Category Archives: Reading Responses

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response: wrapping up

So, we’re all set to go build that now, right? (No, but it did come from a nice article about the green city v. the garden city.) The semester is coming to a close, but it seems like I’m just … Continue reading

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reading response: passive aggressive

Back in 2010, when Joe & I were brand-newlyweds, he stumbled upon this NY Times article about a crazy German home style that required no heating. In fact, the home could be heated just by warming your tea water in … Continue reading

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reading response: toward a green economy

an old photo from my previous blog (when I felt the need to put everything in colored boxes) plus my husband hugging a windmill Back in 2010, through a random series of events, Joe & I ended up on a … Continue reading

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reading response: H2O

182 glorious square feet: day 1 in our first apartment, while moving in (and yes, that’s a twin-sized bed) Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. –Coleridge Yesterday, Joe the Husband & I went on a Day Date. … Continue reading

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reading response 1: limits of growth

So, here’s something that gave me a bit of a shock. This graph was part of a Smithsonian article revisiting Limits of Growth. Here are the first to paragraphs of the article: Recent research supports the conclusions of a controversial … Continue reading

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allow me to introduce myself…

My name is Megan. It’s starts with an H and ends with an… okay, this is already breaking down. I’ll just get to the point. This blog, project V515, is the core of my sustainable communities class. My goal is … Continue reading

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