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  1. The “Circle of Consumption” & the Holidays

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    November 30, 2017 by John Crapper

    Our economy insures that Consumerism is alive and thriving.  How many times have we read in business magazines or heard on …
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  2. Greensburg, Kansas – A Green Wonderland!

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    April 6, 2017 by John Crapper

    Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore but Greensburg is and it’s green energy wonderland!  I wish Alice was here to …
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  3. Bullitt Center – World’s Greenest Building

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    October 5, 2015 by John Crapper

    Something happened pretty cool in Seattle the other day. Washington State residents can take pride in this marvelous achievement. Let’s …
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  4. Seattle Calls on Bill Gates to Divest From Fossil Fuels

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    September 11, 2015 by John Crapper

    I live in Seattle and this last Wednesday a major campaingn was announced. As reported in the Guardian Wednesday, 9 …
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  5. Geoducks – Ummm Good – Holy Shit!

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    September 6, 2015 by John Crapper

    As reported on King 5 news August 13, 2015: New geoduck farming rules are rolling out across Puget Sound, prompting …
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  6. Bertha’s Boondoggle Neighbor

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    August 24, 2015 by John Crapper

    Definition of a boondoggle: An unnecessary or wasteful project or activity. Bertha is a 57 foot diameter tunnel boring machine …
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  7. Some Gifts Just Stink!

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    May 28, 2015 by John Crapper

    Ever gotten a gift that just sucks? I mean it really stinks. My brother, of all people, gave as a …
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  8. The War on Terror & Climate Change

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    May 14, 2015 by John Crapper

    I recently had a conversation with a young man who had just finished serving a tour of duty in both …
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  9. The Birth of the Shitty Way – Part 2 of 3

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    December 4, 2014 by John Crapper

    It was 1992. My wife Kathy, Jonathan, Joanie and myself, all teachers at Ruamrudee International School, gathered together as we …
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  10. Driving Ass-backward – Commuting Wastefully ( Part 1 of 2 )

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    October 23, 2014 by John Crapper

      Analysis of data from the American Community Survey, gathered in 2005  found nine out of 10 workers, or 87.7 …
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  11. Unsustainable Sustainability

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    October 16, 2014 by John Crapper

    sustain 1. To keep in existence; maintain. 2. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for. 3. To support from …
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  12. Seattle & Puget Sound Kossacks Have Lunch with Kshama Sawant

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    October 7, 2014 by John Crapper

    On Saturday, 10/4/14  Seattle and Puget Sound Kossacks had the chance to have lunch with Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant.  …
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  13. What is Wealth? Simply put…..

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    September 11, 2014 by John Crapper

    What is wealth? When you think about it wealth is really the ability to do things: the ability to grow …
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  14. The Ass-backward RV

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    July 17, 2014 by John Crapper

    There is no more perfect an example of ass-backward super-consumerism than the American recreational vehicle better known as the RV. …
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  15. The Things We Take For Granted

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    June 12, 2014 by John Crapper

      There are lots of important things in this world we tend to take for granted. l To prove my …
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  16. Climate Change: You Can’t Have My I-Pad!

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    May 29, 2014 by John Crapper

    A while back I purchased an I-pad. I love it. I’m not sure how I ever survived without it. I …
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  17. SkyMall Shopping – Spying & Escape

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    May 22, 2014 by John Crapper

    This is the information age and super-consumers need more than others. They have a compelling need to know and SkyMall …
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  18. SkyMall – Storage

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    May 1, 2014 by John Crapper

    The ideas just keep on coming when you shop at SkyMall.  There are hundreds of new products being introduced every …
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  19. Beyond Coal – Thinking About Progress Worldwide

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    April 24, 2014 by John Crapper

    The Sierra Club has a nationwide program they call “Beyond Coal”. Their accomplishments have been impressive.   The latest from …
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  20. Keystone Pipeline: A Titanic Shift

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    March 3, 2014 by John Crapper

      I like analogies.  They help me clarify my thoughts.  When I was a teacher in Middle School at an …
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Our climate is changing. I'm humorously serious about addressing it. I'm convinced my ego is the main culprit. My religion, Holy Shitters, demands I humble myself and celebrate the fact my shit stinks.
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