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Crafting Leather

Sewing & crafting leather is a unique process that gives enough room for a wide range of creativity. Pursuing crafting leather items as a hobby can be a fulfilling and rewarding process, but you will have to look for more ideas online. You’ll be able to find more themes depending […]

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On the City, the Seaside and Sustainability

If there’s one thing I’m grateful in my life, it’s living on an island, close to the seaside. Many would envy me and many would find this declaration completely stupid, compared to the urban lifestyle they have in the city, but I don’t mind. I’ve lived here my whole life […]

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Do Your Part!

When you live in a small, confined area (such as an island), you take short cuts in life to make things easier. Roads get congested with cars because there aren’t many cross island routes and everyone is going the same way as a rule, clogging the lanes. Then there is […]

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One More Way to do my Part

I am all about an eco-lifestyle, which means no waste or toxic dumping. It means trying to recycle as much as we can. It is up to each and every one of us to do our part to save the environment. Without communal effort, we will not succeed. I happen […]

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Soaking up the Sun

Who doesn’t feel good when soaking up the sun during the summer on a beautiful intense day. That’s why people flock to beaches and islands for vacation for months. People who live in cold climates can hardly wait for spring so that they are beginning to anticipate what is to […]

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Secondhand Gem

You might say that I am a frugal sort. Let’s not waste time, money, or resources. I adopt an attitude of recycle when you can and make good use of everything. I seldom throw things away if there is any life left in them. If I can’t use something, I […]

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By Land and Sea

Where I live you go from land to water in a matter of minutes. They are literally side by side. It is part of the charm of my lifestyle. It is never one-dimensional I love the transition afforded island living. I also love above all having access to the beach. […]

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Ode to a Bicycle

Living on an island, my bicycle is my chief mode of transportation. I rely on it daily. It can get you around in minutes to most desired destinations in my realm. No worries about parking, and no stress about traffic. Thus, for all its usage, it gets some wear and […]

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Something is Better Than Nothing For Environmentalism

Far too many people have an all or nothing approach to environmentalism, which is why more people don’t take up the cause. I tell someone to bike to work if they can, and they assume that I mean that they should do it in all kinds of weather and regardless […]

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Your Bike Can Free You From Your Car

Lots of people own bikes, and they’ll pull them out of the closet a few times a year in order to ride them in the summer. Bikes aren’t just toys. They can be solid vehicles in their own right. They also have the benefit of being operated by muscle power […]

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The Case for Hydroponics and Aquaponics

It’s frustrating that in all of the discussions of sustainable agriculture; hydroponics, aquaponics, and aeroponics will rarely come up even among the most technologically progressive commentators. People are still not really appreciating some of the biggest problems facing modern agriculture today. The biggest limiting factor with all agriculture is not […]

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Advice for Whale Watchers

Whale watching is fun for the whole family, even if you have a family of one. Whales are some of the most extraordinary creatures in nature, and the opportunity to see one of them at comparatively close range is incredible. If you’re a parent and you are trying to get […]

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Is Organic Really Better?

Environmentalists will argue until we are blue in the mouth about whether organic food is better than local food, and then we’ll keep on going. There is a lot of controversy about this. From an environmental standpoint, anything that takes more energy to get to a particularly location will typically […]

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