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Top 5 Tips for Wintertime Outings with Kids

I don’t know about you, but this is the time of year when I am itching for spring! Somehow I always feel cooped up in the winter, convinced I should stay indoors. I think most of us tend to feel this way, but it’s important to remind ourselves that winter offers just as good of an opportunity to get outside … Read more

Live long and prosper

Leonard Nimoy passed away this afternoon and as an avid Star Trek fan for most of my life, his passing has really resonated with me. The quote that follows was his last last tweet. “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.” A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can … Read more

Save the Monarchs

It started in a kind of an accidental way. I met with a Pike High School senior, Molly Denning, about a potential internship with my organization, Earth Charter Indiana. It was a great meeting, but it turned out she didn’t have the time to give us after all. But we stayed in touch, anyway. At some point Molly sent me … Read more

KIB: A True Cinderella Story

Every March, Brackets For Good hosts single-elimination, competitive fundraising tournaments for nonprofit organizations to participate in at no cost. The incentive… a chance to win $10,000. This year, KIB is participating and hoping to sweep (see what we did there) the series and bring home the big bucks to keep our city clean and green! We think of all the … Read more

A park, a park! My kingdom for a park!

It’s no surprise I love Ellenberger Park—after all I did start the Friends of Ellenberger Park group. It’s also no surprise I love lunch—it’s one of my top three meals of the day! So, in honor of the Mayor’s Lunch for Parks in support of the Indy Parks Foundation on March 5th, here are the top 10 reasons I love … Read more