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And the pressure is on

Pressure cookers that is, yesterday while surfing the internet, I ran across an article on Mother Earth News about cooking with pressure cookers. It reminded me of how much I love mine, I have a 6 quart stainless steel Presto … Continued

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Micro-travel trailer

This has got to be the tiniest travel trailer I have seen to date, this designed to be pulled with a bicycle, yes I said bicycle! It weighs in at around 100 pounds, it is 8.5 feet long and 3.25 … Continued

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Happy Fathers Day

Today is a bittersweet day for me, it’s Fathers Day AND it’s my mother’s birthday, both of my parents are deceased, my mother many years ago, she never got to see my life as I live it now but I … Continued

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Blatant Flaw in Papal Eco-Encyclical

*Humble Pope Blasts Market Economy *Adds Voice to Man-made Warming Arguments *But Fails to Address Contraception *Birth Control and Population Limits Not on Agenda ROME— Pope Francis’ much-discussed Full text of encyclical on the environment is a burning indictment of … Continued

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Battery desulfator review – update

“How many blinks do we have?”, “It’s time to change the panels…”, those are common phrases around here, if you hear these statements, we are talking about our solar system. It’s a small system, very small by most standards, but … Continued

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Summer is (almost) officially here

I say almost because it doesn’t officially begin until the 21st of this month, and the fact that I am sitting here with thermal pants on, it’s cold! Well not really COLD, but cool, too chilly for shorts that’s for … Continued

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Arrests Celebrate 800 Years of Freedom

Police moved in on Runnymede Eco-village friday night to prevent a 3 day “Alternative Magna Carta Festival.” The Historic site, where the Magna Carta was signed 800 years ago, has become a symbol of the fight for real environmentalism and … Continued

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Canadian container home goes viral

OTTAWA–When Joseph Dupuis decided to spend the summer of 2012 building a cabin in the woods out of three shipping containers, he never realized his project would go viral. That’s exactly what happened to him when his photographer friend, Japhet … Continued

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Spanish govt to tax Solar batteries

Cash-strapped Spain is planning to tax homes that produce their own energy through solar power and store some of it using batteries, according to El Pais newspaper. Amounts due will discourage the use of home solar panels. But off-grid consumers … Continued