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“I plan to wax political here, so please bear with me. I don’t usually like to bring politics into a hobby but here I think its appropriate since it is actually what got me into Moleskines. I just read 1984 … Continue reading

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In the Wake of Charley, How to Help

Saturday, August 14, 2004 — In the largest storm response effort since Hurricane Andrew, the Red Cross is coordinating a massive response effort focusing initially on providing safety and shelter for the now homeless, as well as food and dry … Continue reading

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“Inappropriate”

We don’t usually post current affairs stuff on Moleskinerie but this item from BoingBoing caught our attention: “This morning, they’re doing bag searches again to get on the ferry. And the guy doing the searches pulls me aside and says, … Continue reading

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Steve Mumford

Memorial Service for for Pfc. Jason Nathanial Lynch Pfc. Jason Nathanial Lynch was a 21-year-old gunner from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He was killed in a firefight on June 18 in Buhriz, just north of Baqubah. After the service … Continue reading

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Ten steps to a sustainable energy future

“As we leave oil behind as our dominant energy technology we will more and more convert our energy system from a chemical to an electrical base. Electric power will be the reference energy against which all other forms of energy … Continue reading

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The History of Credit and Debt

Athenian silver “owls” coins “Many believe we live in a time when our creditors force us into money troubles. When we find ourselves with a debt burden, the common lament is that we are victims of moneylenders, payday loan outfits, … Continue reading

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Today is PIYP Day

“The City of New York and The New York Times invite you to join us on April 30, 2004 for Poem in Your Pocket Day. April is National Poetry month and there is no better way to culminate this tradition … Continue reading

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The 2004 Footprint of Nations

“The 2004 Footprint of Nations concludes that the world’s wealthiest nations are mortgaging the future at the expense of today’s children, the poor, and the long-term health of the Earth. Through excessive consumption of non-renewable resources, a handful of countries … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Reduce “The full hybrid system is capable of operating in either gas or electric modes, as well as a mode in which both the gas engine and electric motor are in operation. The advantages of a full hybrid system (also … Continue reading

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