Monthly Archives: September 2009

Real Estate Barcamp next week in Bellevue (video)

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It’s a solar weekend!

Saturday is the Washington State Solar Tour presented by Solar Washington. These tours are self-guided, 10 am to 4 pm. Download a map and be amazed that rainy ol’ Washington is actually a super solar opportunity! Maps available from Solar … Continue reading

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85 homes, 69 condos under $300,000 for sale in West Seattle (98106, 98116, 98126, 98136)

West Seattle Real Estate Roundup I found 85 residential real estate listings for sale in West Seattle. I searched sip codes 98106, 98116, 98126, and 98136 only since 98146 is sometimes considered too far south (altho one of my best … Continue reading

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Coming up: Northwest Children’s Environmental Health Forum

Tukwila Community Center, October 1 – 2, 2009 What do we really know about how our children are affected by toxic exposures, especially during their critical developmental years? And, who’s minding the shop when it comes to protecting our kids … Continue reading

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Free webinar – Business case for clean energy: You’ve Tackled the Low Hanging Fruit, Now What?

Received notice about a free webinar from Sustainable Industries about greening your business operations. Some well known names are listed! Register here You’ve Tackled the Low Hanging Fruit, Now What? Launched in conjunction with the Sustainable Industries Clean Energy Handbook … Continue reading

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Composting Food Waste at Home – Feed Your Potted Plants!

I’ve had my eye on one of these NatureMills since moving into a townhome and giving up my compost (worm) bin that I had tucked next to the side of my old house. Then the City of Seattle announced a … Continue reading

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It’s market garden day in Seattle

It’s market garden day in Seattle. Wendy and her husband (behind the lens) and their Italian greyhound Sophia walk to the garden in their neighborhood to buy organic vegetables and fresh flowers for the week. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGxwAdayxfQ] There are two kinds … Continue reading

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Now them’s is fighting words!

I take exception to a recent post over on the “Blue Marble” tab at Mother Jones.The question? “Is Buying Green a Moral Offset?” Most definitely not! I find it interesting that there was even a study done on this subject. … Continue reading

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Green Spaces moves to video – Wendy’s inaugural VLOG (video blog) post talks about her appreciation of native plants

In Wendy Hughes-Jelen’s inaugural VIDEO blog post she shares her experience of growing up in the country, moving to the city as an adult, and THEN coming to appreciate the plants she took for granted as a kid. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ee0utdPxpg] She … Continue reading

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USDA Loosens Income Limits on No-PMI Loans by Guest Blogger Stephen Hochhalter of Sound Mortgage

I’ve been referring and working with Steve since 2006. He has many very happy clients, including myself! Guest Blogger, Stephen Hochhalter, of Sound Mortgage USDA Loosens Income Limits on No-PMI Loans Zero-down programs are few and far between these days, … Continue reading

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