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Unplugged

(Featured photo credit: Marcelo Graciolli) Right now I’m listening to NCPR on the radio. I have no TV and use the Internet mostly when I’m near a public WiFi spot in town, like my library. I used to be online…
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Tiny House Update II

Tons of snow in downstate New York and none up here in the Champlain Valley (aka the “banana belt”). Despite the crazy weather and lack of snow, this has allowed work to keep on progressing in the tiny house. A…
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Tiny House Update

As I write this, I am brushing off bits of tiny house sawdust from my sweatshirt. The cluster flies have gone back to sleep now that the windows are no longer full of sunshine. It’s been a busy week here…
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Window of Opportunity

My seasonal position at the Cornell Research Farm is now on it’s Winter break. Working there for the Summer was good and I’ll miss working with the guys there. The job will be available next May and I’m more than…
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Super Harvest Moon Eclipse

It was an evening in September that marked a special event in the night’s sky. Something we won’t have the opportunity to see again for another 18 years. Coming next in 2033, a super harvest moon will again combine with…