Tag Archives: Trash

Some Things Change. Some Things Don’t.

“Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I’d like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about … Continue reading

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Occasionally You Get Rear-Ended

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”   — F. Scott Fitzgerald It’s not unusual to see an errant shopping cart, just not on a quiet suburban street. It wasn’t surprising then that we noticed the cart – … Continue reading

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Earthly Discoveries

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth.  We are all crew.” — Marshall McLuhan It would be remiss for this Summer Creek SOLV volunteer to not pick up some trash on Earth Day. It would be even worse if that … Continue reading

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Responsibility Is Your Choice

“Cleanliness is next to impossible.”  — Author Unknown If you own a house or rent an apartment, you have to do housework. Or, you don’t. The choice is yours, but the mess is yours as well. If you live in … Continue reading

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Bad Day

“After all… tomorrow is another day.” — Vivian Leigh, Gone With the Wind My son had a particularly bad day. First. He realized that he missed his tour of one of the local solar factories on Friday. It was one of … Continue reading

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Eleven Easy Ways To Leap Into Action And Make A Difference

“Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin When I started my challenge on the day after Christmas 2010, I wanted to give my time with intent to help someone, everyday. That way I could make a small and … Continue reading

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Stepping Off The Well-Beaten Path

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” — The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost A well-traveled path is well-beaten, but not always best. As I was picking … Continue reading

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