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The Cruelty of Planned Obsolescence

There is nothing wrong with my Mac PowerBook except that it is now a world onto itself. It’s cut off from the outside, unable to upgrade its OS 9.0.4 and therefore the browsers needed to interact with the internet, its … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Low Carbon Girl!

Low Carbon Girl’s first birthday. And, what a year its been. China’s air pollution is just FREAKING me out. And, all of their ADAPTATION to air pollution – designer air masks – really? – hey folks, let’s not be so … Continue reading

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Green Gift Ideas

What to give a low-carbon girl on her birthday? That’s what some of my friends were thinking about this year and several came up with some pretty crafty solutions. Upcycle, Reuse, Repeat As you probably know, plastic has become the … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes at the Grocery Store so You Don’t Have To

OK, so the majority of us, I’ve noticed, have managed to make the transition from going to the grocery store empty-handed to bringing re-usable grocery bags. Good. We can check that off of our low-carbon/earth-friendly lists. Now, it’s time for … Continue reading

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“Just one word. Plastics.”

Do you remember how smart that sounded in The Graduate? Plastic. It was new and exciting.  Sexy even. And, now look at us, just 46 years later we’re drowning in it. Literally. Plastic is very hard to avoid. Just remember … Continue reading

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Do Your Things Own You?

For years I’ve said: “a girl can’t have too many computers or web devs.” This was mostly in reference to the fact that for the past fifteen years or so I’ve been cocooned in an electromagnetic field from at least … Continue reading

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