Monthly Archives: April 2012

Everyday Earth Day

It’s Earth Day today, and you’ll find a lot of information on good ideas, such as MSN’s “Stop Wasting, Start Saving” and places like Greenhome.com have specials on cool stuff to buy, which is nice, but in a way it’s … Continue reading

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1972 MIT study predicts economic collapse by 2030

…and amazingly the 40 year old study’s predictions are still on track. Begin your exploration here.  

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Suburbs and the Twin Perils of Climate Change and Peak Oil

Spread Reckoning: U.S. Suburbs Face Twin Perils of Climate Change and Peak Oil Sprawling metropolitan areas like Merriam, Kans., face fundamental challenges from global warming and the end of easy oil http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=merriam-kansas-peak-oil-and-climate-change

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Sustainable Showering

Fresh water is one of our most valuable resources. At CLR we have a great well–but we’re aware that water should not be wasted. We’re lucky here. It’s estimated that about 1/6th of the world’s population does not have fresh … Continue reading

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The First Year at Cielito Lindo Ranch

It’s been a year since we made the move onto the land and Clielito Lindo Ranch began to become a reality, not just a dream. We’ve had setbacks and snow, summer sun and successes, rain and random stuff happening, mud … Continue reading

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Happiness in 5 Easy Steps

1. Free you heart from hatred 2. Free your mind from worries 3. Live simply 4. Give more 5. Expect less

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