Monthly Archives: August 2017

  1. The Twenty Percent Challenge

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    August 30, 2017 by Jean

    Recently, I have been reading The Union of Concerned Scientists’ Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living (Island Press 2012). …
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  2. Homeowner Stresses and Social Support

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    August 20, 2017 by Jean

    Owning a home can be a source of great pleasure, but maintaining a house can be very stressful. The stress …
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  3. Is This the Face of Voter Fraud?

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    August 10, 2017 by Jean

    One afternoon in June, I went to my local Town Hall to vote in a special election. I should note …
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  4. Perfect Moments, Mishaps, and the Kindness of Strangers

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    August 3, 2017 by Jean

    Life is inevitably made up of high points and low points, perfect moments and things that go wrong. Generally, I’m …
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