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About ranchersdaughter91

If someone would have asked me a year ago what the most important goal I have for my life was, I would have answered them a successful career. Now I have realized, if I was asked that question my answer would simply be happiness in life. I would be lying if I did not admit that a career in interior merchandising is still very important to me, my priorities have changed just a little. I want to strive everyday to be a person that brings light to those around me. I want to love as I have been loved, serve as I have been served, and be a friend in a world that is not so friendly at times.

I have joined the “Treehuggers”

What does sustainability mean to me?  Sustainability is a lifestyle; it is the conscience, everyday decision to live for a higher purpose than ones self. It is the selfless actions of people who care about the future of our plant … Continue reading

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Good for the environment and business!

Kate Fletcher does a great job in the first chapter of her book on laying the foundation for understanding material diversity. I really like the definition she gives for material diversity: To guide and promote the long-term health, resilience and … Continue reading

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We Will Soon Rule!!

I have really enjoyed this week on my sustainable journey.  Learning about Cradle-to-Cradle, closed loop products and a circular economy has really given me hope about our future.  I am not a very idealistic thinker so it is harder for … Continue reading

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How beautiful the world could be…..

This weeks reading, “Scoping the Territory: Design, Activism and Sustainability” was dense and required full attention but I think that it was one of the best ones yet.  It pulled all of what we have been learning this semester together. … Continue reading

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Less is always more~

Need: A situation in which someone or something must do or have something Want: To desire or wish for (something)  These are definitions according to the Webster’s Dictionary. Obviously they carry two entirely different meanings but our culture today uses … Continue reading

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attachment disorder….

Step one of recovery, admitting the problem: Hi my name is Emily, and I have an attachment disorder. While reading about empathic knowledge and how it relates sustainable design, I felt so proud of myself for the excessive amount of … Continue reading

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It’s SO me!

I have always been the one in my family who loves to go shopping, whether it is a garage/yard sale, thrift store, or an antique shop I can always find something I love.  Some of my favorite memories are going … Continue reading

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