low-impact development

‘Urbanized’ review

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‘Urbanized’  2011; NR; 85 minutes (available on Netflix streaming) What was it about?: Filmmaker Gary Hustwit says it’s a film about the design of…

Monday Night at the Movies

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It’s hubby’s turn to pick the Monday Night at the Movies selection, and this flick promises to focus on one of Brad’s favorite topics: two-wheeled…

Frac’tured fairy tales

Frac’tured fairy tales

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I allow myself two guilty-pleasure magazines — Esquire and Wired, which both have some fine writing. Surprisingly, the one about technology does a better…

Pavement (not the band)

Pavement (not the band)

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In his last post, hubby mentioned the permeable pavers under our carport, and I’d like to talk a little more about them. Driveways, sidewalks,…