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The Best Entertainment I’ve Ever Had

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · community, entertainment, food & drink, health & well being, simplicity

Pretend we were all alive together 300 years ago, or 300,000 years ago. What would we do for fun, in the absence of  internet, movies, television, and everything else made possible by cheap fossil fuels? I think we’d do  what my friends did with me last night to celebrate my birthday: entertain each other without [...]


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Jean Goes Green With Clothes

June 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment · lifestyle, sustainability

As some of you know, I struggle not just with a weakness for Haagen Dazs, but some clothes-horse tendencies, as well. While I can proudly report 17 days of abstinence today from any ice cream (and I don’t feel deprived, I feel fine), I confess to a little shopping episode at Patagonia before I left [...]


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Looking Forward To . . .

June 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments · sustainability

A few varied notes: I’m leaving tomorrow afternoon for Bend, Oregon for a conference on public participation and to be filmed for a cable TV segment on transportation options . . . . . Hanmi and I are working on the Resources For Good Living Page and plan to post it on Summer Solstice (June [...]


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