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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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Winter Storms: Slow Down, Snuggle In

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · lifestyle, simplicity, transportation

During a startling heat wave last May I advised slowing down as the best way to respond to it, both for happiness and to contain our carbon emissions. And now that my town (Portland, Oregon) is gripped with unusual amounts of snow and ice, I advise we slow down, snuggle in, and telework, walk or [...]


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