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September 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Today - Green Remodeling Talk

Here is the blurb for tonight's talk at Meadowbrook CC:
Green designer presents strategies for adding a green touch to home remodeling. *Speaker Alan Ness of Ten Directions Design has been designing green home remodels for 20 years.

Talk is from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. No Charge. Come one, come all. Bring questions about your own house.

PS: If someone could post this under Events I would be grateful.

Added by Alan Ness on September 28, 2010 at 11:29am — No Comments

Wedgwood Elementary School Rain Garden Planting Event, Saturday, October 23rd

Please join us on Saturday, Ocotober 23rd beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Wedgwood Elementary School. Help plant the school rain garden and visit nearby student garden. Rain or shine; dress appropriately and bring your favorite garden planting tool. Sponsored by Wedgwood Elementary School PTA, Seattle School District and Stewardship Partners (www.stewardshippartners.org)…



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Added by David Hymel on September 27, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Going Green- Free Tuesday Night Series at Meadowbrook C.C.

This past Tuesday, Meadowbrook Community Center began its "Going Green" workshop series. We heard from Aaron Campbell about the cost savings one can accomplish by think about how energy is wasted in their home. His workshop- Home Energy Auditing is just the beginning of this wonderful series.

Join us for this…

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Added by Meadowbrook Community Center on September 22, 2010 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Making Socks

I'm interested in learning to knit socks, preferably with a handful of others and a skilled teacher. Anyone out there interested in teaching or learning? I know basic knitting, but am ready to learn something new. Give me a call 526-1169 or E-Mail me susanjoel@earthlink.net if you are interested!

Added by Susan Gregory on September 22, 2010 at 8:05am — 5 Comments

Be Happy

I just read this and thought it worth sharing. We are lucky to have people like Cecile Andrews (author of this list) in town, keeping us thinking beyond the typical indicators of what is important.



There’s growing interest in the idea of Gross National Happiness! We need to measure more than the GDP, the money passing through the

system, because it doesn’t differentiate between the positive and the

negative. We need to… Continue

Added by Joann Kerr on September 7, 2010 at 9:08pm — No Comments

I'm going car-free for a month

Gulp- I signed up for Zip-Car's Low Car diet- and will be giving up my keys from September 14 until October 14. It's going to be a challenge, but I get a free zipcar membership and $150.00 worth of drive time. Anyone want to join me in going car free for a month???

Added by Susan Gregory on September 1, 2010 at 8:31am — 7 Comments

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