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Tompkins Time Traders: A new site for a new time banking network

Shira and I have been working with a local time banking effort for quite a while now, which is just about to enter an active recruitment phase. Here’s a simple little WordPress I put together for them, using the free Pytheas theme by WPExplorer. It serves as a portal to time banking software developed by […]

Two Good Big-Picture Docs

This week I’ve watched two good documentaries about the big picture – where we’re headed right now. One of them focuses on debt, the other on technological “progress” run amok. Both are well worth a watch (and are available on instant play, on Netflix). And both are based on books, which I imagine are also […]

Things our house and land have taught us

We moved to our new place a little over a year ago now. I keep thinking of this thing Ed Begley said, something along the lines of, “A house is like a ship. You have to keep the ship running.” I heard those words back when we were living in Bushwick, Brooklyn, living in a […]

Books: Searchable, free, earth-friendly, and extremely organized

I read a lot and am always keeping lists of books I want to read. After cutting and pasting into text documents for years it occurred to me there must be a better way to do this; sure enough, there is. I tried LibraryThing (not free after 300 books!) and Google’s My Library (lousy interactivity […]

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