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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 03:58 PM
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12. Back in 1993 I replaced my old VW Beetle with a bicycle
Initially it was due to poverty but I found out that I enjoyed the lifestyle so much I never bothered buying a car.

I live with someone now so we share a car but it spends most of the time in our driveway.
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  -My solar clothes dryer and other fun green topics crispini  Oct-23-07 02:50 PM   #0 
  - You oughta cross post this to the frugal/energy efficient forum! nt  MADem   Oct-23-07 03:02 PM   #1 
  - Good idea, will do, thanks! nt  crispini   Oct-23-07 03:08 PM   #2 
  - R&K!  Nutmegger   Oct-23-07 03:09 PM   #3 
  - I'm bumming that I don't live in a place where we can raise food  roguevalley   Oct-23-07 03:20 PM   #4 
  - Yes, it's a short growing season there, for sure.  crispini   Oct-23-07 03:24 PM   #6 
     - I use heated pads with my seedlings in March. A heating pad is  roguevalley   Oct-23-07 04:31 PM   #13 
  - Good work, crispy  WolverineDG   Oct-23-07 03:20 PM   #5 
  - Hey girlfriend!  crispini   Oct-23-07 03:25 PM   #8 
     - I'm doing fine!  WolverineDG   Oct-23-07 04:54 PM   #16 
        - I loves me some Gore / Edwards!  crispini   Oct-23-07 05:08 PM   #19 
           - Glad to hear I'm not the only one  WolverineDG   Oct-23-07 06:33 PM   #27 
  - I'm very impressed - really! Given me food for thought as to how I can  gateley   Oct-23-07 03:24 PM   #7 
  - Aw, thanks!  crispini   Oct-23-07 03:37 PM   #9 
  - Try Square Foot Gardening  WolverineDG   Oct-23-07 04:56 PM   #17 
     - Thanks - will do. nt  gateley   Oct-23-07 05:10 PM   #22 
  - it's just awful  hfojvt   Oct-23-07 03:37 PM   #10 
  - LOL  crispini   Oct-23-07 03:52 PM   #11 
     - I made mine  hfojvt   Oct-23-07 05:50 PM   #26 
  - Back in 1993 I replaced my old VW Beetle with a bicycle  taterguy   Oct-23-07 03:58 PM   #12 
  - I hpe your compost has a cover..or the neighborhood kitties will "help" you  SoCalDem   Oct-23-07 04:34 PM   #14 
  - I need me a solar clothes dryer-but there is no where to put one except the veggie garden!  TheGoldenRule   Oct-23-07 04:50 PM   #15 
  - That could be good for rainy days.... and delicates!  crispini   Oct-23-07 05:10 PM   #20 
     - I've been putting jeans and t shirts on it. It takes awhile without any heat on though.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-23-07 07:59 PM   #29 
  - That's my only clothes dryer  malaise   Oct-23-07 04:57 PM   #18 
  - Thanks! nt  crispini   Oct-23-07 05:10 PM   #21 
  - Wow, you wear a lot of dark clothing.  tabasco   Oct-23-07 05:13 PM   #23 
  - OR perhaps she just washes all of her darks together  Horse with no Name   Oct-24-07 08:06 AM   #31 
     - Hmmmmmm. New concept.  tabasco   Oct-24-07 04:19 PM   #32 
  - I have a wind powered dryer model which looks very similar.  mod mom   Oct-23-07 05:15 PM   #24 
  - Great! I haven't used a clothes dryer for over a year. It has worked out fine.  MasonJar   Oct-23-07 05:24 PM   #25 
  - Well Done.  bvar22   Oct-23-07 06:50 PM   #28 
  - Our local coffee shop is hosting what it bills as  lazyriver   Oct-24-07 08:02 AM   #30 
  - You've been busy!  OzarkDem   Oct-24-07 04:23 PM   #33 
  - I take the bus if at all possible  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-24-07 04:26 PM   #34 
  - I walk about 3-4 (depending on the path I take)miles to and from work everyday.  Evoman   Oct-24-07 04:34 PM   #35 
  - very nice. we have the same clothes dryer! (i've never owned a dryer actually) n/t  orleans   Oct-24-07 04:35 PM   #36 

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