Category Archives: Ecofeminism


Before and After The first thing I do every morning is go out on the terrace to look at the plants.  It gives me a buzz.  This morning there was a closed hibiscus that, abracadabra, right before my eyes opened … Continue reading

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Resuscitate Your Soap

For bathing I like nice bars of soap made from olive oil and aloe. But lathering up my body wears them out and the bars quickly turn into slivers that jump out of my hand when wet.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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The Diary of Opal Whiteley

“Our imagination is the instrument of knowledge.” Opal Whiteley Opal claimed to be the daughter of Henri, Prince of Orleans but, after a tragic accident, she was taken to Oregon and adopted by Ed and Lizzie Whiteley. Her new family … Continue reading

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My friend, Franca, recently shared an article by Goffredo Parise, Italian journalist (and companion of artist Giosetta Fioroni) entitled “Il rimedio è la povertà” (“The remedy is poverty”). The article attacks modern man’s addiction to consumerism.  Parise made a distinction … Continue reading

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Jammin’ with the Pope, an unexpected harmony

Today is my blog’s 12th birthday.  I started ART FOR HOUSEWIVES after reading “The Scientific Warning” of 1992.  Spooky stuff.  It starts out like this: Human beings and the natural world are on a collision course. Human activities inflict harsh … Continue reading

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Trashtastic Thursday with Cynthia Korzekwa

Originally posted on everydaytrash:
For the latest installment of our periodic Tuesday (and sometimes Thursday) series of trash talks, I caught up with artist, activist and garblogger Cynthia Korzekwa of Art for Housewives—one of the first sites to blogroll everydaytrash…

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Vibrating With Plants

Day 19 back on the path Since  1953, music worldwide has been tuned to 440 hertz as opposed to the previous 432 hertz. The idea to do so originated with Nazi propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels.  Apparently, this pitch goes against … Continue reading

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