. Though I looked around online and … Continue reading

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Better View

“People who look through keyholes are apt to get the idea that most things are keyhole shaped.” – Author Unknown The irony of picking up trash is that the view is pretty good. Yesterday, donning my waders, gloves and Solv bag, … Continue reading

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The Reason I Pick Up Litter

I pickup this … So I can see more of this … That’s the reason I pickup litter. Yesterday’s gift of time … Did another ‘green run‘ and picked up trash while I was running through my neighborhood.

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Green Running

“Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find.” – Quoted in Time Inspired by this news report out of Des Moines, I became a Green Runner today. Fifteen hundred miles away from Iowa, in Tigard, Oregon. Running has been … Continue reading

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If The Streets Could Talk

“People say I’m extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?” – Imelda Marcos If the streets could talk, what would they say after you picked up their trash? That’s … Continue reading

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