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Preservation with Purpose

Since moving to Pittsburgh, I’ve been thinking a lot about historic preservation. Everything here is old–from the house we bought to the streets to the infrastructure ( 692 more words

Teaching

Craigslist Give-Aways

Giving things away on Craigslist is a bit different than I thought it would be. At first I was concerned that when I replied to e-mails I’d inadvertently shared my personal e-mail address with people. 81 more words

Minimalism

Ask and You Shall Receive: Trash-Free Bread! ...or at least packaged-free bread. 

My goal for August was to figure out the bread situation in our home.
Homemade bread is so yummy and makes my little space smell so delicious and welcoming. 385 more words

Zero Waste

Marketing is the solution to our world's water problems

It’s not technology! it’s not finance! Advertising, or perhaps more correctly, marketing is the solution to our water problems and here is why.

There is a great solution out there to improving our water supplies. 525 more words

Shipping Container Skyscraper

In the pop-up era, shipping containers are being adapted for a diversity of purposes. But skyscrapers? An Indian architecture firm created a conceptual design that envisions this low-cost, prefab material reaching upwards. 25 more words

Buildings

Doris and her recycled jumper

It’s well documented that most cats will ignore the expensive pretty beds you buy them and opt instead to sit on the newspaper you put down (or trying to read), or in the cardboard box you’re still trying to unpack or even the computer keyboard you’re trying to use. 93 more words

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