Monthly Archives: July 2010

Best news in a long time: Water declared a basic human right

July 30, 2010
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Best news in a long time: Water declared a basic human right

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B the Change: B-Human, B-Good, B-Light, B-Organized, B-Change by Peter Fisher, Human Investing

July 30, 2010
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Becoming a certified B Corporation has been a good experience as it’s taken already established thinking and caused us to look even deeper at how we can make a greater impact.  Having four wonderful children (all under 10) at home makes me a fan of many animated movies; my favorite being Finding Nemo.  The scene…

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Twitter Round Up

July 30, 2010
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The best and most informative articles found on Twitter this week on topics such as social media, marketing, blogging, design, creativity, good business practices, fun stuff and more! Related posts: Twitter Conversations Twitter provided the arena for instant connections and conversations with… Do You Follow Everyone Who Follows You on Twitter? I’ve been using Twitter…

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Geek Marketing at the San Diego Comic Con

July 30, 2010
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Some of these marketing items might even spark a creative idea or two for your company next time you need some marketing buzz, are attending a convention, or just looking to do something a little more our of the box than what you’re used to. No related posts. Related posts brought to you by Yet…

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My First Organic Garden Report

July 29, 2010
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My First Organic Garden Report

Hello fellow organic gardeners.  Long time readers of this blog, will know that I am an avid organic gardener. I normally would have posted numerous blogs by this point about my garden but this year my garden has not been as active as last year. The bugs, which were once the bane of my existence…

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Maude Delivers!

July 29, 2010
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Maude Delivers!

Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s historic decision by the United Nations General Assembly which (finally!) added water and sanitation to their list of basic human rights –  thanks in large part to her tireless advocacy – the esteemed Maude Barlow, visited our little town and spoke at an event sponsored by our local Peace…

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The Colonial Revival House

July 29, 2010
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In the previous two issues of Northwest Renovation, this column has reviewed two house styles from the American Colonial Period: The Dutch Colonial, and the Cape Cod. This issue will look at the most common house style resulting from this period, known simply as “The Colonial Revival.” Southwest Portland home designed by Ellis Laurence in…

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Aging in Place

July 29, 2010
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Aging and disability are facts of life. If you live long enough you will end up needing modifications to your home — that is if you want to continue living in relative comfort. Face it, try as we will, there comes a time when we will not be able to enjoy the level of mobility…

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10 Tips For Greener Remodeling

July 29, 2010
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Truth be told, after seeking out energy-saving appliances with a proven return-on-investment (that comes relatively quickly), most people aren’t that focused on being green when they decide to remodel or restore a home. But given a little education about the options — and if the price is right — home renovators will generally take the…

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1,300 mile walk to bring awareness to SolarAid’s renewable energy project

July 28, 2010
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1,300 mile walk to bring awareness to SolarAid’s renewable energy project

As you’re all aware Great Britain isn’t a very big place, the island that includes England, Scotland and Wales is smaller than any Canadian Province or many US states – it occupies about the same amount of land as Kansas. While it’s comparatively small it would still make for a long walk from its northeastern…

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