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December 2009 Blog Posts (4)

notes and why I want TM to embrace a power down week

Transitioners and Friends, I am pasting my notes and thoughts from our hub last meeting sub group on off the grid week. What I am hoping/asking is that we will make this an official "Transition Milwaukee" event and put our full power and weight behind it. i was excited By Ken Keens interest in planning and have gotten warm responses from some others individuals in either participating or joining in planning.

This is not to say we would not have other projects, but I have been… Continue

Added by Sarah Moore on December 23, 2009 at 4:51pm — No Comments

my holiday letter

This is the letter that the Riverwest Currents printed for me. If you like this letter, please share it or write your own.

I am asking for a gift from everyone I know, it is not a gift from a store, it is nothing you can buy. What I am asking for is for everyone I know, every friend, family member, neighbor and everyone who reads this, to help save my children and grandchildren. From those who are already working hard I am gratefully asking for even more.

Here is the beginning of the… Continue

Added by Sarah Moore on December 17, 2009 at 1:22pm — No Comments

my first power down day

A few weeks ago Xav Leplae brought up the idea of an off the grid or power down week with me. which I love and am very excited about us possibly doing in Riverwest in the spring. But then as I talked with others and we batted around the idea on the Transition yahoo group I heard about the idea of power down days. So I started inviting others to pick a day with me. The idea as I see it is that every family or individual can choose what power down means to them. If that means a day with out the… Continue

Added by Sarah Moore on December 14, 2009 at 11:38pm — 4 Comments

Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

Article fro Eartheasy Blog - Link:

In over 150 cities in 14 countries, ‘Transition Town’ communities are raising awareness of the threats associated with peak oil and climate change, and taking practical steps to prepare for a… Continue

Added by Jessica Cohodes on December 8, 2009 at 11:22am — No Comments

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