The Birth Control Blog

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I can’t believe it is Friday already, niiiice! Now, as you may or may not have noticed recently, there has been a lot of craziness in the news regarding the mandate that employers’ health care plans, under the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act (, include funding for birth control care for women. Continue reading The Birth Control Blog

State of the Union

Hello Blog Readers!  I’m not sure if any of you had a chance to watch the State of the Union, but I did, and here some environment-related takeaways that I noted:  First off, Obama has doubled down on green energy, in spite of pressure from his opponents: Continue reading State of the Union

Standing Room Only?

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Mark is back on the blog this week.  Fiona did a great job last week with her account of picking up garbage from the Willamette River, thanks Fiona!

One part of my job involves mapping things out on Google maps.  Like most people, I prefer the hybrid map that shows street names across satellite images.  One thing I keep noticing is how developed everything is, and how new developments keep popping up.  It makes me wonder; where are all of the animals hanging out?  Continue reading Standing Room Only?