Monthly Archives: March 2016

Earth in April

April is where you’ll find Earth Day. Actually, there are environmentally-focused events taking place all month long… inflation being what it is, April would seem to have become “Earth Month.” Not that there’s anything wrong with that. What are you … Continue reading

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Tempus Fugit

For those people and organizations that received Year 2 funding, it’s time to give a little feedback. It’s a fairly painless process, most everybody has already sent in the info, and because it’s a 4-times-a-year thing now, it’s a lot … Continue reading

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Save the Date

The EECOI is holding it’s 2nd quarter general meeting at Engine House #9 on April 28th, from 4-7pm. (Our pattern this year calls for alternating business-style and more social meetings and this one is scheduled to be one of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Hank

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Adams

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Money, money, money

The Finance subcommittee is still looking for a couple members. If you are interested in identifying possible grant sources, working with other committee members to secure funding from new places for the EECOI’s expanding programs. It’s a relatively painless position, … Continue reading

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Science and Advocacy

Is science value-free? Put another way, does taking a scientific approach preclude any talk of values? Is science simply a search for facts and verifiable results, completely separate from any value-driven discussion about what those results might mean for our … Continue reading

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Directions

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you.” That’s a paraphrase, I’m sure, but it’s one of those little nuggets of wisdom that are strewn around Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, disguised as jokes or mere … Continue reading

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Put a Bird on it

This year, the Tahoma Audubon’s annual contest for Pierce County youth in 1st-8th grades focuses on the birds of Mt. Rainier, in celebration of both the National Park Service centennial and Every Kid in a Park campaign. Participants are invited … Continue reading

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The Ides of March

Terribly sorry about the break in posts here the last few days. Without going into too many gruesome details, let’s just say I’ve been pretty sick. I understand it’s been going around lately and it may have something to do … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories

The Foss Waterway Seaport, in conjunction with students from Tacoma’s School of the Arts, is reprising its great show from last year, ghostly tales from the early days of the Tacoma waterfront. “Ghosts In the Balfour Dock Building,” showcases not … Continue reading

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