Do the Dutch Celebrate Earth Day?

The Dutch are busy with many aspects of environmentalism by default. Due to rising sea levels linked with climate change, they have become experts in water and flood plain management. (There are more reasons they have expertise in water, but that’s for another post). The Netherlands, with 17 million people in a country that’s about 1/10thContinue reading “Do the Dutch Celebrate Earth Day?”

Thank you all!

I would like to send my thanks into the world to all of the environmental groups that participated in Earth Day The Hague last night (see the list below), to the people who chose to spend their Tuesday evening with us learning about the history of Earth Day and the many eco-activities in The Hague.Continue reading “Thank you all!”

Earth Day in The Hague, Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at the ABC Treehut

Every April 22nd, over a billion people in 190 countries take action for Earth Day, according to The Hague will also house a special Earth Day celebration this Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, from 17:00-20:00 in a Treehut–in this case, The American Book Store’s ABC Treehut, located at Lange Poten 23 just off Het Plein.  Continue reading “Earth Day in The Hague, Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at the ABC Treehut”

Throwback 2004: BS in concert

I was searching through archived CDs for an article I wrote for an architecture magazine. Wow was I shocked when I came upon this little walk down memory lane. I wrote this in the Spring of 2004 when I was temporarily living in Amsterdam, dating my now husband. I apologize to Britney  Spears up frontContinue reading “Throwback 2004: BS in concert”

Playing God

My default place to run on a rainy morning is on the treadmill in the gym.   I of course miss the feeling of the earth beneath my feet and the smell of The Hague’s urban forest where I run in friendlier weather. When I run in nature, the worries or preoccupations crowding my mindContinue reading “Playing God”