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    Fashion Fixture: Theory Ellissa Trench

    Spruce tailoring meets functional yet form-flattering fit. The trench coat, or trenchcoat, is a true statement in sophisticated style. An enduring symbol of modern elegance, it has wrapped the famous frames of fashion icons from Audrey Hepburn to Gwyneth Paltrow to uber-it-girl Sienna Miller. Now us eco-chicks can get in…

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    Sevilla Solar Tower

    For months, my husband has been raving about a solar tower in Sevilla, Spain, and finally, I’ve seen pictures! Catching the Rays (c) BBC The BBC took a tour of the power plant, one of the first of its kind, and it was exciting to see the theory in action.…

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    Luminous Fish

    This afternoon I managed to catch MR2, the radio show of the Massachusetts Review, broadcast from WMUA at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The guest was Dr. Lynn Margulis, there to talk about her latest book, Luminous Fish, just released from Vermont-based independent press Chelsea Green. Margulis is best known for…

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    Another Eco-Chick in New York

    I’m in New York City, for the first time ever this week. I think my new favorite thing to do is to just go around taking random photos, landing at my friends house and photo shopping the hell out of them. Anyway, I have to say I’m impressed with how…

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    Patriarchy of Pork

    While reading through my environmental ethics text book today (that will be used for a class called Philosophy and the Environment…woot!) I came across a section called “Patriarchy of Pork or Feminist Fuss” in a chapter called “Ethics and Animals”. The section is only about a page long (a bit…

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    Arcosanti

    For some reason, in my life, Arcosanti keeps appearing whenever I’m doing research on something else. I’m drawn to this experiment in human living and I think that means that someday I will end up there. Paolo Soleri, and architect who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright,┬áis the father of Arcosanti,…