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The Snowpants Rule

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My reasoning is that my peas are a community, not an army like Sam’s, and they like having their roots intertwined with their brethren.


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by 2030 the number of seniors 65 and older in the will be almost double what it was in 2000


By the Numbers:20 Uses for Coffee Grounds

by Stephen Morris                         1000504 12

Repel insects. Mound grounds into a ring to create a protective border around plants, or sprinkle old grounds in places you don’t want ants, slugs or snails.


By the Numbers:20 Practical Uses For Coke

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The greatest possible irony would be if in our endless quest to fill our lives with comfort and happiness we created a world that had neither...


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Books for children, green devotionals, and the New Solar Home


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by Michael Potts                         1000382 2

the most important non-fiction book since Beyond the Limits in 1992


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...What makes co-operative enterprise unique is that they are owned and democratically controlled by the people who use them to obtain products, services or employment.


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