Posts Tagged: environment

Earth under the weather

A Treatment Plan For Earth Day

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? On Earth Day, can we all  finally acknowledge that our earth is under the weather? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case

Earth under the weather

A Treatment Plan For Earth Day

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? On Earth Day, can we all  finally acknowledge that our earth is under the weather? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case

Vintage ad illustration Energy and Power

A Cure For Our Planet?

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Chronic symptoms include severe drought, dangerous floods and deadly heat

Vintage ad illustration Energy and Power

A Cure For Our Planet?

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Chronic symptoms include severe drought, dangerous floods and deadly heat

collage Sally Edelstein Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

Who didn’t believe in better living through chemistry? Post war Americans were eager to live out the dreams depicted in the color drenched ads that ran in all the magazines. Our romance with novelty blossomed as the world of plastics

collage Sally Edelstein Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

Who didn’t believe in better living through chemistry? Post war Americans were eager to live out the dreams depicted in the color drenched ads that ran in all the magazines. Our romance with novelty blossomed as the world of plastics

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

vintage illustration fall foliagee

Vintage Fall Follies-Fallout Pt II

    The blaze of fall color took on a different meaning, the autumn of 1959. Many neighbors did not only burn autumn leaves but their trash as well, giving new meaning to fall cleanup. Burn Baby Burn There was

vintage illustration fall foliagee

Vintage Fall Follies-Fallout Pt II

    The blaze of fall color took on a different meaning, the autumn of 1959. Many neighbors did not only burn autumn leaves but their trash as well, giving new meaning to fall cleanup. Burn Baby Burn There was

Vintage family Playing in Leaves

Vintage Fall Follies

Burning Leaves- Hokey Smokey! The smell of burning leaves is forever seared in my mind. As memorable as the blazing orange and red colors of the fall leaves of my childhood were , it was the vibrant warmth of the

Vintage family Playing in Leaves

Vintage Fall Follies

Burning Leaves- Hokey Smokey! The smell of burning leaves is forever seared in my mind. As memorable as the blazing orange and red colors of the fall leaves of my childhood were , it was the vibrant warmth of the

1960s housewife laundry

Plugged into the American Dream

  In 1956 happy homemaker Helen Watson didn’t give a hoot about leaving carbon footprints; in fact if one were pointed out to her she’d most likely plug-in her powerful Electrolux vacuum and sweep it all away. Was she concerned

1960s housewife laundry

Plugged into the American Dream

  In 1956 happy homemaker Helen Watson didn’t give a hoot about leaving carbon footprints; in fact if one were pointed out to her she’d most likely plug-in her powerful Electrolux vacuum and sweep it all away. Was she concerned

vintage illustration of sick earth

Our Planet is Under the Weather

Despite all the climate change deniers, Mother Earth is severely under the weather. Due to decades of addiction, the earth is battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Left untreated, addiction to fossil fuels is often fatal.

vintage illustration of sick earth

Our Planet is Under the Weather

Despite all the climate change deniers, Mother Earth is severely under the weather. Due to decades of addiction, the earth is battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Left untreated, addiction to fossil fuels is often fatal.

vintage woman home freezer

Kitchen Garden All Year Round

Thanks to war-time research and  American know how, growing up in suburban mid-century America  I would be the happy recipient of a veritable bushel basket of sun-kissed, vitamin rich fruits and vegetables. No other country we were told  “has the

vintage woman home freezer

Kitchen Garden All Year Round

Thanks to war-time research and  American know how, growing up in suburban mid-century America  I would be the happy recipient of a veritable bushel basket of sun-kissed, vitamin rich fruits and vegetables. No other country we were told  “has the

man smoking cigarettes gardening

Post War Pesticides on Parade

Breathe Easier Mid Century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put to use in

man smoking cigarettes gardening

Post War Pesticides on Parade

Breathe Easier Mid Century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put to use in