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everybody. Thought I should get around to making an post.

I live in New Zealand where I love to get into the outdoors and enjoy . Generally dividing my time between family time with my wife and kids, in the and .

As a onetime ecologist I'm generally interested in environmental issues, , and community.

I currently work from home running our design and web business.

A tween and teenager both showering last night ran us out of hot water for the first time. We do not want this to become a regular thing.

Just a friendly reminder

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I havent seen too many gliders (basically small planes without engines) in solarpunk stuff (although its very possible i just missed it)
On good days when the conditions are right you can travel 100km+. You just need to get into the air to start either by tow or winch. And the rest of the journey is riding thermals and mountain winds, all of which is ultimately solar powered.
I just think theyre cool
#solarpunk

Some awesome and why weโ€™re forced to build suburbs that suck.

(North America centric but many of the issues are the same here in Aotearoa)

youtu.be/MWsGBRdK2N0

Took an enjoyable lunchtime stroll around the neighbourhood with my wife (and doggo). Nice way to break up the work day.

It was a good reliable car but I spent most of the time telling the buyer about the small things that are wrong with it.

Sold out old car yesterday.

Iโ€™m always a bit nervous selling larger ticket items because Iโ€™d hate for something to happen and the buyer to feel ripped off.

**How Ben & Jerryโ€™s Exposed Israelโ€™s anti-BDS Strategy**

"What differentiates Ben & Jerryโ€™s decision to abandon the ever-growing market of illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank from previous decisions by other international corporations is the fact that the ice cream company has made it clear that its move was morally motivated. Indeed, Ben & Jerryโ€™s did not aโ€ฆ"

counterpunch.org/2021/07/30/ho

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Taking my daughter to dancing and working on my laptop in a hidden spot while I wait. I was quite productive last time so Iโ€™ll see how it goes today.

At my daughterโ€™s swimming lessons. Almost every parent is on a phone. A couple are chatting, one brought their laptop and one old guy is just straight up taking a nap.

Seriously think he might fall off his bench.

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Whatโ€™s the true cost of shipping all your junk across the ocean?

Take a look around your home and youโ€™ll likely find plenty of goods that traveled by cargo ship to your doorstep. A set of IKEA plates made in China. A dresser full of pandemic-era loungewear, ordered on Target and made in Guatemala, Sri Lanka, and ...

grist.org/climate/the-true-cos #climateemergency #pollution #environment #ecology

Just spent 4 hours doing a job that should take about 30 mins. All because the website refused to save the code (which it has done in the past).

2021 06 Portrait
#art #illustration #drawing
testing out my new XP-Pen by making a portrait in three different drawing styles that I often draw both digitally and with traditional media.
See the whole series here
katherinemontalto.com/2021-06-

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