Monthly Archives: August 2012

TV equals Fat and Lazy Kids

We have no television here at CLR… Parents who don’t want their kids watching television because of what it might do their minds may also want to be concerned about their children’s waistlines. A new study of young children finds … Continue reading

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Wind Energy More Energy Efficient than Fossil Fuels

Here’s something that may surprise you. Wind energy is more efficient than carbon-based fuels. That’s despite all the best efforts of the dirty fuels industry to trick us into thinking that wind energy can’t match the efficiency of fossil fuels in … Continue reading

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Plastered

We’ve started the outside plaster work — it’s natural fiber stucco (earth plaster). And it’s going great. The first step with any plaster work is to get the mix right. This means some experimentation. Every bit of clay is different, … Continue reading

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High Altitude Gardening

We started the compost pile last year with red wiggler (worms) to help it along. It took a couple of tries—the worms dried out or got cold in conventional compost bins. Eventually, we found that a compost bin made of … Continue reading

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Bottled Water

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