Community, Connect

A day at the fair!

The CATALYST Clean Air Solutions Fair, January 19, was one of the most engaging yet. A huge thank you to all of our exhibitors, donors and volunteers (see next page). And thanks to …

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Expand, Intuitive Arts

Metaphors for the month

Osho Zen Tarot:  Flowering, Traveling, Trust Medicine Cards: Spider, Lynx, Crow Mayan Oracle: Ben, Realm Shift, Universal Movement Ancient Egyptian Tarot: The Empress, The Devil, P …

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Education

February 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond February 1 Sun rise 7:37am, sunset 5:44pm. Salt Lake temp averages 46° F. / 31°, with five days of rain. Febr …

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Entertainment

An Evening with two awful men

When the worst president ever meets a rash assassin “People get me mixed up with Millard Fillmore. Millard! Or they can’t place me at all. You think this won’t happen to you. But I …

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Mindfulness, Resources

Can this be recycled?

Recycling rules change with the market. We’re here to keep you abreast of the latest news! I get asked the question almost daily, from family, friends, neighbors: “Can this be recy …

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness of thinking

Making peace with the monkey mind This is my idea of hell—or at least, one iteration of it: sitting on a 30-day silent meditation retreat with one little phrase of a Strauss polka …

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Astrology, Culture

year of the pig

A sense of optimism and generosity are in the air as we welcome the Year of the Earth Pig. February 5, 2019 marks a time to “eat, drink and be merry,” as the party Pig arrives to b …

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Education, Gender Equality

Women Of Wisdom: Debra Daniels

Debra Daniels, U of U Women’s Resource Center, on the power and importance of mentors. Growing up in Ogden, Utah in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Debra Daniels, 63, was too young …

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Arts, Culture, Entertainment

Rumi: Beyond the mind, into the heart

Jung Society reprises Coleman Barks and cellist Eugene Friesen on February 17 “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond” – Rumi (The Guest H …

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Garden, Permaculture

Beyond organic and sustainable

“Regenerative” farming can feed the world – and maybe even reverse effects of climate change. My friend, I have some wonderful news for you. This is news of a new paradigm, of a cu …

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Community

Caffe Ibis Opens Red Chair

The Red Chair, a project of Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasters, recently opened on the University of Utah’s campus. Located in the first-floor common area of the new Sorenson Arts & Ed …

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Garden, Local Harvest

From growing broccoli to farming carbon

Utah’s 3rd annual Farm & Food conference breeds enthusiasm and new ideas Chickens are a great role model for kids. They wake up rarin’ to go, they put themselves to bed early, …

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Environmental Politics, Health

You can legislate the air!

Air quality-related proposals for Utah’s 2019 legislative session Tier 3 gasoline has made many headlines in the past year and is touted as one of the most crucial strategies for c …

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Environmental Politics, Health, Social Justice

Free fare days

A great idea whose time (we hope) has come This legislative session may be a banner year for air quality! The Governor’s unprecedented request for $100 million of the budget surplu …

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Alternative Therapies, Health

That S.A.D. lingering feeling

For mild to moderate symptoms, try these Even though spring is just around the corner, for some, the last months of winter seem unbearable. They’ve had enough of the frigid cold, s …

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Memior

Dressing our flaws in beautiful penmanship

I  have always taken for granted that I can transfer things from my brain box down through my fingers, onto a keyboard and off onto some electronic location. In the old days, I was …

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Live, Think, Transportation

Three Utah Organizations Discuss Utah’s Air Quality

We know air quality is an issue, especially when we awaken to a skyline of smog. It’s definitely a problem which has caught the eye of many Utah organizations. On Feb. 11, the Univ …

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Holidays, Love, Relationships

Valentine’s Day May Have More Potential for Finding Love Than You Thought

How many of us are actually excited for Valentine’s Day? The hyper-commercialized holiday of cheap paper cards and red flowers with ribbons. The holiday of “love.” The only reason …

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