Monthly Archives: February 2014

Clark County Green Neighbors DIY Fair

February 28, 2014
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Clark County Green Neighbors DIY Fair

Free DIY Fair Saturday March 15th 9-4pm A free event offering 32 workshops to help you do simple projects around your home. Parking:  On-site parking is free and available in the lots adjacent to Gaiser Hall.  You can enter from Fort Vancouver Way.  We will have directional signs that should help you locate these lots.…

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The Afterlife of a Junked Car

February 28, 2014
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The Afterlife of a Junked Car

It happens to the best of vehicles. Regardless of how many times they were lovingly polished or blissfully neglected, all cars eventually reach the end of their useful lives (aside from the timeless, restored classics). Although most of us do not like to imagine what happens to our beloved set of wheels after we say…

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Friday — What is rockin’ my world!

February 27, 2014
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Friday — What is rockin’ my world!

Hey, that’s me at TribalCon in Atlanta last weekend… such a fun festival! More on that later…but want to see our performance now? Go here… In my dance classes and workshops, I am always starting and ending in a circle. The circle has no beginning and no end. Everyone is equal. It brings us all…

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Why Does My Website Look Different Across Browsers?

February 26, 2014
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It’s a question that has perturbed developers since the dawn of the internet. The code we produce is the same, no matter which browser is reading it… and yet, it can appear very differently on diverse screens and devices using different browsers. The explanations for this phenomenon are myriad, owing to both browser bugs (or…

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Taking Tribal Global – Rochester NY and Collective Dance love

February 25, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global – Rochester NY and Collective Dance love

Greetings from Scotland! Deirdre here, and from the cozy cubbyhole of the Dance Den, I can feel the connection and the passion this great dance can provide. Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance (TM) is a global movement and it becomes a lifestyle for so many of us, helping us to move positively through the complexities of…

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Portfolio Overview

February 24, 2014
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Portfolio Overview

Dubrovnik, Crotia New Platinum members, and even some old-timers, can use a portfolio overview from time to time.  Since not all portfolios are managed the same, the following will provide guidance and you can choose your investment style accordingly. Passively Managed:  The Schrodinger is our long-running passively managed portfolio.  To learn more about this portfolio,…

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Radon, an Invisible, Odorless Northwest Issue

February 24, 2014
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Radon, an Invisible, Odorless Northwest Issue

Portland and Vancouver have a radon issue– one that has been here for thousands of years–and it is not going to go away. The soil in the Willamette Valley, much of Clark County, and the Columbia River Gorge has a granite component, Ice Age material brought down the Columbia River from Montana repeatedly between 10,000…

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Radon, an Invisible, Ordorless Northwest Issue

February 24, 2014
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Radon, an Invisible, Ordorless Northwest Issue

Portland and Vancouver have a radon issue– one that has been here for thousands of years–and it is not going to go away. The soil in the Willamette Valley, much of Clark County, and the Columbia River Gorge has a granite component, Ice Age material brought down the Columbia River from Montana repeatedly between 10,000…

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Will California Get Smart About Water?

February 24, 2014
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Will California Get Smart About Water?

The California drought is big news for the state and the nation.  California’s agriculture sector, which supplies about half the nation’s fruit and vegetables and uses about 80% of the state’s water, will have to idle about half a million acres because of the lack of water.  That will have negative impacts on local economies…

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Happy Birthday Courtney as we Read Across America

February 23, 2014
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Happy Birthday Courtney as we Read Across America

West Texas Girls – At a picnic on the Rio Grande So, I just finished doing the Court’s Kids taxes, something I, as a creative, am not a fan of. But, as President of Court’s Kids, it is my serious task for the year. My main fear is that I will goof it up. We…

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