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The Snowpants Rule

by Stephen Morris                         1000509 780

Recently, my oldest son, now a thirty-something living in New York City, referenced “The Snowpants Rule.”

“What’s that?” I asked.

“What’s that?” he looked at me incredulously, “You made it up!”

“Remind me then.”

“When we were little kids and we’d want to go out and play in the snow, you’d tell us we couldn't go out unless we promised to stay out for at least as long as it took us to put on our snowpants in the first place. The Snowpants Rule.”

By the Numbers:20 Practical Uses For Coke

by Stephen Morris                         1000503 360

Here are 20 practical uses of Coke as a domestic cleaner:

The Electric Option

by Stephen Morris                         1000498 1038

At SolarFest, the summer music and energy extravaganza held in Middletown Springs each July, the Green Living Journal was right next to the booth for Freedom 4 Bikes of Bellows Falls, Vermont. The bikes were quite a show-stopper, as the shop proprietors would end their sales pitch by hopping on a bike and silently gliding into the distance, whetting the appetite for a test ride.

Flea Time

by Chip Samons                         1000496 619

Here's our choice: utilize preventative measures for controlling fleas now, or, wait until those pesky, pointed headed little bloodsuckers drive us to the brink of frustration by setting off some kind of poisonous flea bomb in our homes.

Hoop Houses: Eat from Your Garden Earlier and Longer

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Hoop houses are a great do-it-yourself project that can make it possible for you to garden all year long. They can also be used for storage, as a temporary garage, or even as a workshop. They are inexpensive, easy to construct and when completed they also:

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Pet Booster Vaccinations

by Jill Breitner                         1000196 1314

Jill poses the question: 'Are they more harmful than good?'

Little Buggers! As the Cluster Flies

by Stephen Morris                         1000458 1256

...Then you stalk the fly. When you get at point blank range, you pull the trigger. I live for this ...

Naturally Clean: A Book for the Generations

by Stephen Morris                         1062 1207

We apply the Precautionary Principle every time we buckle a seatbelt. Why doesn't it make sense to do the same with the chemical

Alternatives to Toxic Flea & Tick Products

by Jill Breitner                         1000266 1009

Summer is here and that means fleas, ticks, hot spots and the dilemma of how to safely rid our pets of these nasty, bloodsucking, disease-laden parasites.

The Dream of Natural Childbirth

by Craig Idlebrook                         9105 979

My wife and I were the perfect candidates for giving birth at home.

How do you Eat, Drink, and Be Merry?

by various Green Living folks                         1000380 934

We asked people from the world of Green Living what is their favorite way to eat, drink, and be merry during the holiday season. Here are their responses:

Raw Milk Revolution

by Sarah Morrison                         1000031 897

On Monday mornings one can find an array of abandoned glass jars full of money in the UPS mail room.

Why Dry? This Summer Try Solar Drying

by Eben Fodor                         1054 883

There is plenty of extra sunshine available to dry your food. On a clear day, up to 1,000 Watts of solar energy are available for our use...

Toxic Pet Toys? Earth-Friendly Alternatives

by Jill Breitner                         9152 837

Choosing toys for our pets seems like a no-brainer, yet dogs in particular are susceptible to the dangers of toxic toys

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Good Life

by Stephen Morris                         1057 836

Getting Over the Wall : Assigned homework for the Spring edition

by Michael Potts                         1000382 825

The Rise and Fall of Raw Milk

by Ron Schmid, ND                         1025 798

53 Senses

by Marlow Shami                         1026 795

Is Your Lawn Toxic?

by Vanessa Behrens                         9143 790

Farm to School: the ABCs of Fresh Food

by Katie Cordrey                         1000492 790

Waterproofing Ocean: the consequence of keeping dry

by Emily Monosson                         9121 760

What is Radon?

by Marshall Glickman                         9166 744

The Simple Life

by Stephen Morris                         9099 714

Going Wireless?

by Jules Harrell                         1000148 713

Special Letter to the Editor

by Amelia Shea                         1000405 711

Organic Produce at Bargain Prices

by Dan Chiras                         1029 702

Household Cleaners... know the risks & make better choices

by David Hughes                         1000386 686

home & heart: You Can Get Here from There

by Kathleen Jarschke-Schultze                         9125 668

Life by the Rail Trail

by Craig Della Penna                         1000029 643

A Monthly Guide to Finding Locally Grown Foods

by Stephen Morris                         1027 625

The Neighborhood Toxicologist

by Emily Monosson                         1000022 609

Clean the Air in Your Home with House Plants

by B.C. “Bill” Wolverton                         1000021 581

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