Tech Tip Tuesday = Easy Events

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My Tech Tip for this Tuesday is This – Make it EASY for People to Connect, Follow, and Show up at Events. If you are hosting an event (and you actually want people to show up) create the registration in a way that makes it very easy for them (the average techno-challenged human) to register, … Continue reading

Permaculture Growth at Victory Garden Initiative

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Permaculture review by Karin Conway 10/30/13 (PDC Certification 2013)   What the heck is this thing called “permaculture” anyway?  That is a good question that I have had asked a lot lately.  I heard it described perfectly as “Applied Ecology” recently. I couldn’t think of a more succinct definition.   According to  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture ;  Permaculture is … Continue reading

Something to Say

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I receive these wonderful inspirational messages daily from Nightingale Conant. This one reminds me of a man I never met, my husband’s Father. Apparently George never said much … unless he had something to say. I never had the pleasure to meet him. He passed away before I met and married Joe. Hhmm… I think … Continue reading

Composting Tips – Coffee Grounds

I found some great information on specifics regarding coffee grounds and composting. If you know me, you know how much I like my worms and the amazing compost they produce. Watch my updates for some new class offerings on container gardening and basic composting.  🙂 KC Information sourced from http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/soil/2002015354019975.html Coffee Grounds and Composting Coffee … Continue reading

Shift Your Whole Day in Five Seconds

The message below is written by someone I am proud to call a friend, Dr Rick Schaefer. I hope you enjoy it and subscribe to his posts if you have not already done so. Make it a great day! 🙂 Karin Conway   Shift your whole day in five seconds with this “reset button.” Can … Continue reading

Hey City Composters

People who know me know what a little nature freak I am. I save every scrap of anything that I can compost or recycle. The garbage man loves me because there is next to nothing for him to pick up. My Mom taught me to compost the old fashioned way, without any fancy bins or … Continue reading

The Next Right Thing – Dr David Krueger

The Next Right Thing David Krueger, M.D.   John Paul Sartre tells a story about a young married couple who have breakfast together each morning. After breakfast, the wife kisses her husband goodbye and sits by the window all day to cry until he returns. When he does, she perks up. The psychologically minded might … Continue reading

Questions to Free Your Mind

I had to share this post with you, written by a very cool lady that I follow. Kate writes a blog entitled “Return to Happy”.  Need I say more? 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind 02/10/2011 These questions have no right or wrong answers.  Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer. How … Continue reading

Mary Morrissey – Silence

Mary Morrissey is one of my favorite people.  Visit her website to sign up to get these Daily Dream Builder emails sent to you. http://www.marymorrissey.com/ 🙂 Karin Daily Dream Builder The Navajo had a special way of speaking:  They spoke and then had silence.  They believed the silence was more informative than the word and unless … Continue reading

LEANING YOUR LADDER AGAINST THE RIGHT BUILDING

I recently received this message in an email from a friend and had to share it. Thanks Renee! I think it is so hard to stay out of the competitive mindset. This way of thinking has been drilled into most of our heads since birth. We competed with siblings for attention, competed for the best … Continue reading