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Green with Envy

Green with Envy

My partner and I sold our 150-year-old stone house in Galt, Ontario, in August 2016. We sold it on Facebook, actually, but that’s another story....

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Power of the Sun – Solar Panels

Power of the Sun – Solar Panels

In an effort to live a greener, more environmentally friendly lifestyle, I had solar panels installed on my home’s roof in 2012. This complemented...

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Keeping Juiced in Camp

Keeping Juiced in Camp

Summer is a time when many of us head to mountains, woodlands and seasides hoping to unwind and recharge. But when we head out on vacation with our...

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Why Does Nikola Tesla Matter?

Why Does Nikola Tesla Matter?

Nikola Tesla was the odd, overlooked genius of the Electric Age. He was a Serbian genius who despised Edison and Marconi, was badly used by...

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The Unplugged Woodshop

The Unplugged Woodshop

Down an industrial hallway, in an old, white-walled factory, past a sprouts company, a chocolate shop, and a caterer sits the Unplugged Woodshop....

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Home Is Where The Hearth Is

Home Is Where The Hearth Is

The fall of 2013 turned cold the day after the granite was unloaded and tarped, heralding the worst winter of my sixty-one years. But I am getting...

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The Inner Bigness of Tiny Homes

The Inner Bigness of Tiny Homes

Kayla Feenstra admits that the prospect of downsizing from a 2 000 square foot home into a tiny home was no easy task. It took some time, distilling...

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