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March 30, 2014

SHADES OF GREEN: Being 'political' important to environmental future

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This whole precious thing called life is complicated, tangled and “political,” which has many definitions. People think of it as governmental responsibility, but to me it also means personal accountability vs. lack of accountability, knowledge and wisdom vs. ignorance and stupidity and action vs. inaction.

Thinking and being “political” is imperative.

Most importantly to me, being “political” means talking over supper about what’s happening in this magnificent world of ours, perhaps letting Sen. Donnelly know he only needs to fly home every other weekend or thanking the mayor for walking to work.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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