Guest Post by Vickie Cammack (Originally published in Safe and Secure: Six Steps to Creating a Good Life for People with Disabilities by Al Etmanski)For one glorious summer in the ’70’s, an old tamarisk tree with wide sweeping branches down to the sand… . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: HOME: The Making of a Sanctuary
Next Tuesday at noon, our daughter Natalie arrives home for Christmas. Jim and I will meet her at the airport and then together, we’ll drive around the corner to where Nicholas lives. I know there will be hugs and tears. Christmas Eve is my… . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Home.
Off-grid, self-reliant living is a rapidly growing phenomenon and popular movement – so popular that there is now a cable TV show devoted to it, called something like, Off-Grid House Hunters, on HGTV. It only makes sense. Cut your expenses and improve your quality of life, while lowering stress and saving the planet? Of course! . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Going Off-Grid
What is Geothermal? from Austin Wendenburg on Vimeo.
Geothermal energy is one of the most sustainable energy sources because it works off of heat transferring from the ground to your home. In Iceland, the majority of the electricity comes from geothermal energy because the country sits in a prime location. You can make use . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: How to use Geothermal Energy in your Home
Banks have a horrible reputation because of their inability to predict economic behaviour, this was highlighted by the ongoing economic claptrap that started roughly seven years ago. Canadian banks have also received a tarnished reputation because of their ongoing unethical investments in the Alberta tar sands. Perhaps as a reaction to this, Scotiabank launched an . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Scotiabank Looks to Reward Eco Companies
Energy is still delivered via large power stations which can fail and leave entire regions without electricity. The future requires a more distributed energy grid that is a combination of large and small electricity generators, doing so will ensure electricity is not so heavily impacted by a rise in the cost of single fuel source.
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