Monthly Archives: October 2010

Those Beautiful Fall Leaves

About this time each year, I take a day to rake leaves from my front porch and steps. This is mostly for safety, but they also can rot and degrade the wood of the porch if left to their own … Continue reading

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November’s Around the Corner

My pumpkin’s not even carved yet, and I’m already turning my eye toward November. Still putting together the November Simple Living Madison Calendar (click on the calendar link above) but so far its a jam-filled with early winter fun and … Continue reading

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Goods from the Garden (and the Market)

I love going to the farmer’s market this time of year–there is so much to choose from. Some farmers still have spring goodies like lettuce as well as herbs and later crops like squash. For whatever reason, I’ve never gotten … Continue reading

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Of Guitar Strings and Other Jetsam

“So, how can I recycle broken guitar strings?” a musician friend asked me when I told him about this blog. A tough question indeed. I found a few answers in the blogosphere, mostly in how to reuse them as picture-wire, … Continue reading

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I Love a Parade…

…especially when it’s a Parade for the Planet! This Sunday, October 10, the 350 group (those folks who are keeping global warming on the radar) is sponsoring a “350 Parade for the Planet and Sustainability Fair” starting at noon at … Continue reading

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