To Stand Up and Reap The Benefits
    October 2, 2009
    To Stand up and Reap the Benefits

    I was right to desire my anonymity during my campaign, as the method for curbing my efforts came in a letter of retaliation from the property manager at The Arbors a week before Christmas and then a C…

    My Neighbors (2)
    October 1, 2009
    My Neighbors

    I knew I had a window of opportunity during the winter, in that I could breathe clean air for the first time in months, and could now focus on developing a strategy to keep the roofers from coming bac…

    Some early success
    September 30, 2009
    Some early success

    Living in this community with constant roofing tar fumes felt like Russian roulette; never knowing which house was next and how far away the source of the fumes would be from our home was a constant s…

    Becoming an Activist
    September 29, 2009
    Becoming an Activist

    How does one become an activist? I cannot speak for others, but for me, I became an activist out of pure necessity; to heal my lungs from exposure to hot asphalt roofing tar, and to protect my daughte…

    The Beginning of a Campaign
    September 28, 2009
    The Beginning of a Campaign

    How often do you think about the air you breathe? If you’re like I was, most likely thoughts about air, or air quality, are limited to only really bad air quality days, if at all. Other responsibili…