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Suppleness And Going Beyond First Glance

December 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments · energy, global warming and climate change, health & well being, simplicity

It’s a frigid 18 degrees as I write here in Portland, Oregon, with the air so dry that the skin on the back of my right hand is brittle, cracking into little red lesions, despite my frequently rubbing lotion into them to keep them supple. In this same moment, Copenhagen, Denmark where the world climate [...]


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52 Billion Miles Saved!

August 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments · lifestyle, transportation

Too long without a post! I just returned from a trip (via Amtrak, my favorite travel-mode) to Olympia, Washington, where I was researching that state’s outstanding transportation options program. I am so itching to do in Oregon the kinds of trip-reduction programs they are doing in Washington (I work in transportation). On a separate but [...]


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