Category Archives: challenges

Imagine An Energy Fingerprint

Imagine what we leave behind is a fingerprint of energy. Continue reading

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Saving A Neighbor’s Farm

Can crowdfunding save a neighbor’s farm? Continue reading

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The Queen’s Gift, Gone

What we found when checking the beehives after a long winter. Continue reading

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Making Misery Into A Memorable Christmas

The Christmas miracle is one we make happen for someone else. Continue reading

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Who Is Stealing Your Mail?

A service accorded to you back in 1775 is starting to go away. Do you know what’s happening? Continue reading

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Spinning Straw Into Gold

Annoyances tend to come with built in irony, at least around here. I trundle down the basement steps clutching piles of wet jeans so I can hang them close to our wood burning furnace, saving a bit of propane our … Continue reading

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Five Ways To Ease The Crazy Busy Syndrome

Holiday stress? Fight back with these proven tactics. Continue reading

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