Archives for December 2012

Book Review: The Nature Principle

People Can Benefit By Reconnecting with Nature
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012
Reviewed by Roger Lohr
The Nature Principle: Human Restoration the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder is by Richard Louv, who wrote Last Child in the Woods, and has toured around the country recommending that we help kids discover or reconnect with nature. This can be called … Read More.

Astute ‘Adoornment’

Cabinet Doors Become Artist’s Canvas
Bright colors, a love of nature, a sense of delight, and a practiced hand all contribute to the look and feel of Elizabeth See’s oil paintings. At first glance, her work appears to be rendered on traditional materials. Closer examination will reveal that she uses discarded cabinet doors and cut-offs from … Read More.

Wenatchee, WA Gets Electric Buses

In the last couple years, you’ve seen mass-produced, 100 percent electric cars take to the streets in the Northwest. In the same vein, now come the first battery powered buses. And we’re not talking about trolley buses that get juice from overhead wires.
Wenatchee-based Link Transit is the first out the gate in our region. It … Read More.