Monthly Archives: June 2008

Don’t miss this ~ Cool Planet: 7 simple ideas to help solve global warming

Read: Cool Planet: 7 simple ideas to help solve global warming This excerpt from “Seven Wonders for a Cool Planet: Everyday Things to Help Solve Global Warming,” by Eric Sorensen and the staff of Sightline Institute, published by Sierra Club … Continue reading

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Don’t miss this : Magnolia remodeler builds his dream house

Read: Solar-paneled roof above, guy den below: Magnolia remodeler builds his dream house By Colleen McBrinn, Seattle Times staff reporter A bachelor with “green fever” designs a home remodel on a Magnolia waterfront cove with green features, including a solar-paneled … Continue reading

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This Thursday morning, a walking tour of High Point

Boss let you off the hook for a long weekend? Take a couple hours (tops) and learn about something green. Meet other folks like yourself who are interested in green homes and green communities. Join a Walking Tour of High … Continue reading

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A true summer sunrise from the High Point of West Seattle

These photos were take from my home office between 5 AM and 5:30 AM on Saturday morning. ~Wendy

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outandabout : VW Phone

You know you want to DIAL THE NUMBER on the front of the car!!! This is a VW Bug awaiting engine repairs at the local VW specialist – seen today at Hans VW Repair at 35th Ave SW and SW … Continue reading

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Classic green

Great article by Valerie Easton over the weekend in Northwest Life (Seattle Times)! Some exciting stuff (altho not in everyone’s budget necessarily). Read From gorgeous pool to open kitchen, a classic house goes grandly green. This photo by BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER … Continue reading

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The real dirt on mineral sunscreens

I was happy to jump on the healthy living bandwagon long before it became trendy. The more popular the green lifestyle becomes, the more products that become available for every part of my life. I think it is truly amazing … Continue reading

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All this diversity, and no tai chi?

Two weeks ago, after days of working behind a computer and spending days in the car (which I do for my job as a housing/relocation consultant) I longed to get up on Saturday morning, stroll down to the pond, and … Continue reading

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56 e-cert homes for sale in Area 140

That’s code for WOW, there are 56 environmentally certified homes for sale in West Seattle! Certifications range from Built Green, to LEED (a more recent entrant in the residential field, already well respected in commercial development), and Energy Star certifications. … Continue reading

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Green Condo Life

Realty Times today pointed out a “Site to See” that helps condo dwellers go green. It is impossible to green your entire townhome or suite since you can not replace the windows, doors, and probably can’t add solar panels to … Continue reading

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