Archive for March 2009

The Story Of Stuff

Worth watching! This 20 minute video might just change your thinking about all your “stuff”

An energy efficient clothes dryer that saves money…who woulda thunk it!

Energy Efficient Clothes Dryer

Energy Efficient Clothes Dryer

Lurking in the basement of American homes is a box which destroys clothing and gets paid to do it. These unsuspecting Americans pay for the electricity or gas that this box chugs down, put up with the demands the frequent sacrifice of a single sock, sigh in annoyance as garments cling together at the end of the ordeal and then shrug and continue to feed it. They don’t realize that the problems can be eliminated by air-drying clothing.

Here in NE PA, with the weather getting warmer and the time just about right to start hanging clothes outside again. There is absolutely nothing better than the sweet smell of sun dried clothing fresh off the clothesline.

Here’s the benefits from drying outside:
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What it all boils down to … Maple syrup

No one really knows who discovered how to make syrup from the sap of maple tree. We do know that the method of making maple syrup has not changed much since the times of the Indians. Yes, if you have only a few sugar maple trees, you can make your own maple syrup but it is a time consuming process. If you have that time and you follow these 10 simple steps, then you can make your own maple syrup.

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