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November 2008 Blog Posts (5)

CNN Article I'm in!

Inflation and a tough economic situation are making it harder for Americans to put on the spread they once did.

READ IT HERE:
http://money.cnn.com/2008/11/21/news/economy/thanksgiving_inflation/index.htm#

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on November 26, 2008 at 1:49pm — 3 Comments

Building our first BIG greenhouse

Well we did it. We finally decided to expand our operation and get a new greenhouse. The greenhouse is 26' x 28' , so putting it together will be a chore. Luckily I have the greatly appreciated help of my friend Jay. I will post more pics as the process continues.

Added by ToddB on November 19, 2008 at 9:25am — No Comments

The Last Hurrah- Trash Mother Earth!

WASHINGTON — In the next few weeks, the Bush administration is expected to relax environmental-protection rules on power plants near national parks, uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and more mountaintop-removal coal mining in Appalachia.



The administration is widely expected to try to get some of the rules into final form by the week before Thanksgiving because, in some cases, there's a 60-day delay before new regulations take effect. And once the rules are in place, undoing them… Continue

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on November 8, 2008 at 1:57am — No Comments

My First Letter to President Obama

As I said in my last entry, it's time for me to get to work! I was notified through a community I belong to over at LiveJournal that Obama's new http://www.change.gov website is now live and has a form for submitting your ideas to his office. Of course, my first contact was advocating for national urban/suburban sustainable gardening/farming programs! Below is the text of the letter I sent. I thought I'd post it as encouragement for others to do likewise :) My next correspondence will be… Continue

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on November 7, 2008 at 1:41am — 3 Comments

Time to Get to Work!

Although the election is over, and Barack Obama is indeed our President Elect, we've still got much work to do! Now that I have a sympathetic president coming into office, it's time for us to start working on emailing, petitioning, calling, etc etc etc to encourage President Obama to take a look at the issues we find most pressing, and the small things that can improve everyday life in America.



As an example, it's common knowledge that I'm an advocate of the urban/suburban… Continue

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on November 5, 2008 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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