Monthly Archives: March 2011

Expensive Rotisserie chicken for retirees

Now spring has arrived  we decided to grill outside more often. To spice up the menu I bought a generic grill rotisserie so we could try to cook different ways. Our grill is a 20 year old Sunbeam which is … Continue reading

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Oil from Plastic waste.

From our previous post we have gotten into composting all our organic waste. Our only trash is now plastic food wrappers and plastic bags. Everything else is recycled  cardboard/news papers/paper/cans/bottles. So I  began to think of what a waste sending … Continue reading

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Build a garden compost for retirees.

After  our trip to our cites recycle center we decide to build a larger compost bin. We had a small plastic 50gal size unit supplied by the city but needed a larger one. So as retirees we decided to  build … Continue reading

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No Bargain

Sometimes that old adage,” you get what you pay for” is so true.  We thought we could get a bargain on a store-brand whole chicken.  We’re we wrong.

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Story about how stuff is made and discarded.

Today while browsing Youtube looking for a ‘how to video’ I stumbled across  a 21 minute video about how things work and how unsustainable our existing consumption system is.

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Bone health for retired women

The following information is based strictly on my own experience with Osteoporosis and overall bone health.    A little over five years ago, my GP ordered a routine chest  x-ray.  Once the results were in, my GP's office called me … Continue reading

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Health problems Walking and Bicycling in California

Now that we are retired we thought walking and bicycling would be good exercise. Well basically it is. The only problem we have found is being nearly run over either by cars not stopping at crossing or being injured when … Continue reading

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