I don't say this to refute their numbers or whether the Monarchs are legitimately endangered because I'm in no way qualified to do so but I've seen more of them this fall, passing through the city on their way south than I've seen in, well, decades. I hope this is a sign that their numbers are improving because I… » 9/23/14 10:06am 9/23/14 10:06am

I went to a minimalist aesthetic in my life several years ago. Not because I couldn't afford stuff (I can) and not for any grand spiritualist or ecological concern. After many years it slowly became progressively more obvious just how much time and effort it took on my part to accumulate and keep stuff. I am so much… » 9/16/14 12:58pm 9/16/14 12:58pm