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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Work & Place: A Brief Interview with Daniel Dunbar

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The end of winter is quite possibly the heaviest time of year. Everything is swollen with water and frozen snow, things are melting, sloshing, sliding. We are all worn out from the stress of additional winter chores, and it’s easy for your mood to get like our driveway – muddy. And yet . . . […]

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The Story of Moon Bear

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There was a maple not far from a path I frequented.  A grand sentinel, he stood broad and tall.   I first noticed a fungal growth about its base in ’02, and in ’03 I saw it was worsening fast, so I felled it before it could rot out entire.   Oh, how the ground shook. The […]

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How Living Off the Grid Changed the Way I Cook

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When you are no longer connected to the public utility lines, you approach cooking a whole different way. It begins with the tools you rely on, and ultimately changes the way you think about meals. When I first set up my off-grid kitchen, I was excited about the challenge and readily shod myself of the […]

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When the Winds Blow

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Building from trees that meet their end due to storm damage has always been part of the way Dan thinks when working with wood. About 10 years ago a derecho, or front line wind storm, blew through Lino Lakes, MN, taking down hundreds of trees and damaging homes. When Dan arrived that weekend to help […]

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