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I’m notoriously bad at planning ahead for meals, so long car trips are always a challenge. More often than not I end up resorting to the sorts of fast food you find at gas stations and rest areas. So I was really excited when, on the way back from Connecticut this weekend, I saw a [...]
On our vacation in January, we visited Costa Rica. I’d never thought much about the country before—in fact, I’m not sure I could have pinpointed exactly where in Latin America it was. But what I discovered really impressed me. Costa Rica is one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world, and for good [...]
Posted: February 21st, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Tags: carbon-neutral country, costa rica, deforestation, ecotourism, Happy Planet Index, I know where my next vacation is going to be..., payment for ecosystem services, vacation
This is the time of year that companies start hounding people with piles of catalogs, and I’ve definitely seen an uptick. Catalog Choice makes it easy to be removed from mailing lists. For a $20 donation you can sign up to be removed from all traded mailing lists, or you can look up individual catalogs [...]
Posted: November 11th, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: catalog choice, credit card offers, junk mail, mailing list, remove, valpak, Without junk mail what will I shred to feed the worms?, yellow pages
As you may have noticed, I finished the redesign of my blog this weekend. I’m still working out a few kinks, but it’s mostly going smoothly. One thing about the design that I’m torn about is the ad in the left sidebar. On the one hand, I’d like the blog to at least pay for [...]