Archive for May, 2008

While Running Errands, Focus on the Running Part

While Running Errands, Focus on the Running Part

This is the first in a series of articles aimed at weaning us from oil – for once and for all. By Alix Jean Shutello Do you drive to a shopping mall, buy something at the Florist, and then drive to the other side of the mall to get muffins at your favorite bakery? According [&hellip

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  What are Omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are fatty acids that are found naturally in oily fish, nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils and when eaten in certain quantities can provide remarkable health benefits to the body. Omega-3 acids are in the category of polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are better for you to eat [&hellip

Sustainable Stormwater Management

Sustainable Stormwater Management

For many years the preferred approach to stormwater management has been to treat stormwater as a problem to be controlled-get that stormwater into drains and offsite as fast as possible. After all, rain feeds the streams and we’re just helping out by getting it there faster, right? Slowly we are learned that we’ve been causing [&hellip

My Main Man, Petro.

My Main Man, Petro.

A normal Saturday these days usually entails waking up, “putting in my eyes” as I call it, otherwise known as putting my contacts in, and making my way to the kitchen to put on a pot of decaffeinated, organic, fair-trade coffee in my percolator. Just the smell of the coffee perking in the percolator wakes [&hellip