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The forms of sustainability

Lot51Jan"Sustainability," as a buzzword, is exhibiting amazing staying power. Farmers, grocers, car manufacturers, and of course homebuilders are throwing it around like confetti. It's being used so ubiquitously that it seems everything today is sustainable. But of course we know it isn't. What is "sustainability," when we're...
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The Holidays on Whidbey Island

Our holiday season on Whidbey Island is a whole lot less frenetic than it is in certain large cities and suburbs over there on the mainland. Whidbey Island won't be clotted traffic. No full-up parking lots. Or fraying tempers. Or rent-a-cops prowling the stores suspiciously evaluating every customer for shoplifting potential. Instead of all this, Whidbey residents...
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