Monthly Archives: October 2010

Small Things

October 30, 2010 We live in a world of small things, but did you know that a world of small things also lives in us?  According to an article in Miller-McCune magazine titled, Bacteria “R” Us, http://www.miller-mccune.com/science-environment/bacteria-r-us-23628/, an estimated ninety … Continue reading

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No Blog Post Today

I’ve been waiting around for phone calls about repair work around the house and catching up on small repairs I can do for myself, but I’ll be back with a post next week.  Hope you’re having nice fall weather where … Continue reading

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Doom and the Working Poor – Hanging Together

October 16, 2010 “We must all hang together, or most assuredly we will all hang separately.”  Benjamin Franklin, at the signing of the Declaration of Independence During the 2007 ice storm that engulfed Springfield, we hung together.  The talk show … Continue reading

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Doom and the Working Poor – Shelter and Warmth

October 9, 2010   Whether you believe we evolved into hairless primates or some deity created us that way, that little prank has turned out to be a double-edged sword.  It forced us to be a bit more creative in … Continue reading

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Doom and the Working Poor – Food and Water for the Long Haul

October 2, 2010 Last week I talked mostly about gardening, which is food for the long haul if we are entering a long emergency.  There’s just no way around that.  And I would love to see every neighborhood park in … Continue reading

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