Friday, July 27, 2007
And one by one, the pet blogging posts steal my sanity ...
More Pet Blogging
- See the Friday Ark, featuring a compilation of today's pet blogging posts, over at The Modulator.
- Check the M&O Archives for some previous Milo & Otis appearances.
- Carnival of the Cats, coming at you every Sunday.
- And one of the funniest/cutest/obsessivest (OK, I know that's not a word!) sites for cat photos, StuffOnMyCat.com is a must see. Take it from them: Stuff + Cats = Awesome!
- And for a funny and saccharin sweet photo collection of cat, kitty, and other critters that have been tagged with LOL, go see I Can Has a Cheezeburger? Really, these are good.
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
LOVE TARA March - Dublin - July 21 2007 at 1.00pm
Please help us promote our LOVE TARA march which will take place on Saturday July 21 in at 1.00pm. We will march from the Garden of Remembrance to the Department of the Environment, Custom House Quay, where we will hand in 50,000 petition signatures. Please email your contacts, post a natice on your favorite message boards, write a letter to the newspapers, call your local radio station, contact celebrities, political parties, etc... This may be last chance for the public to have their say.
Irish Times - TaraWatch steps up M3 protests Irish Examiner - Ireland facing EU fines over environmental failures Irish Independent - Tara protester threatens new court action to halt motorway Sunday Business Post - Commission issues fourth warning over landfill pollution
Tara activists picket Irish embassies
Campaigners opposed to the M3 motorway running through the historic Tara Valley have started to hold a series of demonstrations in three different countiries today.
TaraWatch held protests outside Leinster House inand the earlier.
There will be protests later in, and .
A protest march will also be held inon Saturday, July 21st at 1pm, which will go from the Garden of Remembrance to Custom House, the headquarters of the Department of the Environment.
Campaigners have said they are "inflamed" by what they describe as the Green Party's election pact with Fianna Fáil to agree to the M3 motorway project and today's announcement by Environment Minister John Gormley that the Government will not re-route the road despite Euopean criticism.
The demonstrations come as Minister for the Environment John Gormley holds talks today with European Commissioner for the Environment Stavros Dimas in.
Campaigners claim international support has grown rapidly since the World Monuments Fund designated Tara one of the World's 100 Most Endangered sites.
Darren Delahunty, one of the organisers of the London protest, said: "Irish people in theare outraged at the refusal of the Irish authorities to try and proceed with the road, even when the public are so against it."
A "Love Tara" march will be held on Saturday, July 21st, in.
Friday, July 13, 2007
Thursday, July 12, 2007
Thursday, July 05, 2007
The Prius has become, in a sense, the four-wheel equivalent of those rubber "issue bracelets" in yellow and other colors - it shows the world that its owner cares. [International Herald Tribune 07/04/2007] [Centre Daily Times 07/05/2007]Full Disclosure: I drive a Subaru Forester. I chose it for it's safety ratings, four-wheel drive ability, and because I can sit up straight in it. Yes, I'm concerned about the environment and the "Arab crack pipe", but I'm waiting for hybrid tech to improve and become more sustainable before I try it out.