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Good home improvement doesn't have to be just about energy or water efficiency. This is something I struggled with when selecting this year's DIY project for Dad and me. [portfolio_slideshow] I feel very fortunate to have a Dad who's a great handyman and 'fixer'. I'm also grateful for all the time I spent in Dad's ... [Read more]

There's a lot of talk now about 'the green wave'. But I've got a lot of questions about timing. Did the wave already come back in the 70s, did we have a 're-awaking' around the turn of the century, or is there a growing peak of awareness building momentum and about to start crashing down ... [Read more]

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