The Thoughtful Earthling

Bigger and Better Ways to Fight Our Plastic Problem

Handy ways to curb plastic use, beyond ditching straws.

08/07/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Resolutions

52 Weeks of Politics, Poetry, and Pain at Lawndale

Sculptor Elaine Bradford and poet Sara Cress teamed up to capture weekly snapshots as 2017 unfolded.

07/12/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Medicine

Houston Has a Worryingly High Vaccination Opt-Out Rate

Of 15 U.S. counties who clocked in with large numbers of unvaccinated kindergarteners, Harris County ranked seventh.

07/04/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom