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Making Stuff: Christmas Wrapping

by This is Carrie on December 16, 2009

I’ve been making stuff, but it’s top secret until after the holidays. I’ve also been making reusable fabric bags to wrap my gifts. Thanks to my own foresight–buying fabric after last Christmas at 90% off–it’s been just about as cheap and just the same amount of work as traditional wrapping paper.

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The Garbage Patch

by This is Carrie on June 24, 2009

I watched a video yesterday about the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” and yet I was still surprised today when I got to the beach and the shore looked like this:I’ve never seen it this bad. The amount of plastic debris that had washed up on the beach was staggering. Bottle caps, styrofoam, cigarette lighters, …

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