Broken hair dryer – what to do?
Cycling is good for the environment. Except for the stuff you have to get rid of afterward ….
Responses to a reader’s question about what to do with unwanted CD or DVD/Blu-ray cases.
Just a quick post today, as we are on a school break week and have out-of-town family staying with us.
Trash picking and recycling large garbage
… or at least let someone else do it for you. Barry “Wildman” Snyder — the Stickerman — makes art out of the smallest of our modern-life castoffs: produce stickers.
If all has gone well, by the time you read this we are getting home from a camping trip this week. We picked camping for a less-expensive vacation getaway, giving us a chance to enjoy our beautiful state of Colorado.
Meanwhile, here are a few good links from last week …
It’s time for the weekly wrap-up of things around the Web. However, the Web this week has been bursting with news about the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. So, in honor of those 1970s/1980s icons, I’m rolling back to an old-school wrap-up of information found in the printed publications that have been piling up on my desk.
Summertime, and the savin’ is easy — that’s right, it’s a cheesy-play-on-song-lyrics edition of the Friday wrap-up today. Without further ado, here’s what I’ve found for you this week.
After my post last week on ways to nourish a garden for free, reader Claire Walter wrote in with this question: Coffee grounds right onto the soil? What’s the benefit? We just put coffee grounds, unbleached paper filter and all, in w/ the compost.
After Colorado had a dry winter, then a very warm January and February, then a snowy March and April, I think we might be able to say it’s actually spring. This wrap-up comes to you after a day of 83-degree temperatures, squirrels marauding at the bird feeder and a cherry tree in bloom.
Kids are out of school again today! I guess it’s just a warm-up for summer vacation. As always, there are some great articles out there on the Web. Make extra money (or tide yourself over during unemployment)
Yesterday I wore one of my favorite necklaces and I wanted to share it with you: It’s a skull, of course, the icon that is so stylish (and so derided by Stacy & Clinton of “What Not to Wear”). I get tons of compliments on it.