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Jack Anderson | Charging ahead: All about ‘eGallons’

How much does it cost to commute to work or drive over to Pybus Market? The price of gasoline is easy to find — it’s posted at every corner gas station. But what about the cost of driving on electricity? One tool that has been developed to allow a quick overview comparison is the eGallon. Here’s how it works. Take the average distance that a gasoline-powered vehicle can drive on a gallon of gas; then, calculate how much it would cost to drive the average EV that same distance. Because ...
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Betsy Steele | You dig? Earth disturbance = noxious weeds

Fields of salsify had taken over the meadows. Like seedy jellyfish, their globular mass of achenes, wisps of fiber, now clogged and floated on airy currents. Previously, a warp and weft of tall grasses — generations of growth and death — had matted the meadow ground, cushioning it against invading seeds, shading out any that dared to intrude.
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Susan Ballinger | Make it an adventure, don’t mention the hike

If you ask local parents who routinely take their children out on the trails of our region, they will likely advise you not to ask kids if they want to go on a hike — as most will reply with a resounding “no.” Instead, be a clever parent and describe an adventure destination that includes a picnic and downplay the fact that everyone will have to hike to get there!
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Anita Eaton | Yes, there are much better ways for artists to donate

The phone call from a worthy cause: “We are having an auction to raise funds for charity, and we want you and any artist you know to donate work. The exposure will be great for you. You can deduct the donation from your taxes.” (The allowed deduction is for of materials only, hardly any of the charities understand this when they decide to have an art auction, nor do they consider minimum bids, or sharing proceeds with the artists.)