Nov 27, 2011
Recycling is what we do when we're out of options to avoid, repair, or reuse the product first. That's why I am so impressed with Patagonia for starting its Common Threads Initiative with the real solution: Reduce. Don't buy what we don't need. Repair: Fix stuff that still has life in it. Reuse: Share. Then, only when you've exhausted those options, recycle.
I'm not sure what I think. The cynic in me says "yeah right" you know you want us to. And the optimist says "Even if they want us to why not do both at least it's a better message then, over consume"
____I'd like to become a partner in the Common Threads Initiative to reduce excess consumption and give the planet's vital systems a rest from pollution, resource depletion and greenhouse gases.
____Patagonia agrees to build useful things that last, to repair what breaks and recycle what comes to the end of its useful life.
____I agree to buy only what I need (and will last), repair what breaks, reuse (share) what I no longer need and recycle everything else.
What do you think about this?
Oct 19, 2011
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Sep 16, 2011
A CAMPERS REFLECTION
5 am Joe
A cool breeze whips through
Pushing Summer away
Post traumatic something or other
From Winters edge 2010
Camping In Style
Dam Mozilla FireFox
just a little diddy by Ruth
WHAT I DID OTHER THAN CAMP THIS SUMMER
|Visit my super cool Aunt and Uncle|
|Work in my garden|
|Take our daughter to San Francisco|
|Make a "Big Girl Room" of her choosing|
|Sell my napkins and art at our Farmers Market|
Find Them Here
|Get back into Salsa Dancing|
|Go to the County Fair where Adrienne won first prize for her recycled Fairy House|
|See the Red Hot Chili Peppers and relive my 20's growing up in L.A.|
|This I just had to throw in for fun, Adrienne at 3 months|
|Have a "GIRLS" weekend at our house. We decided not to post on FB. So I thought this Pict was a perfect|
Sep 12, 2011
Here is a video I had to watch two or three times. Perfect for kiddos too
Bear Counting in Canada - You HAVE to watch this
Bear Counting in Canada - You HAVE to watch this
(The link to this is at the bottom of the page. The park is named after the
This clip is great for and young children
Momma Bear and her three very young cubs in the wild of northern Ontario, Canada. Humane wildlife experts taking a winter bear census right in the hibernation dens.
CLICK ON LINK BELOW
Note to my bloggies: "blogger" was not allowing me to post due to many problems with the program, it looks like they have upgraded and I am back on track.
Thanks for visiting my site and Happy Camping In Style!
Jul 14, 2011
Three nights and four days at D.L. Bliss site #103. LOVED IT!
|Me and my 6 yr old|
I spent my 46th birthday celebrating with our good friends the Millers at D.L. Bliss Campground. My girlfriend Deb. took me to lunch at Sunnyside where we shared a bottle of wine and ate deck side watching Lake Tahoe's spectacular views of snow topped mountains in 80degree weather.
Every year I want my camp trip to be better than the last one. I try something new and let go of things that didn't work . This trip was my most perfect trip in 16years.
Our obsession for camping is wanting to make the next trip better, bring better stuff and make it less work. "next trip I'm going to do this instead of that" we say to ourselves.
Here is what made this trip the best.
|Camp with other people that you know you jive with|
|Choose a beautiful location|
|Bring your dog|
|A tired dog is a good dog|
|Use big buckets to bring wood from home|
|Make sure your coffee stays hot|
|Drink and have pleanty of water|
|Use a tarp outside your tent|
|Use mason gars intead of plastic|
|Use screw cap for creamer|
|Lastly - Short Trip = Small Tent|
Jul 8, 2011
Good Morning, this is me.............. uh.. Ruth
I'm tucking in a quick blog post before we take off to Tahoe for our fist Camping In Style trip.
This time I'm trying to go Camping In Style "Light"
I'm feeling more organized than usual
Maybe because I didn't start packing till yesterday and my mind is clear
One tub for beverages/bar
Fire wood bin
One tub for camp necesities
One container for dry food
And a cooler
One bag for beach goods
Along with all the usual stuff stuffed in my car
I can't wait to get to this
after camp set up
bye for now!
Jun 24, 2011
Could we park this in our garden ?
|Could we turn this into a garden room?|
|It IS an Airstream after all|
Would we be up to the challenge?
|What would it cost to do all this work?|
|How many black widows would we evict?|
by the way this is for sale if your interested, it's located in Nevada County, California