my dog pie can teach us all something about staying warm & cozy on a cold winter day. that is: do not get up, have others tend to your needs.
Just down the street from us a bold experiment is taking place:
"Dumpster diving is taking on a whole new meaning at Huston-Tillotson University. It’s all about a professor and the number "one." The dean of Huston Tillotson’s University College will live on campus for the next year.
His goal is to live in a space one percent the size of the average home, while using one percent of the water and energy used by an average home and producing only one percent of the waste an average home produces…”
Tess Felix is a California-based artist that combs the beaches near her home to collect her art materials. The plastics, trash and other debris that she finds along the coast become the color gradients, shapes and textures with which she develops her paintings.
In the artist’s words, “I am deeply affected by the volumes of waste in our environment and I admire the activists, innovators and people who make their voices heard. The people in this series of portraits [Ocean Eco Heros] are the messengers and the voices resounding the urgency of the perilous state of the marine life and the oceans.”
may I have this dance? We dance to 70s soul in the backyard under christmas lights on Friday nights.
Snow Day Sketch.
happy friday! it “snowed” (sleeted) in austin which made everything slippery and cold and shut down the city. WHEE > southern winters.
so we are working on mastering these fun activities. never stop learning kids…