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Boulder, Colorado Named Happiest City in the US

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Yes! Woohoo! I'm psyched! That's just what I, as a citizen of Boulder, Colorado, say when waking up each morning.

Is Plastic Wrap Toxic?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

See-through Cancer? I *knew* there was a reason I hate plastic-wrapped pastries in cafes..! ...Oh, right, PVC=cancer and other evils for our heal...

John Mackey, Whole Foods CEO: I Don't Believe In Climate Change

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

John Mackey is finally losing me. His statements on climate change represents The Whole Foods CEO's latest foot-in-mouth jaunt through self-delighted devil's-advocate frankness.

Is Avatar a "Recruiting Film for Eco Terrorists?"

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Is Avatar a "Recruiting Film for Eco Terrorists?"

The Greenest Top Ten Holiday Gift List of Them All

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

What to get for that-special-someone who has everything? Nothing.

Saving Our Rainforests: Just a Sip Away?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

When Coke buys Odwalla or Pepsi buys Naked Juice, The Man dumbs the product down. It's no longer quite so high-quality, quite so green -- because The Man is about the bottom lines, not triple bottom lines.

Bill McKibben and Climate Scientists in Boulder: A Critical Report

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Why are we losing the war against climate change? Because Americans are, more and more, merely preaching to our respective choirs.

Pema Chodron: How To Do Tonglen, A Meditation Practice For Difficult Times

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

I grew up knowing Pema Chodron (the second most popular Buddhist in America, after that Dalai Lama guy). Or, rather, she knew me (I was just a little kid running around not paying attention to anything).

Is Larry David Right? Can Dogs be "Racist"? This is a Job for Cesar Millan

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

How do we teach our confused furry pals that security guards, homeless gentlemen or African-Americans aren't anything to be afraid of?

Why I Ain't About to Boycott Whole Foods

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

I, for one, am not going to boycott Whole Foods. I'm not throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

Michael Pollan, Julie & Julia, Top Chef -- and Your Health

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

I do like to eat, but (as an uncivilized bachelor) I don't know how to cook or much care about cooking. That is, until Michael Pollan, told about the key to saving the food situation.

Organics No Better Than Chemical/GMO/Sewage Sludge-Soaked "Food"?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Studies like the FSA report need to look beyond the dinner plate and recognize that organic farming's avoidance of chemicals offers health benefits beyond nutrition.

Money Magazine Names Eco-Hipsterless Louisville, Colorado Best Place to Live

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Some towns nestled along the Rockies are full of pretentious eco-hipsters. Not Louisville.