December 2012

From Kipling’s Kim: “It was intrigue,— of course he knew that much, as he had known all evil since he could speak,— but what he loved was the game for its own sake — the stealthy prowl through the dark gullies and lanes, the crawl up a waterpipe, the sights and sounds of the women’s […]

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Sandwich

2012-12-30

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Tree

2012-12-29

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U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Lisa Jackson is leaving the Obama cabinet, apparently at least partly because of her opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. It’s worrisome that this one effort at controlling the growing North American fossil fuel industry – by blocking Keystone XL – has produced so much opposition. Meanwhile, there has […]

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Vermont

2012-12-28

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Reading

2012-12-25

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Canadian charities – especially environmental charities – now feel threatened that they will lose their special tax status if they engage in ‘political’ activity. The Canada Revenue Agency website describes the rules: Registered charities are prohibited from partisan political activity, because supporting or opposing a political party or candidate for public office is not a […]

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Train car

2012-12-24

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