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anything can be art with a little imagination [day 243]

My son made these cards, inspired by Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon cards.  The little gun is made from a pencil, a ticket, some tape, a camouflage band-aid and a pencil eraser.  A lot of detailed work went into making it.  All of the … Continue reading

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I used a 1/2 roll of paper towels and 2 plastic bags [day 202]

Yes, I used half a roll of paper towels last night.  That’s more than I use in a month.  I also used 2 plastic shopping bags and threw away a perfectly good pair of socks.  Yes, this is not my … Continue reading

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if you gotta go, you gotta go [day 193]

We’re at a restaurant and Joe comes back from the restroom, running toward the table, carrying a paper toilet seat cover.  He holds it up and says, “Mom, can you believe this?!  They have paper thing to put on the toilet seats. … Continue reading

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get out of the trees [day 173]

My video is finally done and available!  Click here to watch it and vote for it. 🙂 This stop motion video project was created for a contest that AT&T is doing through zooppa.com.  Here’s the concept, as posted on AT&T’s … Continue reading

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a new outfit [day 147]

I will be leading a breakout session today at ministryCOM, a church communications conference.   I like to dress comfortable, and I usually do without a second thought.  So why did I feel the need to try on everything in … Continue reading

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flying by the seat of our pants [day 143]

I had an interesting conversation with a guy I met recently in our church group.  Curt lived in Hawaii for a long time, after living in Amarillo, Texas.  We were discussing the “green issues”, possibly prompted from my lack of … Continue reading

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ounce for ounce, drugs might be cheaper [day 130]

Today is my oldest son’s birthday.  We had a barbecue for him last night with some of our close friends.  It was great!  So you might be curious, wanting to know what was different about his birthday with the shopping … Continue reading

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paper vs. plastic paper [day 85]

Paper plates.  Can you call them that anymore?  Most of them are made from paper with plastic coatings, foam or plastic.  I choose not to use them most of the time, but going camping, I figured that’s not a bad … Continue reading

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I’m back… with another green bag [day 81]

So I’ve been trying to decide if I should do blog posts for all the days I was gone or do them all together.  I’m actually on day 85 now.  I think I will do the individual days, as I’ve … Continue reading

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recycling the recycling conversation [day 19 & 20]

On day 14 of the challenge, I blogged about a recycling program I set up at our church building.  I have received some emails about my “free recycling program”, challenging me with the question, “Is it ethical?” Let me start … Continue reading

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