Monthly Archives: September 2011

Simplify Your Closet and You Simplify Your Life

When we think of simplicity, we don’t always think about simplifying clothing or wardrobes, but taking care of clothes takes a lot of time. Imagine a closet in which clothes are easy to see and find. And when you take … Continue reading

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Hot Coffee the Movie

Everyone has an opinion about the “McDonald’s lawsuit.” We think we know what happened. If you think you understand that case, you need to see Hot Coffee. And you’re in luck! It’s showing Friday at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at … Continue reading

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Book Sale at Central Library!

Whatever you may think about the controversy that surrounds the downtown library, it’s beginning to look like it will get renovated after all–and that means moving books and selling books! The Friends of Madison Public Library are having a sale … Continue reading

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Vermiculture: The Worms Crawl In

Outdoor composting has been big in Madison for several years. The city sells lovely compost binsĀ  (and rain barrels) in May each year, and there’s no shortage of neighborhood experts who can help you get started. But, what if you … Continue reading

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The New Voter ID Law (and Information Sessions)

Part of the Walker Administration’s efforts at permanent republican rule included a law to make it harder for people to vote. There is a challenge to this by The League of Women Voters, however, we will still have to comply … Continue reading

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