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My Other Blog

If you’re a dedicated reader of Living on the Diagonal, you know I also began blogging for Mother Earth News a few months ago. Just thought I’d take today to remind you I have a site over there if you’d like to check it out.  269 more words

Living On The Diagonal

Analyzing Minneapolis-St. Paul's progressive bike policy at Mother Earth News

You might recall that I wrote a post for Mother Earth News’s Green Transportation blog a few months ago, and I’m delighted to say that my work will be continuing to appear there once or twice a month!  54 more words


Nov. 5, 2017 - About Porch Progress & Setting a New Septic

Hier geht’s zur deutschen Version

So many unexpected things came up this week and I know I sound like a broken record (dear children those are the black plates people my age used to play to hear music ;-) ) , but we didn’t get accomplished what we hoped and it already being November now, doesn’t make things better….but, it is what it is and we’ll deal with it ;-) 1,637 more words

Log Home Building

Gardening, Rabbits, and Diets, Oh My: My First Mother Earth News Fair

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Mother Earth News Fair this weekend, and I loved it. I came away with so many fun ideas, and I more or less felt surrounded by people with similar values. 669 more words


Growing Up on the Range...

(from the Paleotool vault)

Here’s a great story I read years ago about being raised in a family of six in a sheep camp measuring about 7 x 8′! 155 more words



Went to the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs last weekend. SO fun! So glad that I had Friday off so that I could go the first day! 208 more words

Traveling Green at Mother Earth News

I have vivid memories of a copy of Mother Earth News being on every coffee table, bookshelf, and kitchen counter while I was growing up. My family, and my mother in particular, always strived to live a little lighter on the earth, and much of their inspiration came from the plucky folks featured in that magazine. 105 more words