Thursday, January 14, 2010
RADON, an odorless natural gas present in many homes, is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among non smokers. January is National Radon Action Month, so visit EPA.gov/radon/whereyoulive.html to check the availability of free or low-cost test kits in your state.
Friday, January 8, 2010
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Did you know???
The well-known RECYCLING SYMBOL was a college student's winning contest entry in 1970, the same year as the first Earth Day!
The COLOR that most often symbolizes recycling is Green. However, there are many Graphic SYMBOLS for RECYCLING.
The recycling symbol you see today with three arrows in the triangle shape was designed in 1970 as part of a contest sponsored by the Container Corporation of America (CCA) (now Jefferson Smurfit Corporation). As a special event for the original Earth Day in 1970 (started by John Mc Connell), CCA conducted a contest for graphic art students to design a symbol representing paper recycling. The winning entry was submitted by Gary Dean Anderson, a 5-year architecture student at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. Later that year, William Lloyd, modified the contest winning recycling symbol to create the present-day image.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Hope you are all well and that everyone had a good "school calendar year" start.
We are all busy, busy, but I hope you all don't forget to keep your environment clean and to recycle as much as possible.
We have noticed at our house how much we actually get to recycle, which means that we have very little to put in the garbage per se.
If we all do our part.... the earth will be thankful.
What are your plans for this semester? Any projects?? what are you all up to?
Share them with us, we would love to hear from you.
Have a great end of Summer! Fall is at the door already.
There is always a project going on at our end.
Some pics to confirm, hehe
Thursday, August 20, 2009
It's Summer time and as you may have noticed, this blog has not been updated!
Upsss, everybody seems to be on vacation, although we haven't really, but I truly hope you are enjoying your Summer and having fun outdoors!
Enjoy the beautiful weather, watch the birds, play outside, ride your bike, plant some flowers, or just enjoy looking at them - I know I have.. a lot.
Check out some pics of our Summer!
Let us know how your Summer has been.
Take care and enjoy!!!!
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
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