About

Why Teal Green?

“Green” is the most overused, abused and watered down color there is at the moment (well, except maybe the color pink – but that’s a subject for a complete post).  It means everything and nothing.  Teal Green is about recapturing the spirit of remembering that everything is connected and if we don’t take care of each other and the planet we live on, everything else we do is pretty pointless.  But it is also about doing it in a way that appeals to people, rather than punishing them.  It’s OK to enjoy life, it just might be a good idea to be mindful of the life you’re enjoying.

Mind

Writer, educator, visionary,  problem solver

Rebuilding communities, choice architecture

Body

Biker, walker, hiker, swimmer, canoer, camper, climber, explorer, adventurer

Heart

Nurturer, motivator, cheer leader, dreamer, family glue, story teller, worrier, policeman

Favorite quotes:

BY FAR THE MOST IMPORTANT:  “If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.”  – Jackie Kennedy

“Everyone is a genius.  But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.”  – A. Einstein

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”
—Thomas Edison, in conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone, March 1931

“It’s no use saying ‘we are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.” – Winston Churchill

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