05 Oct '11, 11am

For 3 Boys, an Excellent Adventure: Rowing a kayak, feeding a pit fire or biking around on their own, the author...

For 3 Boys, an Excellent Adventure: Rowing a kayak, feeding a pit fire or biking around on their own, the author...

Susannah Hopkins Leisher In the Maine woods, the author’s children have permission to bike as far one mile from the family cabin on their own. Back home in New Jersey, they rode in a parking lot under supervision. As some of you may know, my husband and I are in the midst of a yearlong adventure off the grid with our children in the Maine woods. I recently returned from playing hooky for a few days to attend the Peace Corps 50th-anniversary celebrations in Washington along with 5,000 other returned volunteers — just a fraction of the nearly quarter-million who have served our country since J.F.K. challenged college students on a freezing campaign night in Michigan to devote their skills to helping people overseas. As a volunteer in Nepal, I went two years without a hot shower. As it happened, I had my first hot shower in 2½ months while in Washington for the Peace Corps ce...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/05/for-3-boys-an-e...

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New post: Read about my hot air ballooning adventure!

New post: Read about my hot air ballooning adve...

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BLOG: Eco Adventure @ Awana Genting Long House. Fitst time abseiling!! #fb

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Live from #SxSWeco: Feeding The Future Without Trashing The Planet #care2 via @ecosphericblog

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care2.com 05 Oct '11, 3pm

The first-ever SxSW Eco is taking place this week in Austin, Texas. It’s a three-day event that brings together sustainabl...

Singapore's STI falls more than 3%

Singapore's STI falls more than 3%

channelnewsasia.com 04 Oct '11, 10am

SINGAPORE - Singapore share prices dived 3.45% on Tuesday, extending losses on Monday. The blue-chip Straits Times Index (...