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Saving Electricity Like Bits of String

by: EJ on 09/07/2009
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"When it comes to conservation, using less electricity is often the first thing many people think of when they think of being green and living small. This can be the largest part of it all. This is also the part where the changes are the easiest to implement, your progress the easiest to track the savings are the easiest to see. You get that …

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Wearing Smaller Shoes with Uncle Chippie

by: EJ on 09/06/2009
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I am very pleased to introduce Chip Haynes, author of Wearing Smaller Shoes: Living Light on the Big Blue Marble and The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People as our guest blogger this week.

So welcome to the world of living small. It has nothing to do with height, although, yes, I am short, and everything to do with leading a life of less …

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Guest Post - Albert Bates

by: Heather on 08/28/2009
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Albert Bates, author of The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times, is currently in Ireland teaching a permaculture course. He will be doing book signings in Counties Tipperary, Killarny, Kells, and at the Electric Picnic and Dublin Fringe next week. He sent along this story from the Tipperary paper. Sláinte …

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Open Letter to Barack Obama

by: Heather on 08/12/2009
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As the US healthcare debate heats up, Chip Haynes, author of Wearing Smaller Shoes and The Practical Cyclist, wades into the arena with this open letter to President Obama. His suggestion, while controversial, would save many lives. Thanks for sharing your letter Chip!

August 8, 2009

President Barack Obama
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, D.C. …

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Seven Wonders of the 21st Century

by: Heather on 08/11/2009
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This message of hope just in from Guy Dauncey, editor of The101SolutionsSeries. (This entry originally appeared in the July issue of Common Ground and is reprinted with the author's permission.) Thanks Guy!

Seven Wonders of the 21st Century

THE NEW CENTURY is only nine years old and already our prospects for the future have become a full-blown …

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