Monthly Archives: July 2006

New York is the Greenest Place

This weekend, I saw Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. I highly recommend it. For adults, anyway. It’s probably too scary for young children. And today I saw an essay that makes the argument that New York City is the Greenest … Continue reading

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More Fireworks

Tonight, being the Fourth, we had fireworks here in Champaign-Urbana. Maya was not interested in going, but Georgia was—the cousins were going to be there. So, even though Suzanne and Husayn and Amia were visiting, we piled our gear (and … Continue reading

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The scene: Maya, Teresa, and Daddy are taking a walk. The sun has just set, and it is getting dark. Daddy pushes the two girls in a double stroller, with Teresa in front and Maya in back. The sound of … Continue reading

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