This week in legal news

Here are some highlights from the week: Washington’s legalization of marijuana went into effect, but the federal government might be challenging it.  And the UN is encouraging the challenge. Washington started giving out marriage licenses on Thursday to same sex couples! And the first…

Water Wednesday

Catching up on my news reading and here are some interesting articles on water and climate change, for #WaterWednesday on Twitter. Rising Seas, Vanishing Coastlines and Is This the End?  Both are commentaries on climate change and its anticipated effects from the NY Times Sunday Review….

Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day, and the theme is “Power of We.”  So far they have registered “2220 blogs from 114 countries, using 43 different languages.”  It’s a pretty cool to be able to participate!   This day and this theme are important because of all the challenges…

Wednesday’s Water News — UPDATED

It’s Wednesday, humpday, and the day we celebrate water on the internet — tweeting about #waterwednesday. In today’s water news, the Portland City Council is voting on the controversial decision to fluoridate Portland’s water.  Portland is the nation’s biggest city without fluoride.  UPDATE: The…

Hunger Games

Something fun for today, I’ve been reading the Hunger Games for my book club.  It’s actually a group of women, who are mostly lawyers.  We’ve read a wide range of books and thought we’d try something from pop culture.  Turns out it’s actually a…